Tag Archives: Jeff Koons

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Bunny Rogers, Sister Jackets, 2012.


9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More

September 18, 1915

Retrospective: Barnett Newman on the New York School

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More

Auctions Market News
Jeff Koons's Dom Pérignon Balloon Venus, 2013. 


In Season-Starting Sales, Auctionata Aims for ‘Broader Audience’

This week, Kenny Schachter brought us up to speed on the sales to watch this season. Here’s another to add to the list, from the online world: the web-based auction house Auctionata is opening the season with a two-session sale on September … Read More

lives News
Philip Pearlstein's 1975 portrait of Perrault. JEFF WEINSTEIN/VIA FACEBOOK

John Perreault, Noted Art Critic for The Village Voice and ARTnews, Dies at 78

John Perreault, who wrote sharp art criticism for ARTnews, Soho News, and the Village Voice, and who made art that often relied on strange materials, died on Sunday morning after being hospitalized at NYU Langone for complications resulting from gastrointestinal … Read More


Being a Good Critic in a Bad World: Hal Foster and the Avant-Garde

The title of Hal Foster’s new book Bad New Days: Art, Criticism, Emergency is drawn from an oft-quoted maxim of Bertolt Brecht’s: “Don’t start with the good old days, but the bad new ones.” Contending that the last 25 years … Read More

United Colors of Benetton ad from 1992.


Morning Links: United Colors of Benetton Edition

Must-read stories from around the art world Read More

Summer of Koons 2015
Koons. (Not pictured: mortal dread).COURTESY WHITNEY.ORG

Summertime Koons

The summer begins with the hope and promise of any new season and then almost instantly fades into a nagging anxiety that becomes increasingly unbearable as the days go by. Every second of sunlight following the solstice is a reminder … Read More

Features The 200 Top Collectors
Sol Lewitt’s collection in his warehouse in Cheshire, Connecticut.JODY DOLE

It Takes One to Know One: Why Artists Make Ideal Collectors

The following article is part of ARTnews’ annual coverage of collecting practices in the art market, anchored by the 200 Top Collectors list. Those who follow the art world and the art market tend to have a set picture of … Read More

Koons Watch 2015
Jeff Koons. 


Jeff Koons Will Move Studio to Hell’s Kitchen

The Real Deal reports that Jeff Koons’s studio will be relocating to 620 West 52nd Street. The move to Hell’s Kitchen follows November’s news that Koons’s studio would be evicted from its current Chelsea address, at 601 West 29th Street, … Read More

Alexander Kosolapov, Malevich – Black Square, 1987, oil on canvas 47" x 68⅛". COURTESY THE TSUKANOV FAMILY FOUNDATION, LONDON

‘Post Pop: East Meets West’ at Saatchi Gallery

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Jeffrey Deitch and Massimiliano Gioni in conversation at the New York Public Library last night. JORI KLEIN/NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

‘Let’s Make It Happen’: Deitch on Almost Joining MoMA, Bribing Michael Jackson’s Doorman, and More

“I don’t really care about money,” Jeffrey Deitch told New Museum curator Massimiliano Gioni last night at the New York Public Library. “Money is something to do more crazy projects with.” There you have it.Deitch and Gioni were both asked … Read More

News The Talent

Serge Lasvignes Nominated to Head Pompidou Center

Government secretary general Serge Lasvignes was nominated this week to replace Alain Seban as head of the Pompidou Center, a surprise choice considering his background as a high-level French government official and a graduate of the prestigious L’École Nationale d’Administration.The … Read More

Monica Lewinsky, from her government ID photo by Office of the Secretary of Defense.


Morning Links: Monica Lewinsky Edition

The artist who painted the portrait of Bill Clinton that hangs in Washington’s National Portrait Gallery says he painted a shadow of the Monica Lewinsky scandal onto the canvas. [The Guardian]Tatiana Trouvé’s Desire Lines, an art project commissioned for Central Park by the … Read More

Koons Watch 2015
Rendering of Jeff Koons's future in front of the Sacremento Kings' arena.COURTESY SACRAMENTO KINGS

Sacramento Commissions $8 M. Jeff Koons Sculpture

In 1934, as America was suffering from the worst economic depression in the country’s history, an unimaginably destructive drought overtook the prairie states, centered particularly in Oklahoma, the Sooner State, whose motto is labor omnia vincit–work conquers all things. All … Read More