Ashley Bickerton returns to Lehmann Maupin
If while listening to Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail, you experienced an indescribable sensation that you were actually listening to an encrypted invitation to a very luxurious party with a super exclusive guest list and even more ridiculous gift wish list, you were right!!! We made note of every pe ... More >>
This is how they looked every single time they were shown on the Golden Globes. It was so bizarre to have them angled in different directions, making them look like a Jeff Koons statue of themselves or maybe like a glamorous movie couple with whiplash.
Jeff Koons, pricier porn artArt inspired by Internet porn is very 2011, and the Lower East Side's Windows Gallery on Orchard Street is displaying just that, titled simply, "Porno Paintings." P.S.42 is right nearby and so the New York Post managed to get a few parents to complain. "I don't wan ... More >>
And they serve something so bizarre you'd wear it as a hat before you'd ever consider consuming it? I was just at a "Pop Art/Pop Up" dinner at the new Sanctuary Hotel, which is jazzily done up with all sorts of modern art references. ("That's art?" said a young person at the table, amazed ... More >>
Recently we wrote about Jeff Koons' latest lawsuit, against a shop selling bookends shaped like balloon dogs (balloon dogs much like the balloon dogs that Koons, himself, has brought to the admiring public by way of various museums). We wondered: Can one ever really "own" the balloon dog? Or ... More >>
Metropolitan Museum of ArtJeff Koons, the artist you may know for his reproductions of "banal objects" (like balloon animals), is now suing two companies who have allegedly reproduced his reproductions of said everyday objects. Which brings up a somewhat existential question: If you reproduce ... More >>
Breaking down identity one layer at a time
The artist drips back into sight
Lizzi Bougatsos joins The Last Supper on Canal Street. Photo by David Wentworth.In this week's Village Voice, we present our Spring Arts Guide: Angela Ashman goes shopping with Gang Gang Dance's Lizzi Bougatsos, James Hannaham talks to Baise-Moi director Virginie Despentes, Ben Davis on GrĂºp ... More >>
Solomon R. Guggenheim MuseumSandwiches with mustard smiles and sliced olive eyes, from EasyFun-Ethereal. While we think of Jeff Koons (American artist, born 1955, York, Pennsylvania) mainly for his crass, sleek, kitschy style, and subject matter consisting of balloon animals, life-size porno ... More >>
The Swiss-born artist gives New York some tongue as he takes over the New Museum
Jeff Koons discusses his two new books
Celebrating 30 years of the original 'punk ballerina'
Go postal at this benefit
When NYCs artists were rock stars
The Mets rooftop gets a little crazier
A kinda grand tour of the city's new, giant public art. And speaking of dips, look in the East River.
Polish up your Cupids and boar's heads!
Bali's remarkable hybridist
Battling art's blind spot
Recommendations by R.C. Baker
Recommendations by R.C. Baker
From porn stars to little Jesusthe fantastical work of French art duo Pierre and Gilles
If there's no iconic image, does an artist's work risk becoming fuzzy in the mind?
Hirst is just another symptom of the hype, the hubris, and the money that have swamped the art scene lately
The pick of the museum store litter
Deflatable dolls critique consumer culture in bargain store
Making a wish list: nagging qualms about the Biennial
Koons at Sonnabend, straddling the cosmic divide between innocence and cunning
The Best-Dressed Cows
The 2000 Holland Festival