Jeff Koons, ‘Jeff Koons 'Popeye' exhibit poster ’, 2003, Ephemera or Merchandise, Offset lithograph, Lot 180
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Jeff Koons 'Popeye' exhibit poster , 2003

Offset lithograph
15 1/2 × 31 in
39.4 × 78.7 cm
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Lot 180

Jeff Koons 'Popeye' Exhibit Poster 2003
This rare vintage Jeff Koons exhibition poster was …

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Sonnabend Gallery, NY
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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.

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Jeff Koons 'Popeye' Exhibit Poster 2003
This rare vintage Jeff Koons exhibition poster was published in conjunction with the debut of Jeff Koons' “Popeye” at Sonnabend Gallery, New York: November 8th to December 19th, 2003.

Offset lithograph, 2003
15.5 x 31 inches
Fold-lines as issued; scattered signs of …

Medium
Signature
Unsigned
Series
N/A
Publisher
Sonnabend Gallery, NY
Image rights
Listing images copyright Lot 180 LLC
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 'Popeye' exhibit poster , 2003

Offset lithograph
15 1/2 × 31 in
39.4 × 78.7 cm
.
Sold
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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