JEFF KOONS (B. 1955)
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JEFF KOONS (B. 1955)

Sacred Heart (Magenta/Gold)

JEFF KOONS (B. 1955)
Sacred Heart (Magenta/Gold)
signed and dated ‘JEFF KOONS 1994-2007’ (inside the bow)
mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating sculpture
356.9 (H) x 218.4 x 121 cm. (140 1/2 x 86 x 47 5/8 in.)
Executed in 1994-2007
This is one of five unique versions
Gagosian Gallery, New York
Jereann and Holland Chaney, Houston
Acquired by the present owner from the above
‘Jeff Koons: Mickey-l'Ange Contemporain,’ Paris Match, 3 September 2008 (another version illustrated, p. 80).
R. Morata, ‘Jeff Koons: un Artiste Barock,’ Point de Vue,28 August - 3 September 2008 (another version illustrated, p. 61).
M.P. Nakamura, ‘USA: Jeff Koons,’ Art Actuel (no. 57), July/August 2008 (another version illustrated, p. 71).
M. Simmons, ‘Art Star,’ Lifestyles Magazine Winter, 2008 (another version illustrated, p. 26).
M. Sollins (ed.), Art:21 – Art in the Twenty-First Century 5, Art 21 Inc., New York, 2009 (another version illustrated, p. 89).
V. Hofer and B.P. Schiff, New York City Gardens, Munich, 2010 (another version illustrated, pp. 196-197).
All You Need is Love, exh. cat., Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, 2013 (another version illustrated, p. 25).
S. Rothkopf and B. Blistène, exh. cat., Jeff Koons: La Retrospective, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2014 (another version illustrated, p. 156).
J. Koons and N. Rosenthal, Jeff Koons: Entretiens avec Norman Rosenthal, Thames & Hudson, Hove, 2014 (another version illustrated, p. 240) [French Edition].
J. Koons and N. Rosenthal, Jeff Koons: Conversations with Norman Rosenthal, Thames & Hudson, China, 2014 (another version illustrated, p. 240) [English Edition].
Jeff Koons: Shine, exh. cat., Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, 2021 (illustrated, p. 25-26; no. 14, p. 100-101; 187).
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jeff Koons on the Roof, April - October 2008 (another version exhibited).
Kiev, Pinchuk Art Centre, Collection Platform 1: Circulation, May - October 2011 (another version exhibited).
Brussels, Almine Rech Gallery, Jeff Koons, October - November 2012 (another version exhibited).
Tokyo, Mori Art Museum, All You Need is Love, April - September 2013, (another version exhibited).
Beverly Hills, Gagosian Gallery, Jeff Koons, April - August 2017 (another version exhibited).
Florence, Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Jeff Koons. Shine, October 2021 - January 2022.
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