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The Koons Effect Part 1

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 Part 1

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.

Try This! Gallery Experiments

Jeff Koons, Popeye, 2009–12. Granite and live flowering plants; 78 × 52 3⁄8 × 28 3⁄8 in. (198.1 × 132.9 × 72.1 cm). Bill Bell Collection. © Jeff Koons

Free Events 

Try This! Gallery Experiments

Sat, Sept 13, 2014  11:30 AM–2:30 PM

For families with kids of all ages

Bring your family to check out these pop-up activity stations in Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. Engage with works on view through discussions, sketching, and explorations of materials.

Free with Museum admission. No registration is required.

Jeff Koons, Poodle, 1991. Polychromed wood; 23 × 39 1⁄2 x 20 1⁄2 in. (58.4 × 100.3 × 52.1 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; promised gift of Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner P. 2011.212. © Jeff Koons

The Whitney offers free guided visits for New York City public schools

Tours build upon classroom learning through discussions and activities that highlight the artist’s voice.

Free guided visits for New York City Public Schools are endowed by The Allen and Kelli Questrom Foundation.

Elementary school students look at a sculpture in the Sculpture Court, May 2013. Photograph by Filip Wolak