Balloon Dog (Orange) by artist Jeff Koons sold at Christie’s for $58.4 million, becoming the most expensive work by a living artist sold at auction. PHOTO COURTESY OF ASSOCIATED PRESS
On Friday, June 27, The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City opens its doors to reveal works including “Inflatable Flowers” and “Metallic Venus.”
Those pieces are a small part of a large retrospective by York County’s famous pop artist Jeff Koons.
More than 120 pieces of Koons’ artwork, dating from 1978 to the present, will be on display.
Jeff Koons, is among the most important and influential artists of our time.
Let’s take a moment to reflect on the artist, who still frequents his hometown, with the timeline below.
A timeline of Jeff Koon’s life and his art. Designed by Samantha Dellinger. CLICK IMAGE TO VIEW AT LARGER SIZE
To read more about Jeff Koons click here
VISIT JEFF KOONS’ART EXHIBIT
What: “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective”
When: Friday, June 27, and runs through Oct. 19
Where: Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City
About: This is the first retrospective surveying the full scope of Koons’ career. The exhibit comprises more than 120 objects dating from 1978 to the present.
Info: 212-570-3600 or visit whitney.org.
Follow @FlipSidePA on Twitter with live updates from the media preview of “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective” Tuesday, June 24 in New York City.