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Kehinde Wiley. KWAKU ALSTON. COURTESY ROBERTS & TILTON

Kehinde Wiley to Receive the U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts

New York-based portraitist Kehinde Wiley will be awarded the U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts. Known for his flashy paintings that depict black men and women in the style of Old Master portraiture, Wiley is being honored for using … Read More


2014: The Year in Review Market
Georgia O’Keeffe, "Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1."© 2014 The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Women’s Worth: The Price of Being a Female Artist

There has never been a time when auction results for art made by women have equaled those of art made by men. This year has seen a reawakening of the discussion of this disparity—of why, and by how much art … Read More


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Rich Artist Designs Book Cover for Rich Man

Today, in the Department of Things You Could Have Seen From a Million Miles Away, Jeff Koons has designed the cover for film producer Brian Grazer’s book, A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life. Sure would like to … Read More


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Koons Kalamity: Whitney Wall Tagged in Late-Night Graffiti Strike [Updated]

A vandal hit the Whitney Museum of American Art after midnight today, spray painting a string of black letters across a fourth-floor wall. The museum was open all night as part of a 36-hour swan song for “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective.” According to a … Read More


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Installation view of the Koons show at the Whitney.RONALD AMSTUTZ/WHITNEY

‘I Really Like the Feelings': Koons Converses With Whitney Director

“If Jeff Koons didn’t exist we would have to invent him,” Adam D. Weinberg, director of the Whitney Museum, said Tuesday night at the SVA Theater. A few hundred people had gathered there to watch a conversation between Weinberg and … Read More


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Haley Mellin, Untitled (Upright_Banana.JPG), 2013, oil, ink, and airbrush on polyester canvas. COURTESY GARAGE MAGAZINE

Tony Shafrazi Interviews Haley Mellin

For its seventh issue, Garage Magazine, an art, fashion, and literary magazine, will include a virtual artwork on its cover created by man-of-the-moment Jeff Koons. To view the cover, readers simply have to download the Garage Mag App, point it … Read More


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Koons Now Making Art From Sofia Coppola’s Handbag

Maybe you’re as sick of reading about Jeff Koons as all of us are of writing about him. Maybe you thought it was kind of fun at first, the incessant chatter of jokes, quips, and puns about the inundation of Koons News–about … Read More


Reviews
Jeff Koons, Metallic Venus, 2010–12, mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating and live flowering plants, 100" x 52" x 40". Whitney Museum. ©JEFF KOONS/COURTESY FUNDACIÓN ALMINE Y BERNARD RUIZ-PICASSO PARA EL ARTE/PRIVATE COLLECTION

Jeff Koons at Whitney Museum and Rockefeller Center

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The non-botanical "Split-Rocker." 

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Jeff Koons Got a Little Tipsy, Invented a ‘Split-Rocker’ Cocktail

The New York Post reports today that Rockefeller Center’s Summer Garden and Bar features a ‘Split-Rocker’ margarita in honor of Jeff Koons’ eponymous botanical sculpture there, part of his major retrospective at the Whitney Museum. Astoundingly (and probably a little … Read More


Book Roundups Books Web Exclusive
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Ten Creative, Disorienting, Enlightening, and Sometimes Frightening Monographs and Catalogues

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jeff Koons, Marisol, Lygia Clark, and Lee Bontecou are among the subjects of major books this season Read More


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12 Trends Defining This Season’s Art-Museum Shows

Where to find the major retrospectives, provocative theme shows, and dazzling art-selfie destinations of the spring 2014 season Read More


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Cut-and-Paste Culture: The New Collage

Contemporary artists are updating the modernist tradition with new tactics and new media Read More


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William Powhida and Jade Townsend, Bellum Omnium Contra Omnes, 2012, graphite on paper. COURTESY THE ARTISTS AND FREIGHT AND VOLUME.

The Ultimate Map of Art-World Feuds

William Powhida and Jade Townsend are back with a satirical drawing of a lurid battleground where artists, posers, critics, dragons, Internet trolls, and Modernist ghosts fight for their lives Read More


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Something New at the Table: Artist-Designed Dinnerware

Jeff Koons, Sophie Calle, Prune Nourry, and JR are among the artists who created special-edition plates for Bernardaud Read More