[caption id="attachment_68138" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Carol Vogel interviews Jeff Koons[/caption] Carol Vogel, plagiarist? First, Fishbowl NY reported that part of her lede for a story on Piero di Cosimo appeared to be taken from his Wikipedia entry, which was last modified in May. Show More Summary
China’s biggest e-commerce site Alibaba is now peddling stainless steel dog manufactured by VLA Sculpture to replicate Jeff Koons' iconic “Balloon Dog” sculpture. Last year the sculpture was sold at Christie’s New York for $58.4 million and earned Jeff Koons a world record. Read the rest of the story at: China produces knock-offs of Jeff Koons' “Balloon Dog”
When last we visited Charlie Rose, he was baffling Richard Serra by asking the artist hypothetical questions about being himself. Last night Rose had another Monumental Male Artist on the show, Jeff Koons — because, as Rose says, Koons is "having a moment."
Jeff Koons' orange "Balloon Dog" sold for $58.4 million at auction last year, making it the most expensive work ever sold by a living artist. But if you don't have that kind of cash lying around, you can always turn to Alibaba. The Chinese...Show More Summary
Warning: Some of Koons’ work is NSFW! Not for kids. Except for the cheesy intro music, I like this review of Jeff Koons’ recent show. I’ve always had this love/hate approach to his work and I think this discussion by art critic Rodrigo Canete helps out. #puppies 50+ chapters of grad skool advice goodness: Grad Skool […]
A seller on Chinese b2b site Alibaba is offering stainless steel sculptures of balloon animal dogs in the style of Jeff Koons. For as little as $500, you can get your own knock-off copy of Balloon Dog, which sold for $58 million last...Show More Summary
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Found on Alibaba, China's biggest e-commerce site: a balloon dog knockoff, fabricated however you like.
Tabaimo unveils new work in Australia, Jeff Koons takes over H&M in New York, Diana Al-Hadid is coming to Ohio, and more in this week's roundup.
Kimye's engagement ring, the world's most expensive (non-balloon) dog, fancy cars, and more--or, one measly chunk of stainless steel art. A retrospective of the American artist Jeff Koons opened at the Whitney Museum recently, and all anyone can talk about is how damn expensive his work is. Show More Summary
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Tomorrow, H&M will open its largest store to date, and to celebrate, they brought in artist Jeff Koons to curate the look of the six-story flagship... Read the full post Jeff Koons for H&M: Old Balloon Dog, New Tricks which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
“I have a little bit of the heebie-jeebies by ‘art inspired by fashion’—or art printed on fashion,” said designer Zac Posen during a recent on-stage conversation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Look no further than H&M’s latest “fashion...Show More Summary
Jeff Koons knows you're taking dead-eyed selfies while looking into the large, reflective surfaces of his sculptures at the Whitney. He knows that you’re hashtagging them (#metallic, #art, #dope, #nyc) and that they’re — Kara Walker's Sugar Baby aside — the trendiest selfies of summer. And he’s totally happy about it. “I think... More »
Jeff Koons creates a caspule line for the opening of H&M’s new flagship store in New York. read more
The recent opening of the Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art has occasioned a number of rave reviews. They’re so good, in fact, that they’ve inspired Los Angeles Times writer Carolina A. Miranda to comb the write-ups for “evocative turn[s] of phrase, political metaphor[s], and references to lady parts” in order […]
Smiling Into Summer Cultural & Charitable Catch-Up; July 2014 Text & Photographs © Jill Lynne 2014. Jeff Koons, The Whitney Museum of Art Moves Downtown, "The Invention Of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd, "The Ocean At The End of The Lane" by...Show More Summary
Behind the World Cup: Arcade Journal, the only architectural magazine in the Pacific Northwest (that is not a good thing), has just posted an excellent essay called "The Limits of Favela Chic." It is by Lisa Sturdivant, a young and Seattle-based urban planner. Show More Summary
1. Are people biased against black dogs? 2. Kickstarter in Everything (potato salad, average is over). 3. Jeff Koons employs 128 people. 4. “We are calling this missing light the photon underproduction crisis. But it’s the astronomers who are in crisis—somehow or other, the universe is getting along just fine.” 5. Mining the streets of […]
As if his museum-filling Whitney retrospective weren’t enough, Jeff Koons currently has a massive sculpture on view at Rockefeller Center. “Split-Rocker” is comprised of two halves, one the recreated head of a toy pony rocker, the other the head of a toy dinosaur rocker.