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Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons' Degradation of Luxury

Misha Pinkhasov | Posted 12.22.2014 | 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 11.26.2014 | 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 11.20.2014 | 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 11.06.2014 | 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 11.04.2014 | 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.

I Took My Kids to the Jeff Koons Retrospective (Oops)

Em & Lo | Posted 11.12.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

What I should have done was acted normal and unfazed, gotten through the museum in a calm and orderly fashion, then asked my daughter what she thought of the show and if she had any questions about what she had seen

Why Is Modern Art So Expensive?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 10.28.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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To Rome With Audrey, With Turrell to the Sky

Edward Goldman | Posted 10.26.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I've been in love with Audrey Hepburn all my life. Well, not really all my life, but at least since the moment I saw her in William Wyler's 1953 classic film, Roman Holiday. I was just a kid living in Russia, and I could only dream about traveling to Rome.

Jeff Koons at the Whitney

Simon Watson | Posted 10.26.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

Anyone who cares about contemporary art and is in New York City should certainly visit the Whitney Museum's current Jeff Koons retrospective. I went with low expectations, thinking I'd seen it all before. But I'm delighted to report that there is a lot to learn and enjoy in this retrospective.

Koons, Walker and the Examination of Life and Death

Mary Alice Franklin | Posted 09.27.2014 | Arts
Mary Alice Franklin

Jeff Koons and Kara Walker are far from the first artists to explore the concept of life and death in their artwork. In fact, this concept is the very essence of what the art world constantly seeks to investigate.

The Creative Class with Paddle8: Tips for Launching a Successful Startup (VIDEO)

Rana Florida | Posted 09.24.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

In just three short years Paddle8 an innovative marketplace infusing technology and art has held hundreds auctions with over $100MM in bidding activity and raising over $25MM for charities.

"A Subtlety"

Mona R. Washington | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts
Mona R. Washington

Outside the venue, a very long line winds down and around several blocks. Art aficionados wait patiently in the sun. Inside, the exhibition visitors wander and wonder. THE MARVELOUS SUGAR BABY regally inhabits the space.

Jeff Koons' Balloon Dog Can Now Be Yours In Purse Form

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 07.17.2014 | Arts

Jeff Koons' gradual takeover of New York City continues with the unveiling of his special edition "Balloon Dog" handbag -- a collaboration with H&M th...

Instagram, Aby Warburg, and the Physical Structure of the Internet

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.13.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

#1 Consciousness on-off switch discovered deep in brain "One moment you're conscious, the next you're not. For the first time, researchers have switc...

Smiling Into Summer: Cultural and Charitable Catch-Up

Jill Lynne | Posted 09.10.2014 | Arts
Jill Lynne

A bit bittersweet, this is the final exhibition at the familiar uptown Whitney - located in the Marcel Breuer building on Madison Avenue. It heralds its upcoming move down to the West Village/Meat Packing District (WV/MPD) - where the larger structure on Gansevoort Street - overlooks the Hudson River.

Seth Meyers Interviews Jeff Koons, While Looking Strangely Like Jeff Koons

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.10.2014 | Arts

Artist and international man of mystery Jeff Koons stopped by "Late Night with Seth Meyers" to discuss his Whitney retrospective, his staff of 120 and...

Katherine Brooks

An Artist, Wrapped In A Mystery, Inside Shiny Stainless Steel

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts

"If Jeff Koons didn't exist, we would have to invent him," The Whitney's Donna De Salvo proclaimed to an audience of hungry critics last Tuesday. T...

How the Jeff Koons Retrospective Was Curated and Other Recommended Readings

Matthew Israel | Posted 08.26.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

If you're looking for some insight into the current Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney Museum, this interview with curator Scott Rothkopf is a good place to start.

Art Basel Gets Bigger But Not Necessarily Better

artnet | artnet News | Posted 06.19.2014 | Arts

By Alexander Forbes This piece originally appeared on artnet News. Gagosian Gallery’s booth at Art Basel 2014 Photo: © artnet News. S...

Jeff Koons Gets Naked And Pumps Iron For Vanity Fair, Because He's Jeff Koons (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.18.2014 | Arts

Jeff Koons Is Back. Or, at least, that's what Vanity Fair will have the world believing with its recent profile of Mr. Neo-Pop, aka the "world's most ...

Recommended Reading No. 1

Matthew Israel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Education
Matthew Israel

Akin to sources listed on syllabi below the required reading lists that are usually more interesting than the required readings. Usually five suggestions. Subjects covered: art, art history, art education, and art and technology.

A Jeff Koons Is Coming To 30 Rock

nytimes.com | CAROL VOGEL | Posted 05.30.2014 | Arts
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This month, images of two Jeff Koons sculptures were on the covers of Sotheby’s and Christie’s postwar and contemporary art auction catalogs. One ...

John Waters And Jeff Koons: A Chat To Nowhere

Mat Gleason | Posted 04.27.2014 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Los Angeles turned out in force to see John Waters interview Jeff Koons at the Orpheum theater, part of a series of conversations sponsored by The Bro...