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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

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Art Everywhere US transforms outdoor advertising spaces into a free, open-air art gallery across the country.
Alexander CalderTumbler on Swing, 193181.23.4
Jackson PollockNumber 18, 1951, 19512002.258
John SloanSixth Avenue Elevated at Third Street, 192836.154
Everett ShinnRevue, 190831.346
John SloanThe Picnic Grounds, 1906–0741.34
John SloanBefore Her Makers and Her Judge, Illustration for “The Masses”, August 1913, 191336.38
John SloanBackyards, Greenwich Village, 191436.153
Weegee (Arthur Fellig)This man covered up with newspapers was killed in an auto accident. The driver of the car was arrested, but he put up such a terrific battle. . . cops had to put handcuffs on him., 194296.90.17
George SegalWalk, Don’t Walk, 197679.4a-f
Donald JuddUntitled, 196566.53
Andy WarholBirmingham Race Riot, 196496.53.6a-b
Arshile GorkyThe Artist and His Mother, c. 1926–3650.17
Georgia O’KeeffeMusic, Pink and Blue No. 2, 191891.90
Alexander CalderJuggler with Dog, 193181.23.2
Mel BochnerTen to 10, 197277.28
George TookerThe Subway, 195050.23
Mark RothkoUntitled (Blue, Yellow, Green on Red), 19542002.261
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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