Jeff Koons: Split Rocker


Jeff Koons's “Split-Rocker” made its New York City debut at Rockefeller Center, to coincide with the opening of his retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Presented by Gagosian Gallery and organized by Public Art Fund and Tishman Speyer, “Split-Rocker” is a spectacular planted form that towers over 37 feet high and features over 50,000 flowering plants.

Consistent with Koons’s persistent fascination with dichotomy and the in-between, the inspiration for “Split-Rocker” came when he decided to split and combine two similar but different toy rockers, a pony belonging to his son and a dinosaur (“Dino”). The slippage or
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ISBN:

9780847845972

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

56

Dimensions:

32cm x 25cm

RRP:

$95.00

Publisher:

Rizzoli International

Published:

01 June 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jeff Koons