Jeff Koons' Inflatable Dolphin Girl

Erotica // Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Jeff Koons' "Untitled (Girl wih Dolphin and Monkey)" was commissioned by the Whitney Museum of American Art in 2006. It features a young brunette pinup girl straddling an inflatable dolphin while kissing an inflatable monkey. No one is entirely sure where exactly this idea came from, but it's a perfect image of sexy, silly kitsch. The photo is one of an edition of 25 and is still hung at the Whitney in New York.  

Jeff Koons Proposes Dangling Train Over High Line

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 28, 2012
One of the largest tourist draws to New York City has been the newly developed High Line, and artist Jeff Koons has proposed hanging a massive steam locomotive over it dangling from a crane. The sculpture would be a replica 1943 Baldwin 2900 steam locomotive titled “Train.”

Dangling Train Replica by Jeff Koons

Street Art // Tuesday, March 27, 2012
One of the largest tourist draws to New York City has been the newly developed High Line, and artist Jeff Koons has proposed hanging a massive steam locomotive over it dangling from a crane.  The sculpture would be a replica 1943 Baldwin 2900 steam locomotive titled “Train.”

Skin: Is Tattoo Culture High Art? Video

Tattoo // Wednesday, November 09, 2011
This should be an interesting film: Skin, where director Ryan Hope has made a stylistic production to examine tattoo art and culture as "high art." The film "tests the boundaries of art and the human body," and gathers interviews with Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons and Raymond Pettibon about to look at the evolving genre.

Takashi Murakami x Christie's Benefit for Japan’s Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 25, 2011
We received a nice message today from Takashi Murakami's Kaikai Kiki Co in advance of their benefit auction with Christie's for the victims of Japan’s Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake. The benefit will include artists such as Damien Hirst, KAWS, Jeff Koons, Mr., Murakami, Yoshitomo Nara, Gabriel Orozco, Aya Takano, Luc Tuymans, and many others.

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