Jim Kempner Fine Art

Jeff Koons

(American, b. 1955)

balloon venus by jeff koons

Jeff Koons

Balloon Venus, 2013

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split rocker by jeff koons

Jeff Koons

Split Rocker, 2014

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stacked by jeff koons

Jeff Koons

Stacked, 2003

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Biography

Timeline

1955
Born in York, USA
1972 - 1975
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, USA
1975 - 1976
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA
1976
BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, USA
2002
Skowhegan Award for Sculpture
2007
Officer of the French Legion of Honor, Paris, France
2008
Honorary Doctorate, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA
Charles Wollaston Award, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England
2009
John Singleton Copley Award, American Associates of the Royal Academy
2012
State Department’s Medal of Arts, Art in Embassies, Washington, DC
Lives and works in New York, USA

Exhibitions

2013
Jeff Koons: New Paintings and Sculpture, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Jeff Koons: Gazing Ball, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
The Pop Object: The Still Life Tradition in Pop Art, Acquavella Galleries, New York, USA
2012
Jeff Koons, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, USA (solo)
Jeff Koons, Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
Jeff Koons. The Painter & The Sculptor, Schirn Kunsthalle and Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Boston, USA
To Be With Art Is All We Ask, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway
Regarding Warhol – Sixty Artists, Fifty Years, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Ghost in the Machine, New Museum. New York, USA
2011
Coloring Book by Jeff Koons, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England (solo)
Moustache by Jeff Koons, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, USA (solo)
ARTIST ROOMS Jeff Koons, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland (solo)
Figures in a Landscape, Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong
Gagosian Pop-Up!, Gagosian Gallery, Davies Street, London, England
Artists for Haiti, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, USA
The World Belongs to You, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
Picasso to Koons: Artists as Jeweler, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, USA
Postmodernism: Style and Subversion 1970-1990, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
2010
Dictator, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Jeff Koons: Popeye Sculptures, Galerie de Noirmont, Paris, France (solo)
Jeff Koons: Cracked Egg (Blue) , Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, England (solo)
Crash - Homage to JG Ballard, Gagosian Gallery, Britannia Street, London, England
2009
Jeff Koons: New Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, USA (solo)
Jeff Koons: Popeye Series, Serpentine Gallery, London, England (solo)
Go Figure, Gagosian Gallery, 980 Madison, New York, USA
Ecstatic Abstraction, Gagosian Gallery, 555 West 24th Street, New York, USA
Marble, Gagosian Gallery, New York, 980 Madison, New York, USA
Pop Life, Tate Modern, London, England
Artist Rooms, Tate Modern, London, England
2008
Jeff Koons, Celebration, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Jeff Koons, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Jeff Koons, Versailles, Paris, France (solo)
Jeff Koons, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA (solo)
Jeff Koons: On the Roof, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA (solo)
For What You Are About To Receive, Gagosian Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Prefab, Gagosian Gallery, New York, 980 Madison, New York, USA
2007
Jeff Koons: Hulk Elvis, Gagosian Gallery, Britannia Street, London, England (solo)
Jeff Koons: Popeye, Gagosian Gallery, Davies Street, London, England (solo)
Pop Art Is…, Gagosian Gallery, Britannia Street, London, England
Insight?, Gagosian Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2006 - 2007
Into Me / Out of Me, PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY; travelled to Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
Magritte: The Treachery of Images, Los Angeles County Museum. Los Angeles, USA
2006
Jeff Koons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England (solo)
Jeff Koons: Cracked Egg (Blue), Gagosian Gallery, Davies Street, London, England (solo)
Sculpture, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
Diamond, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England (solo)
Balloon Flower (Red), 7 World Trade Center, New York, USA (solo)
Hiding in the Light, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA
2005
Lever House, New York, USA (solo)
MO(NU)MENTS!: Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
Homestyle, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, USA
Logical Conclusions: 40 Years of Rule-Based Art, Pace Wildenstein, New York, USA

Public Collections

Equitable Corporation, New York
Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Wolfsburg Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg
Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo

Literature

2004
Jeff Koons - Retrospektiv
Astrup Fearnly Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo 2004
2002
Jeff Koons. Bilder / Pictures 1980-2002.
Kunsthalle Bielefeld 2002
2001
Au-Dela du Spectacle
Centre Pompidou, 2001
2000
Apocalypse: Beauty & Horror in Contemporary Art
Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2000
Hypermental. Wahnhafte Wirklichkeit 1950-2000. Von Salvador Dali bis Jeff Koons
Kunsthaus Zürich, 2000
Jeff Koons: Easyfun — Ethereal
Deutsche Guggenheim, 2000
1999
Ausblick auf das neue Jahrtausend/ Art at the Turn of the Millennium
Burkhard Riemschneider, Uta Grosenick, Cologne, 1999
1998
Interno — Esterno/Alterno
FENDI, New York, 1998
L'Envers du Décor. Dimensions décoratives dans l'art du XXe siècle
Musée d'art moderne, Lille; Métropole, Villeneuve d'Ascq, 1998
Tuning up #5
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, 1998
1997
Objects of Desire: The Modern Still Life
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1997
4e biennale d'art contemporain de Lyon: "L'Autre"
Lyon, 1997
On the Edge: Contemporary Art from the Werner and Elaine Dannheisser Collection
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1997
Dramatically Different
Centre National d'Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble 1997
Jeff Koons
Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris, 1997
1996
Collective Vision: Creating a Contemporary Art Museum
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 1996
Art at Home—Ideal Standard Life
Spiral Garden, Tokyo, 1996
Zaunschirm, Thomas: Kunst als Sündenfall. Die Tabuverletzungen des Jeff Koons
Freiburg, 1996
1995
Kaldor, John and Nicholas Baume: From Christo and Jeanne-Claude to Jeff Koons. John Kaldor Art Projects and Collection
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 1995
Going for Baroque
The Contemporary and the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, 1995
Zeichen & Wunder. Niko Pirosmani (1862 - 1918) und die Kunst der Gegenwart
Kunsthaus Zürich, 1995
1994
Koons, Jeff: The Jeff Koons Daybook
New York, 1994