17 April 2012

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Donald Young Patron Of Jeff Koons & Richard Serra Dies

The influential gallerist, Donald Young, who represented major artists such as Jeff Koons and Richard Serra has died aged 69

11 April 2012

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Serious Contemporary Artists Who Flirt With The Erotic

Sex has preoccupied artists since the beginning of time – look no further than prehistoric Venus figurines! But today, despite the all-pervasiveness of sexualised imagery in contemporary culture, most artists merely knowingly nod towards baby-making rather than confronting this epidemic head on. So here are six artists bucking the trend…   Paul McCarthy Paul McCarthy’s […]

10 March 2012

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Damien Hirst Set To Open Public Gallery In 2014

New London Space To House Bacon Koons Banksy and YBA Collection Damien Hirst has expressed his intention to open a public art gallery, in South London to display his vast collection of Modern and Contemporary art. “It’s my Saatchi gallery, basically,” Hirst told the Observer, describing the development project in Lambeth that will soon display […]

6 February 2012

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Live Webcast Launches Future Generation Art Prize 2012

The Future Generation Art Prize 2012 has just been launched via an international online press conference that brought together the organisers, last year’s winner, and mentors Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Richard Armstrong, Sir Nicholas Serota, from 4 different continents. The international prize worth £100,000 is open to any artist under the age of 35, and […]

6 February 2012

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Damien Hirst Jeff Koons Live Russian Broadcast

Future Generation Art Prize Live Press Conference Today The Future Generation Art Prize established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation is a worldwide contemporary art prize to discover, recognize and give long-term support to a future generation of artists. The Prize will be a major contribution to the open participation of younger artists in the dynamic […]

27 January 2012

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Residents Up In Arms Over Primrose Hill Jesus

Planning Permission Sought For Kitsch Statue To Mark Olympic Torch Handover To Rio Plans to erect a giant fibreglass replica of the Rio De Janeiro ‘Redeemer Statue’ on top of London’s posh Primrose Hill have been revealed. The project will be funded by the Brazilian government to mark the end of the London 2012 Olympics […]

25 November 2011

Louise Lawler And The Politics Of Space

Review of Louise Lawler’s No Drones at Sprüth Magers, her first solo show in the UK for four years Lawler’s photographs capture artworks in compromising positions; from a Koons Rabbit next to the refrigerator (Foreground, 1994) to Jasper Johns’ White Flag in the bedroom (Monogram, 1984). This short but sweet exhibition – her first solo show in the UK […]

18 November 2011

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Jeff Koons New Exhibition Amid Antiquities

US artist to exhibit new sculptural work in Frankfurt’s Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung – a museum normally devoted to ancient-to-classical masterpieces Frankfurt’s Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung museum is about to receive a postmodern makeover, with the 19th century villa (which normally houses ancient, medieval and baroque sculpture) set to host an exhibition by US artist Jeff Koons in June […]

6 June 2011

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Mystery Surrounds The Sale Of Jeff Koons $16.5M Pink Panther

It has been rumoured that Sotheby’s has had its Lawyers sending litigation threats to one of the oldest online publications for writing a leading passage in an article. The report concerns the sale of Jeff Koons’ Pink Panther sculpture from his 1988 Banality series which took place in New York on 10 May. The auctioneers […]

6 April 2011

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Michael Jackson Fans Insulted By ‘Jeff Koons’ Style Sculptures

A new sculpture of the Late “King Of Pop” Michael Jackson by Swedish-born artist Maria von Köhler has outraged Jackson fans in London and prompted numerous death threats to the recording studio where the work of art is installed. Premises Studios famous for past recordings by The Artic Monkeys and Amy Winehouse is located in […]

19 March 2011

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Jeff Koons Artist Rooms Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

This exhibition will bring together a major group of works by Jeff Koons as part of the ARTIST ROOMS series at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art,. From the early New Hoover Convertibles, Green, Red, Brown, New Shelton Wet/Dry 10 Gallon Displaced Doubledecker, 1981-7 to the basketball piece Encased Four Rows 1983-93 to Winter […]

6 February 2011

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Jeff Koons Settles Balloon Gate Lawsuit

Jeff Koons’s attorneys LLC, have called off their irrational lawsuit with the Park Life Gallery in San Francisco and the Canadian company IMM over the production and sale of multi-coloured resin balloon dogs.