Among the highlights of the Whitney Museum's Jeff Koons retrospective, Play-Doh -- a "ten-foot-tall, metastasized childhood nightmare in painted aluminum that has taken Koons two decades to realize, in all its luridly DayGlo, dog-poop...Show More Summary
Carrie Mae Weems joins ART21 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Jeff Koons drops by The New School, Allan McCollum prepares for a solo show, and more in this week's roundup.
A small section of the Jeff Koons retrospective exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art was vandalized Wednesday, but no works of art were damaged, according to the New York museum.
A Canadian performance artist splattered paint and drew on a wall of the Whitney Museum's Jeff Koons show yesterday. The artist, Istvan Kantor, was taken into custody and then to a hospital for evaluation. [ more › ]
Performance artist Istvan Kantor (Karl Lagerfeld lookalike?) vandalizes Jeff Koons retrospective with his own blood. This seems to be a pastime for him, seeing as he doused a Paul McCarthy sculpture in his blood in 2004. He won a Canadian award for that one. Show More Summary
A man who was photographed by a bystander splashed red paint on a blank gallery wall at the Whitney Museum of Art on Wednesday in an isolated act of vandalism on the third floor where the Jeff Koons retrospective is on display.
A man briefly disrupted the Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney Museum this afternoon, splashing red paint against a wall and signing his name.
Recently, I read a statement by Kenneth Turan, film critic for the LA Times, that struck a chord. As a poet and art critic, it is impossible to ignore the reams of exaggeration I am bombarded with on a daily basis, from blurbs attesting...Show More Summary
While the Whitney's soon-to-be old location on the Upper East Side presents a Jeff Koons retrospective, its future home along the High Line is nearing completion. Designed by Italian starchitect Renzo Piano, the angular, tiered structure was enclosed back...
Corgi rodeo. Yeehaw! [Imgur] The Jeff Koons retrospective is so gosh darn popular that the Whitney will now be open on Mondays to accommodate visitors. [Artsbeat] An explanation of “riots” compared to “protests.” [The New Inquiry] “On one hand this is literally finger-painting. Show More Summary
Starting Sept. 1, the museum will will be open on Mondays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., until its Jeff Koons retrospective closes.
Heidi Klum is a stylish babe in blue while touching down at LAX Airport on Friday (August 15) in Los Angeles. “GAZING BALL Jeff Koons Whitney Museum NYC,” the 41-year-old former supermodel tweeted the day before with a pic of herself. Check out the cute pic below! PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Heidi [...]
Illustrator Jon Burgerman crafts miniature versions of the American artist's 10-foot-tall metal art piece
Stella McCartney has an eclectic group of friends, many of them outside fashion circles — you can tell just by the guest list at her annual resort presentation-cum-party. (Lorne Michaels, Jeff Koons, Marilyn Minter, and Jenny Lewis attended the last one.) Now McCartney has recruited a new pal, artist Petra... More »
by Jake Gallagher Jeff Koons Retrospective, The Whitney — July 25th, 4:06PM Location: 75th St. and 5th Ave. Length: 68 people Weather: 81 and partly cloudy Crowd: Diverse enough to make any Koon's collector (and their wallet) swell with pride. Mood: A despondent tourist whined to her friends. Show More Summary
There comes a time in a young critic’s life– after hours spent seeking meaning in a press release about Lady Gaga’s latest Jeff Koons partnership, or in a comment hole under leaked photos of George Bush bathroom portraits, or you turn...Show More Summary
[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