Jeff Koons, ‘Jeff Koons’, 1995, Schellmann Art
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Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons, 1995

Mirror-polished stainless steel box with inflatable plastic toy, to be hung as wall object, containing 7 offset lithographs
Edition of 50 + 10AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Schellmann Art
Munich

Mirror-polished stainless steel box, 101 x 71 x 5 cm (39.8 x 28 x 2 in) with inflatable plastic …

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Each print signed and numbered. Box signed and numbered on label.
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.

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Mirror-polished stainless steel box, 101 x 71 x 5 cm (39.8 x 28 x 2 in) with inflatable plastic toy, to be hung as wall object, containing 7 offset lithographs, 100 x 70 cm (39.8 x 27.6 in) each.

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Each print signed and numbered. Box signed and numbered on label.
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

Jeff Koons, 1995

Mirror-polished stainless steel box with inflatable plastic toy, to be hung as wall object, containing 7 offset lithographs
Edition of 50 + 10AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Location
Munich
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