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Jeff Koons

(American, born 1955)

balloon dog (red) by jeff koons

Jeff Koons

Balloon Dog (Red), 1995

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untitled by jeff koons

Jeff Koons

Untitled, 2009

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Biography

Timeline

1955
Born in York, PA
1972 - 1975
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
1975 - 1976
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
1976
BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
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
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, D.C.
Lives and works in New York, NY

Exhibitions

2015
Artist Rooms: Jeff Koons, Norwich Castle Museums & Art Gallery, Norwich, UK (solo)
2014
Jeff Koons: A Retrospective, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; traveling to Centre Pompidou, Paris; Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao (catalogue), Spain (solo)
Pop to Popism, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
SHE: Picturing women at the turn of the 21st century, Bell Gallery and Cohen Gallery, Granoff Center, Providence, Rhode Island, UK
Sculpture after Sculpture, Moderna Museet, Stockholm (catalogue), Sweden
Pop Departures, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA
The Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s, The Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth, Fort Worth, USA
Cast for Life, Skarstedt Gallery, New York, USA
Politics is Personal, Stonescape, Napa, Italy
ArtLovers. Stories of Art in the Pinault Collection, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco

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