Have you ever wondered what the artist statement of famous artists look like? Jeff Koons, Artist, New York City, Studio Portrait by Chris Fanning I've been developing a page devoted to Examples... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Jean-Michel Basquiat: Now’s the Time Guggenheim Bilbao, until 1 November Jeff Koons: Retrospective Guggenheim Bilbao, until 27 September Manhattan in the late 1970s early 1980s was, by all accounts, a… Continue reading The post If only they were a bit less cool: Jean-Michel Basquiat and Jeff Koons at the Guggenheim Bilbao appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
This week (weeks?) has been all about the Broad museum. The architecture. The art. The gala. All those Jeff Koons sculptures. Which means that flocks of national and international design critics have descended on Los Angeles to kick the tires on Eli Broad's latest cultural venture. A lot of them...
What: Inaugural exhibition will feature works by more than 60 artists, including John Baldessari, Andy Warhol, Ed Ruscha, Jasper Johns, Barbara Kruger, Cindy Sherman, Mark Bradford, Jeff Koons and Roy Lichtenstein.
The world's most expensive living artist discusses his work and the controversies surrounding his creations and career.
Even here in Santa Monica, close to the ocean, it's so damn hot right now. So, let's talk about something cool, very cool. How about the recently renovated Musée Picasso in Paris? Its remodeling was much too expensive and painfully protracted...Show More Summary
What would make Jurassic Park better? Putting everyone in high heels! [via Slate] Ai Weiwei has had his passport returned by the Chinese government. [Los Angeles Times] The Bloomberg New Contemporaries prize has been awarded to Hilde Krohn Huse. Show More Summary
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Here at AFC, we find beauty in what many might consider "inappropriate" or "distasteful" or "hard-core pornographic." Over the past few weeks, we've received some complaints that our blog is no longer safe for work...or for coffee shops. Show More Summary
"What if you were locked in an art museum overnight, with a rocket launcher, during a Jeff Koons retrospective?" That's how artist Hunter Jonakin sets the scene for his 1980s throwback video game, Jeff Koons Must Die!!! If you wereShow More Summary
These are the BFF Console Tables designed by Vick Vanlian and inspired by the styles of Jeff Koons and Takashi Murakami. They're little tables with colorful sexy lady legs and high heels. They cost $5,000 though, making it infinitely cheaper to steal the legs off a mannequin at J.C. Show More Summary
This week’s Imagine… Jeff Koons: Diary of a Seducer (BBC1, Tuesday) began with Koons telling a slightly puzzled-looking Alan Yentob that what spinach was to Popeye, so art is to… Read more The post The bankers’ darling appeared first on The Spectator.
Putting a live cat through an x-ray machine at airport security: not a good idea. It seems this has happened more than once. [NBC Los Angeles] Adorable wombat. [Facebook Video] A flag-burning event in Fort Greene turns into what sounds like an opera (if you squint your eyes and imagine everyone singing). Show More Summary
Jeff Koons Is the Kanye West of the Contemporary Art World
Tonight Imagine on BBC One presents Jeff Koons: Diary of a Seducer at 22:40 hours. With Koons retrospectives infesting the Whitney Museum in New York and the Pompidou in Paris, Alan Yentob ponders the pulling power of the King of Bling. Wear sunglasses and earplugs for this programme to cut out the glare and the waffle. Shown is Koons, Yentob and a shiny bunny (CLICK).
Because the universe loves me, I found myself in Paris recently with nothing to do but sight-see and visit great museums. I made my way to the Pompidou, which had a mind-boggling retrospective on the works of Jeff Koons, whose iconic Balloon Dog you see here. Upon investigating Koons’ life and work, I discovered that […]
GIF via What kind of person puts a Jeff Koons Balloon Rabbit in their courtyard? And what's it like to casually own said multimillion-dollar modern sculpture? In artist Lawrence Lek's latest futurist reimagining for "site-specific simulation"...Show More Summary
The Guggenheim Bilbao presents Jeff Koons: A Retrospective, an exhibition that looks back at the work of one of the most eminent figure in the art of our time, the unmistakable Jeff Koons. This chronological, coherent retrospective of...Show More Summary
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
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 »