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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.
Charles BurchfieldNoontide in Late May, 191731.408
Judy PfaffSupermercado, 198686.34a-y
Betye SaarMother and Children in Blue, 19982000.46
Richard MisrachBomb Crater and Destroyed Convoy, Bravo 20 Bombing Range, Nevada, 198693.72
Jared FrenchState Park, 194665.78
Amy SillmanHamlet, 2001–022003.306
Isamu NoguchiHumpty Dumpty, 194647.7a-e
David SmithHudson River Landscape, 195154.14
Hans HofmannMagenta and Blue, 195050.20
Kay SageNo Passing, 195455.10
Arthur TressBoy in Burnt Out Furniture Store, Newark, N.J., 196997.45.4
Jean-Michel BasquiatHollywood Africans, 198384.23
Thomas Hart BentonPoker Night (from “A Streetcar Named Desire”), 194885.49.2
Frank StellaDie Fahne hoch!, 195975.22
Christian JankowskiThe Holy Artwork, 20012002.293
Steve WolfeUntitled (Mumm/Jose Cuervo Cartons), 199496.62a-b
Ben ShahnThe Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti, 1931–3249.22
Joseph StellaThe Brooklyn Bridge: Variation on an Old Theme, 193942.15

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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