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Jeff Koons and the 1980s

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The exhibition Jeff Koons: A Retrospective presents the most comprehensive chronological survey to date of Jeff Koons’s career, creating the opportunity to appreciate his diverse and complicated work as a multifaceted whole. This lecture and gallery talk with Whitney teaching fellow Paula Burleigh focuses on the beginnings of Koons’s career and situates his work within the cultural and art-historical context of the 1980s.

Option 1: July 14
7pm reception
7:30pm lecture and discussion

Option 2: Sept 4
7pm reception
7:30pm lecture and discussion

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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

Jeff Koons, Moses, 1985. Framed Nike poster; 45 1⁄2 × 31 1⁄2 in. (115.6 × 80 cm). Edition no. 1/2. The Sonnabend Collection and the Sonnabend Estate. © Jeff Koons