Spencer Kornhaber on PC Music at SXSW: “Many of the grooves and hooks are undeniable – and listening to it, you realize just how unnecessary the big-budget production currently defining popular dance music might be, and how ridiculous the mist-machine drama and pained soul singing of the average zillion-selling Avicii record really is.” (Wait, that‘s […]
George Lucas’ museum hits a road bump. The papers of a Nazi-era art dealer are to be made public. A fight erupts over a Jeff Koons sculpture in Sacramento. A mystery museum is planned for downtown L.A. And the Björk show in New York? The reviews are in and they are, well,...
A young man sets off into the (digital) wilderness Portland-based GIF and new media artist Michael Green first came to prominence/infamy when he tried to sell an animated GIF version of Jeff Koon’s famous Balloon Dog on ebay for $5800. Show More Summary
[caption id="attachment_71660" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Robb Swanson, right, and Doug Wilson hold posters opposing the sculpture chosen to go in front of the arena Tuesday at the Sacramento council meeting. Photo: Jose Luis Villegas[/caption] The...Show More Summary
The debate over a Jeff Koons public sculpture in Sacramento rages. Artist Marco Fuoco is enraged. "Did you know he did porn and did it art!"
The Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies announced the 2015 contributions to its Original Print and Photography Collections by artists Jeff Koons and Cindy Sherman. These works will be unveiled for the first time at a reception and dinner at the U.S. Show More Summary
The City of Sacramento and the Sacramento Kings announced $3 million in donations to acquire an original sculpture by world-renowned artist Jeff Koons. The sculpture would be showcased within the Entertainment and Sports Center (ESC) plaza and would mark the first artwork by Koons purchased by a municipality for permanent display. Show More Summary
Images via Jeff Koons loves basketball. Now, basketball loves Jeff Koons. Yesterday the Sacramento Kings announced their plans to commission an original sculpture by the artist to the healthy tune of $9.5 million. Selected by a panel...Show More Summary
Pop Art Comeback Announce that you like Jeff Koons and they’ll think you’re crazy or a capitalist running-dog lackey. Say you hate him and you’re just another anti-capitalist snooty spoilsport, without a sense of irony. So the best thing to do might be to avoid […]
Thirty-five works, from artists including Barbara Kruger, John Baldessari, Jeff Koons and Ed Ruscha, will be auctioned at Sotheby's to benefit the museum.
This week in art news: A 6.5-ton ground-to-air missile was installed beside London's Hayward Gallery, an appellate court ruled in favor of the Met's "pay what you wish" policy, and a Jeff Koons exhibition was cancelled due to "a lack of funding."
Play-Doh sculpture by the interns of artist Jeff Koons. Photo by Boss Tweed via Flickr For all its simplicity, it’s hard to deny that Play-Doh is one of the most successful toys of all time. A colored modeling clay just a cut above what...Show More Summary
I wrote most of the first two sections of this essay (Part 1) in March 2011, but never submitted it anywhere. I think I lost interest in the subject. I thought I wrote it well before the negative critiques would surely come rolling in, even before Koons’s retrospective at the Whitney in 2014.
Shiny on the outside, hollow on the inside. That is how the work of the American artist, Jeff Koons, has been generally described and received, not only by those who are less than affectionate toward it but also by those who like it...
An investigation into the ways in which the wealthy use art foundations to house their collections tax-free... the less-than-transparent art acquisition process at the National Gallery of Art... a summary of how the Jeff Koons retrospective is doing in France... and lots of follow-up on...
London designer Katie Eary once again presented a collection full of bold colors for Fall 2015. Inspired by contemporary artists Jenny Saville, Jeff Koons and KAWS, Eary presents eye-catching graphics and embroideries in this new… The post Katie Eary Fall 2015 Collection appeared first on Highsnobiety.
Jeff Koons and Takashi Murakami are among the artists donating work to benefit the 1 in 11 campaign, which aims to improve education for children.
Wu-Tang will auction "Once Upon A Time In Shaolin" through Paddle8, known for auctioning the works of contemporary art titans like Damien Hirst and Jeff Koons.
A second sculpture by Jeff Koons is conspicuously absent from his retrospective at the Centre Pompidou after a photographer's widow complained to the art star and the museum's administration that "Naked" (1988) constituted copyright infringement.
The Moderna Museet is presenting Sculpture After Sculpture, a major exhibition that brings together the work of three of today?s most esteemed artists, Katharina Fritsch, Jeff Koons, and Charles Ray ? three innovators whose parallel endeavors have reinvented the traditions of their art form. Show More Summary