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Jeff Koons Lays Off Over A Dozen Staffers After They Tried To Unionize

artnet News | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.19.2016 | Arts
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This article originally appeared on artnet News. At a recent panel on the art market in Dallas, Hauser & Wirth partner Paul Schimmel said, “I think...

Interview With Jeff Koons

Elena Cué | Posted 07.01.2016 | Arts
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Elena Cué

American artist Jeff Koons (York, Pennsylvania, 1955) can be considered one of the most influential artists of his generation. As a representative of the Post-Pop artistic trend, his work also feeds off movements such as Surrealism and Dadaism, as well as classical and Baroque elements as part of an interconnection of time with art history as a whole.

Landseer's Poodle, Koons' Balloon Dog and Why Museum Curators Should Hedge Their Bets for the Future

John Seed | Posted 05.08.2016 | Arts
John Seed

Gallery Dogs by Koons and Landseer (Digital collage) "Edwin Landseer is one of the few, the very few, modern artists, whose works will bear to hang i...

Guide to Frieze Week, Spring Auctions, and Beyond in New York, 2016

MutualArt | Posted 05.06.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

With art fairs, exhibition openings, and auctions galore, May in New York City is a busy time for the business of art. To help you navigate the week a...

CONTEXT New York: Flying High in Space Over Pier 94

Bruce Helander | Posted 05.09.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

This year, expanding from Miami, CONTEXT New York will premiere on Pier 94 alongside its sister fair, Art New York, which looks like a visual double whammy of emerging, mid-career and established blue chip talent representing 1,200 artists at more than 150 distinguished galleries from fifty countries around the world.

Hotel Dallas: The Power of Cinema Blended with the Humor of Art

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.19.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

When I first watched Sherng-Lee Huang's and Livia Ungur's fantastical film Hotel Dallas, I was reminded of that Salvator Dalí and Walt Disney collaboration Destino.

Photo Copyright: Oscar Wilde, Richard Prince, and Your Instagram Content

Kim Farbota | Posted 03.16.2016 | Arts
Kim Farbota

Foundations: Oscar Wilde and the Origins of Photo Copyright In 1882 a 27-year-old Oscar Wilde arrived in New York City. Wilde's best-known works, The...

The Pitti Uomo Diaries A/W 2016-17: Losing a Fashion Icon, but Fighting Fear with Style

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.14.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Just as this season's Pitti Uomo was about to kick off, we lost the Thin White Duke, that incredible and legendary fashion icon that is David Bowie.

So These Three Artists Walk Into a Jeff Koons Show... The Artist as CEO... and Why Skill in Art is No Joke

John Seed | Posted 05.23.2016 | Arts
John Seed

Among the painters I know, skill is a hot topic. Everyone seems to intuitively know what it is -- they know it when they see it -- and the implications of having or not having skill are generating lively, fresh conversations and opinionated writing.

An Ancient Mystery Traveling in a Suitcase From Greece

Sandra Marinopoulos | Posted 11.27.2015 | Education
Sandra Marinopoulos

A few weeks ago, in the midst of the Greek crisis, a small team from a Greek Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art, traveled from Athens to New York with a mission: to spread the story of a mystery.

Today In Art, Jeff Koons Is Placing Blue Balls In Front Of Famous Paintings

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.12.2015 | Arts

Dear #JeffKoons, no. Just no. 🙅🏻 A photo posted by JiaJia Fei ✌ (@vajiajia) on Nov 11, 2015 at 12:22pm PST For his current exhibition a...

The Broad's Veiled Gift to LA

Tom Teicholz | Posted 09.30.2015 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

Everything about visiting The Broad, the new museum on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles that Eli and Edythe Broad built to house their contemporary art collection, is better than expected, better than a drive-by of the exterior leads you to believe.

Is The Broad a Great Public Collection or "The Largest Vanity Project of Our Lifetime"?

MutualArt | Posted 09.26.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

One can hope that through special exhibitions and new acquisitions (it estimates that it averages one new acquisition a week), The Broad will discover, and embrace, its obligation to the public to truly represent the art of our time.

The Broad Surprises

Edward Goldman | Posted 09.22.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

For the many visitors who've flooded The Broad Museum at its official opening this past weekend, the experience was full of surprises. Built by prominent architectural firm, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the museum building grabs ones' attention from the get-go.

The Rise of the "Crypto-Relic"

Francis Levy | Posted 05.15.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

In a piece entitled "Traces of the Holy: The contemporary art work as 'crypto-relic'" (TLS, 4/10/15), Matthew Bown makes the following comment, "The a...

The Shocking Secret Behind Their Billion Dollar Success Stories

Gillian Zoe Segal | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business
Gillian Zoe Segal

Before you shell out $160,000 on a business school education, you might want to consider spending a couple of years as a door-to-door salesman instead.

Art as Investment

Maguire Mealy | Posted 06.13.2015 | Arts
Maguire Mealy

In February, the art market was shocked by the news that Marina Picasso, granddaughter of Pablo Picasso and heiress to about 10,000 works by the artist, plans to sell an indefinite number of works to finance and broaden her philanthropy.

The Top 5 International Exhibitions Of The Year

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 03.09.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

In 2014, the art world continued to expand beyond traditional boundaries, establishing centers in cities around the globe.

Jeff Koons' Degradation of Luxury

Misha Pinkhasov | Posted 02.21.2015 | Arts
Misha Pinkhasov

The Pompidou Center in Paris is showing a retrospective of Jeff Koons through April 2015. It will surely be a much talked-about stop for attendees of the haute couture and menswear shows in January, and of Paris Fashion Week in March.

CultureZohn: Picasso Threeway, Part III, Off the C(H)uff With Paloma Picasso

Patricia Zohn | Posted 01.26.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

I am very fond of my little dolls which are "mini-me's" and have a very special and dear meaning to me. But I like to look at my Father's works for what they are: Picasso's work and I am in awe of so many things he created.

Does the Art World Need Another Jeff Koons? Well, Meet Artist William Witenberg

Malcolm Harris | Posted 01.20.2015 | Arts
Malcolm Harris

William Witenberg has found a way to seamlessly re-enter the art world by marrying technology and art with a little financial know-how to assure he can continue creating his joyous and sublime techno-masterpieces.

Thanks For the Memories: An Interview with Richard Zoglin on Bob Hope

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.06.2015 | Books
Regina Weinreich

In his long dynamic career, Bob Hope's story resonates as a cultural history of the last decade: a rags-to-riches immigrant, he was a pioneer in vaude...

Jimmy Page and Jeff Koons Rock n' Roll

Stephanie Green | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts
Stephanie Green

What is the next dream project for Jeff Koons? Designing an album cover for Jimmy Page. The visual artist and the guitar hero were at the 92nd Street Y in New York on November 3 for a discussion, moderated by Koons, about Page's career.

Thinking Retrospectively About the Jeff Koons Retrospective

Francis Levy | Posted 12.22.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Narcissism is a much bandied about word, but can we say that for good or bad Koons is caught in the narcissistic delusion that the world is indeed real?

All Eyes on Los Angeles

Lin Evola | Posted 12.05.2014 | Arts
Lin Evola

The Peace Angels Project was created in 1992 as a contemporary sword to plowshares art movement. Art shifts consciousness. Including weapons symbolically engages a powerful message.