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The Koons Effect

Jeff Koons, Michael Jackson and Bubbles, 1988. Porcelain; 42 × 70 1⁄2 × 32 1⁄2 in. (106.7 × 179.1 × 82.6 cm). Private collection. © Jeff Koons

Lectures, Talks, Readings 

The Koons Effect

Thurs, Sept 11, 2014  7 PM

In this panel discussion, Carol Bove, Laura Owens, Stephen Prina, and Jordan Wolfson reflect on the art of Jeff Koons.

$8 general admission; $6 seniors and students; free for members with advance registration.

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Installation view of Art Everywhere US, August 2014. Jasper Johns, Three Flags, 1958. Art © Jasper Johns / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NYko

Art Everywhere US

See Eleven Whitney Works on Billboards, buses, and trains

Art Everywhere US transforms outdoor advertising spaces into a free, open-air art gallery across the country.
Lawrence WeinerHere There & Everywhere, 198994.136
Sherrie Levine“La Fortune” (After Man Ray: 4), 199092.1a-h
Shirin NeshatRapture, 199999.86
Allan McCollumCollection of Two Hundred and Eighty-eight Plaster Surrogates, 1982/19892000.190a-bbbbbbbbbbbb
Susan MeiselasLiberty Plaza, New York, September 11, 2001, 20012002.96
Alexander CalderVarèse, c. 193080.25
Mark di SuveroHankchampion, 196073.85
Robert LongoBody of a Comic, 198491.59.2a-o
Joan JonasVertical Roll, 19722000.189
Oscar BluemnerLast Evening of the Year, c. 192931.115
Charles BurchfieldAn April Mood, 1946–5555.39
Peter BlumeLight of the World, 193233.5
Dana SchutzSelf-Eater, 20052006.35
Georgia O’KeeffeMusic, Pink and Blue No. 2, 191891.90
Kerry James MarshallSouvenir IV, 199898.56
Trenton Doyle HancockRememor with Membry, 20012001.229
Georgia O’KeeffeNo. 8—Special (Drawing No. 8), 191685.52
Joan MitchellHemlock, 195658.20

Events

Barnett Newman, The Promise, 1949. Oil on canvas, 51 1/2 × 68 1/8 in. (130.8 × 173 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Adriana and Robert Mnuchin  2000.338. © 2009 Barnett Newman Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Member Events: Insider Series members in the Curate Your Own Program
6:30 PM
Jeff Koons, Moses, 1985. Framed Nike poster; 45 1⁄2 x 31 1⁄2 in. (115.6 × 80 cm). Edition no. 1/2. The Sonnabend Collection and the Sonnabend Estate. © Jeff Koons
Member Events: Patron, Circle, Fellow, Sponsor, and Contemporaries Patron members.
7 PM
Jeff Koons, Michael Jackson and Bubbles, 1988. Porcelain; 42 × 70 1⁄2 x 32 1⁄2 in. (106.7 × 179.1 × 82.6 cm). Private collection. © Jeff Koons
Lectures, Talks, Readings
7 PM
Families on a Whitney Wees tour create masks inspired by Jeff Koons’s Easyfun mirrors, July 2014. Photograph by Filip Wolak
Family Tours
10:30–11:30 AM
Jeff Koons, Popeye, 2009–12. Granite and live flowering plants; 78 × 52 3⁄8 x 28 3⁄8 in. (198.1 × 132.9 × 72.1 cm). Bill Bell Collection. © Jeff Koons
Free Events
11:30 AM–2:30 PM
Jeff Koons, Gazing Ball (Belvedere Torso), 2013. Plaster and glass; 71 1⁄2 x 29 7⁄8 x 35 1⁄8 in. (181.6 × 75.9 × 89.2 cm). Private collection
Member Events: Learning Series Members in the Curate Your Own Program
5:30–7 PM
The Whitney's new building, June 2014. Photograph by Timothy Shcenck
Member Events: Friend, Patron, and Contemporaries–level Founding Members
6:30 PM
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