Jeff Koons: New Paintings & Sculpture


With sources as diverse as children’s art, comic-book characters, and figures from classical antiquity, Koons continues to draw a common thread through cultural history, creating works that attempt to touch the core of the human psyche. Working through conceptual constructs including the new, the banal, and the sublime, he has taken his work from its literal, deadpan beginnings in ready-mades to baroque creations that extol innocence, beauty, sexuality, and happiness in confounding combinations of abstraction, figuration, sumptuous effect, and pure spectacle.

In the newest series of work, the Antiquity (2009–13) series, the paintings pulse with complex layerings of image, reference, and
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ISBN:

9780847845651

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

96

Dimensions:

27cm x 33cm

RRP:

$180.00

Publisher:

Rizzoli International

Published:

02 March 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Koons, Jeff