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

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JEFF KOONS (B. 1955)
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stainless steel
14 x 20 x 12 in. (35.6 x 50.8 x 30.5 cm.)
Executed in 1986. This work is number one from an edition of three plus one artist's proof and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.
Provenance
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles
Private collection, Europe, 1987
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1992
Literature
J. Siegel, "Jeff Koons: Unachievable States of Being," Arts Magazine, vol. 61, October 1986, p. 69.
A. Jones, "Jeff Koons: Et qui libre," Galeries Magazine, October 1986, p. 96 (another example illustrated).
D. Cameron, NY Art Now: The Saatchi Collection, exh. cat., Milan, 1987, p. 138 (another example illustrated).
A. Schwartzman, "The Yippie-Yuppie Artst," Manhattan Inc., no. 12, December 1987, pp. 138 and 140 (another example illustrated).
S. Gablik, "Dancing with Baudrillard," Art in America, no. 76, New York, June 1988, p. 29.
M. Compton, "Pop Art II — Jeff Koons & Co," Art & Design, London, July 1989, p. 38 (another example illustrated).
A. Renton, "Super Star," Blitz Magazine, no. 85, London, January 1990, pp. 56-57 (another example illustrated).
J. Koons and R. Rosenblum, The Jeff Koons Handbook, London, 1992, pp. 70-71 and 158 (another example illustrated).
A. Muthesius, ed., Jeff Koons, Cologne, 1992, pp. 21 and 78-79 (another example illustrated).
J. E. Sørensen and A. Kold, ed., Jeff Koons Retrospektiv, exh. cat., Aarhus Kunstmuseum, 1993, p. 39.
Jeff Koons: Easyfun-Ethereal, exh. cat., Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin, 2000, p. 32.
Jeff Koons: Pictures 1980-2002, exh. cat., Kunsthalle Bielefeld, 2002, p. 22, fig. IV (another example illustrated).
G. van Tuyl, "Eine glanzende Reisebar," StadtAnshichten, no. 8, October 2003, p. 50 (another example illustrated).
S. C. Canarutto and F. Bonami, Jeff Koons: Supercontemporanea, exh. cat., Verona, 2006, pp. 46-47 (another example illustrated).
C. Tomkins, "The Turnaround Artist," The New Yorker, New York, 23 April 2007, p. 64.
H. W. Holzwarth, ed., Jeff Koons, Cologne, 2008, pp. 189, 193, 210-211 and 586 (another example illustrated).
J. Koons and N. Rosenthal, Jeff Koons: Conversations with Norman Rosenthal, China, 2014, p. 124.
J. Koons and N. Rosenthal, Jeff Koons: Entretiens avec Norman Rosenthal, Hove, 2014, p. 124.
J. Champion and C. Edde, Jeff Koons: La Retrospective: The Album of the Exhibition, Belgium, 2014, p. 18.
J. Champion and N. Liucci-Goutnikov, Jeff Koons: La Retrospective: The Portfolio of the Exhibition, Paris, 2014, p. 60.
A. Góchez and F. Soto, "Duchamp y Koons Entablan dialogo en apariencia desnuda," La Razón, 17 May 2019, p. 2A (another example illustrated on the cover). 
A. Perl, "A more public arena: Jeff Koons’ Reinvention in the Midst of Reaganism," Association for Art History, June 2020.
R. Kushner, The Hard Crowd, London, 2021, p. 72.
M. Gioni, Il desiderio messo a nudo, Conversazioni con Jeff Koons, Monza, 2021, p. 40 (another example illustrated).
O. Bibiloni, "Quand Jeff Koons badine avec le fonds du Mucem," La Provence, France, May 2021.
Beaux Arts - Jeff Koons Mucem, Oeuvres de la Collection Pinault, Beaux Arts editions, May 2021, pp. 44-45 (another example illustrated).
D. Villanueva, "[Expo star] Jeff Koons au Mucem: très pop !," Gomet, France, 7 May 2021.
S. Philippe, "Jeff Koons dialogue avec les objets du Mucem," Arts Magazine, France, 7 May 2021.
"Interrogations sur Jeff Koons au Mucem, Œuvres de la Collection Pinault à Marseille," En Revenant de l'Expo!, France, 10 May 2021.
D. Ghezlane-Lala, "L’art kitsch et néo-pop de Jeff Koons est exposé à Marseille," Konbini, France, 17 May 2021.
O. Bibiloni, "Marseille: rendez-vous avec Jeff Koons," La Provence, France, 12 July 2021.
Jeff Koons. Shine, exh. cat., Venice, Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, 2021, p. 173 (another example illustrated).
P. Laster, "Jeff Koons in His Own Words," Ocula, London, 5 January 2022.
Exhibited
Los Angeles, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Luxury and Degradation, July-August 1986 (another example exhibited).
New York, International With Monument, Luxury and Degradation, October 1986.
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Aarhus Kunstmuseum and Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Jeff Koons, November 1992-April 1993, p. 23 (illustrated).
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Jeff Koons, December 1992-October 1993, p. 131, no. 32, pl. 26 (another example illustrated and exhibited).
Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Jeff Koons, June-September 2003, pp. 46-47 (another example illustrated and exhibited).
Oslo, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Jeff Koons: Retrospective, September-December 2004, pp. 43 and 146 (another example illustrated and exhibited).
Helsinki City Art Museum, Jeff Koons: Retrospective, January-April 2005 (another example exhibited).
Venice, Palazzo Grassi, "Where are We Going?": Selections from the François Pinault Collection, April-October 2006, p. 243 (another example exhibited).
Venice, Palazzo Grassi, The François Pinault Collection: A Post-Pop Selection, November 2006-March 2007 (another example exhibited).
Frankfurt, Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung, Jeff Koons: The Sculptor, June-September 2012, pp. 174-175 and 191 (illustrated).
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Jeff Koons: A Retrospective, June-October 2014 (another example exhibited).
Paris, Centre Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne and Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum, Jeff Koons: A Retrospective, November 2014-September 2015, pp. 19, 86, 226, 229 and 287, pl. 33, fig. 3 (illustrated).
Mexico City, Museo Jumex, Appearance Stripped Bare: Desire and the Object in the Work of Marcel Duchamp and Jeff Koons, Even, May-September 2019, p. 59 (another example illustrated and exhibited).
Marseille, Musée des Civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée, Jeff Koons: Mucem. Works from the Pinault Collection, May-October 2021, pp. 2, 4-5, 46-47, 71 and 107 (another example illustrated and exhibited).
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