JEFF KOONS (b. 1955)

Lot 15: JEFF KOONS (b. 1955)

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Description: JEFF KOONS (b. 1955) Michael Jackson and Bubbles SIGNED, DATED 1988 AND NUMBERED 3/3 ON THE UNDERSIDE porcelain ceramic blend 42 by 70 1/2 by 32 1/2 in. 106.7 by 179.1 by 82.6cm. The other three casts of this sculpture are in the following collections: no. 1/3 The Dakis Joannou Collection Foundation, Athens no. 2/3 San Francisco Museum of Contemporary Art artist's proof The Broad Art Foundation PROVENANCE Sonnabend Gallery, New York Acquired by the present owner from the above in November 1991 EXHIBITED cf., New York, Sonnabend Gallery; Cologne, Galerie Max Hetzler; Chicago, Donald Young Gallery, Banality, 1988 cf., New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Image World: Art and Media Culture, November 1989-February 1990, p. 152, illustrated in color cf., Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art; Aarhus, Aarhus Kunstmuseum; Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, Jeff Koons, November 1992-April 1993, p. 61, illustrated in color cf., Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Jeff Koons, December 1992-October 1993, no. 38, illustrated in color and on the cover (detail) cf., Phoenix Art Museum, It's Only Rock and Roll: Rock and Roll Currents in Contemporary Art, March-June 1995, cat. no. 70, pl. 68, p. 65, illustrated in color cf., Athens School of Fine Art, The Factory; Copenhagen, Museum of Modern Art; New York, Guggenheim Museum Soho, Everything That's Interesting is New: the Dakis Joannou Collection, 1996, pp. 156-157, illustrated in color Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Age of Influence: Reflections in the Mirror of American Culture, March-December 2000 cf., Paris, MusEe National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Au - Dela du Spectacle, November 2000-January 2001, p. 66, illustrated in color LITERATURE Peter Carlsen, "Jeff Koons", Contemporanea, Vol. 1, No. 3, September/October 1988, p. 41, illustration in color of the original clay model for the work Octavio Zaya, "Sobre Jeff Koons y los signos de nuestre tiempo", Balcon, October 1988, p. 55, illustrated in color Michael Brennson, "Greed Plus Glitz", New York Times, December 18, 1988, p. 41, illustrated Hilton Kramer, "Koons Show", New York Observer, December 19, 1988, p. 11, illustrated Kim Levin, "The Evil of Banality", Village Voice, December 20, 1988, p. 115, illustrated Ann Berman, "Jeff Koons Resume", Avenue, February 1989, p. 114, illustrated Stuart Morgan, "Jeff Koons Fun", Artscribe, March 1989, p. 49, illustrated in color Richard Lacayo, "Jeff Koons", People Magazine, June 8, 1989, p. 128, illustrated in color "Leute von Morgen", Bunte, July 20, 1989, p. 6, illustrated Jörg-Uwe Albig, "Koons kitschiger Zombie Zoo", Stern, December 21, 1989, p. 111, illustrated in color Klaus Kertess, "BAD", Parkett 19, Zurich, 1989, p. 36, illustrated in color Andrew Renton, "Super Star", Blitz, January 1, 1990, pp. 52-59, illustrated in color Michael Kimmelman, "Which Way for the Whitney", New York Times, February 18, 1990, p. 35, illustrated (installation at the Whitney Museum) John Caldwell, "A Generation", New York, February 22, 1990, p. 17, illustrated "Jeff Koons", Reconnaissance, May 5, 1990, p. 1, illustrated Andrew Renton, "Jeff Koons and the Art of the Deal: Marketing (as) Sculpture", Performance, no. 61, September 1990, p. 21, illustrated Wolfgang Max Faust, "Aufstand gegen den guten Geschmack", Art, September 1990, illustrated in color on the cover and pp. 34-35, illustrated in color Rene Ammann, "Die Kunst, Kunst und Kitsch zu verkitten", Sonnatgs Zeitung, November 11, 1990, p. 41, illustrated "Jeff Koons", Weitersehen, November 18, 1990, pp. 107-113, illustrated "Der Künstler Jeff Koons", Ostholsteiner Anzeiger, November 23, 1990, p. 1, illustrated "Gaukler unter sich", Hamburger Abendblatt, November 11, 1990, p. 1, illustrated Denise Barricklow, "Jeff Koons", The Face, November 26, 1990, pp. 104-108, illustrated Peter Schjeldahl, "Rembrandt, Jeff Koons - Ja Kaikki Muut", Taide, no. 6/90, December 1990, p. 23, illustrated Paul Depondt, "Beeldende kunst heeft last van burengerucht", Volksrant, December 1990, p. 1, illustrated "Design Notebook", Mirabella, January 1, 1991, p. 58, illustrated in color David Bonetti, "SFMOMA has a Serious Change of Art", San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle, March 1, 1991, pp. 1-2, illustrated Nelly de Zwaann, "Pop-Art: Noem je dat kunst?", Cosmopolitan, April 1, 1991, pp. 68-71, illustrated in color Arnulf Rainer, Primaten, April 1, 1991, p. 1, illustrated Janet Kutner, "San Francisco Joins the Art Race", The Dallas Morning News, May 30, 1991, p. 1, illustrated William Dennisuk, "Jeff Koons", Taide, no. 2/91, June 1991, p. 64, illustrated "Was ist Kunst?", Buxtehuder Tagblatt, March 3, 1992, p. 1, illustrated Angelika Muthesius, ed., Jeff Koons, Cologne, 1992, pp. 116-117, illustrated in color Anthony d'Offay, ed., The Jeff Koons Handbook, New York, 1992, pp. 108-109, illustrated in color Jorg-Uwe Albig, "Jeff Koons, ein Prophet der inneren Leere", Art, no. 12, December 1992, p. 56, illustrated in color "Jeff Koons", Diva, June 1993, pp. 36-38, illustrated Jeff Koons, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, 1993, p. 59, no. 40, illustrated in color Hilton Kramer, "Despite Fracas over Safer's 60 Minutes Segment, Koons Still Undefended", The New York Observer, October 18, 1993, p. 23, illustrated "In Short: Nonfiction: The Jeff Koons Handbook", Entertainment Weekly, February 12, 1993, p. 51, illustrated in color Linda Weintraub, Art on the Edge and Over: Searching for Art's Meaning in Contemporary Society 1970s-1990s, Hong Kong, 1996, p. 197, illustrated John Caldwell, This is About Who We Are: the Collected Writings of John Caldwell, San Francisco, 1996, p. 204, illustrated Ruben Gallo, "Violencia", Trans, 1997, pp. 42-43, illustrated Marco Livingstone, "Like Art itself", Duane Hanson, Saatchi Gallery, London, 1997, p. 9, illustrated in color Matthew Collings, It Hurts: New York Art from Warhol to Now, London, 1998, p. 52, illustrated in color Thomas Sokolowski, "The Century's 25 Most Influential Artists: Pop Star", Art News, May 1999, p. 151, illustrated in color cf., Lizzie Zucker Saltz, "Manufacturing Validity", Art Papers, Vol. 23.4, July/August 1999, p. 29, illustrated in color cf., Donald Kuspit, Redeeming Art: Critical Reveries, New York, 2000, p. 160, illustrated cf., Ingrid Sischy, "Koons, High and Low", Vanity Fair, March 2001, p. 271, illustrated in color
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