Jeff Koons, ‘Balloon Dog (Blue)’, 2002, Sculpture, Porcelain painted in chrome with original plastic stand and foam-lined cardboard box, Adam Biesk Inc.
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Jeff Koons

Balloon Dog (Blue), 2002

Porcelain painted in chrome with original plastic stand and foam-lined cardboard box
10 1/2 in
26.7 cm
.
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Jeff Koons
American, b. 1955
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Jeff Koons plays with ideas of taste, pleasure, celebrity, and commerce. “I believe in advertisement and media completely,” he says. “My art and my personal life are based in it.” Working with seductive commercial materials (such as the high chromium stainless steel of his “Balloon Dog” sculptures or his vinyl “Inflatables”), shifts of scale, and an elaborate studio system involving many technicians, Koons turns banal objects into high art icons. His paintings and sculptures borrow widely from art-historical techniques and styles; although often seen as ironic or tongue-in-cheek, Koons insists his practice is earnest and optimistic. “I’ve always loved Surrealism and Dada and Pop, so I just follow my interests and focus on them,” he says. “When you do that, things become very metaphysical.” The “Banality” series that brought him fame in the 1980s included pseudo-Baroque sculptures of subjects like Michael Jackson with his pet ape, while his monumental topiaries, like the floral Puppy (1992), reference 17th-century French garden design.

Jeff Koons, ‘Balloon Dog (Blue)’, 2002, Sculpture, Porcelain painted in chrome with original plastic stand and foam-lined cardboard box, Adam Biesk Inc.
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About the work
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Pristine never out of the box
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Stamped signature
Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
Not included
Jeff Koons
American, b. 1955
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Jeff Koons plays with ideas of taste, pleasure, celebrity, and commerce. “I believe in advertisement and media completely,” he says. “My art and my personal life are based in it.” Working with seductive commercial materials (such as the high chromium stainless steel of his “Balloon Dog” sculptures or his vinyl “Inflatables”), shifts of scale, and an elaborate studio system involving many technicians, Koons turns banal objects into high art icons. His paintings and sculptures borrow widely from art-historical techniques and styles; although often seen as ironic or tongue-in-cheek, Koons insists his practice is earnest and optimistic. “I’ve always loved Surrealism and Dada and Pop, so I just follow my interests and focus on them,” he says. “When you do that, things become very metaphysical.” The “Banality” series that brought him fame in the 1980s included pseudo-Baroque sculptures of subjects like Michael Jackson with his pet ape, while his monumental topiaries, like the floral Puppy (1992), reference 17th-century French garden design.

Jeff Koons

Balloon Dog (Blue), 2002

Porcelain painted in chrome with original plastic stand and foam-lined cardboard box
10 1/2 in
26.7 cm
.
Contact For Price
Certificate
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This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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