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All-star celebrity bash near Cannes raises $30m for AIDS fight; Jeff Koons sculpture goes for $13 million

1 hour agoArts : Artdaily

A soiree with some of Hollywood's biggest names held late Thursday near Cannes during the film festival raised $30 million (27 million euros) for the fight against AIDS. Leonardo DiCaprio, Antonio Banderas, Michael Fassbender, F1 driver...Show More Summary

At Least Koons Can Still Afford to Make His Art in Manhattan

As it turns out, Jeff Koons — he of the shiny oversize toys favored by billionaires the world over — is an environmentalist. On May 20, he was granted an award for this by Riverkeeper. Robert Kennedy Jr. approached Koons approximately four years ago about his organization. Which is lovely,... More »

Maria Abramovic Complains Jay Z Took Advantage Of Her. But Who Took Advantage Of Whom?

Maria Abramovi? has crossed a line that even Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst are wary of. Someone was bound to do it eventually. She has not just taken art out of the gallery but into a realm of rock concert hysteria and teen adulation. To put it kindly, you can say her fans resemble the […]

Whitney Museum Names New Chief Curator: Scott Rothkopf

Mr. Rothkopf, 38, has organized exhibitions of the work of Jeff Koons, Wade Guyton and Mary Heilmann.

Behind the Scenes With Jeff Koons’s Metallurgist

Most great art is made in a dictatorship — the old idiom about a camel being a horse designed by committee comes to mind — but it takes an unsung hero sometimes to get the job done. Dick Polich is one such individual. I had interviewed many of his clients,... More »

The Walker Curates the News: 05.11.15

last weekArts : Art21 Blog

Nearly 60 top arts figures—including Chuck Close, Cindy Sherman, Jeff Koons, and Richard Prince—have signed a letter urging NYC officials to deny the Frick Collection’s expansion proposal on the grounds …

Jeff Koons, Cindy Sherman, and Dozens More Artists Join Fight to Stop Frick Expansion

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

A group of 54 artists and other art worlders has signed a letter asking Mayor de Blasio and Meenakshi Srinivasan, chair of the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission, to deny the Frick Collection's proposed plan for expansion.

Jeff Koons, Cindy Sherman, and Other Big Artists Push Against Garden-Killing Frick Expansion

New York City’s Frick Collection, a house turned museum constructed by Henry Clay Frick in 1912, is set off from busy 70th Street by a serene pocket garden designed by architect Russell Page in 1977, which would be destroyed by the museum's planned expansion. While the museum describes the 42,000-square-foot... More »

Focus: Melodie Provenzano

Last year Laura Hutson wrote in Nashville Scene that Melodie Provenzano’s playful paintings "land somewhere between Jeff Koons kitsch and Takashi Murakami cute...bridging the tricky gap between commercial and accessible." I'm looking...Show More Summary

Two masterworks by Jeff Koons and Martin Kippenberger to be offered at Christie's

last monthArts : Artdaily

Christie's highly anticipated Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale will offer two masterworks from the collection of renowned publisher and art collector, Benedikt Taschen. Martin Kippenberger and Jeff Koons, leaders of the New...Show More Summary

T Magazine: A Christie’s Auction Brings Together the Art, and History, of Jeff Koons and Martin Kippenberger

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

Two works by the artists, owned by the publishing giant Benedikt Taschen (and both formerly in the hands of Koons), are being sold alongside each other next month.

Artist Turns 1983 Camaro Z28 Into Non-Functional Hippy Coral Reef

The topography of the automotive art world is as varied as Malibu's famous canyon roads—lots of highs and lots of lows. The pinnacle is populated by greats like Jeff Koons and Andy Warhol—both did fantastic work with BMW—and the nadir by execrable carnival barkers like the pompous louts who crushed a Type-997 Porsche 911 just to...

“The Jeff Koons Of The Pop World” And Its “Gloriously Tacky” Future

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

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 […]

Roundup: Björk show slammed, Koons sculpture battle, L.A. mystery museum

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

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,...

New Media Artist Michael Green’s 365 Days of Adventure In Second Life

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

Wednesday Links: Sacramento Gets a Jeff Koons!

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

[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

Jeff Koons Public Sculpture Declared a Breadcrumb to Porn

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

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!"

Jeff Koons and Cindy Sherman donate to FAPE's Print and Photography Collections

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

City of Sacramento and the Sacramento Kings acquire sculpture by Jeff Koons

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

The Kings Get a Koons

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

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