Posts Tagged ‘Jeff Koons’


Manga at Versailles: the Murakami exhibition

After the Jeff Koons exhibition in 2008, it seems that the Grands Appartements at Versailles are destined to showcase contemporary art. This fall, starting September 14, it will be the turn of Japanese artist Takashi Murakami to exhibit there. Mr. Murakami’s art, with which I was not heretofore familiar, is strongly influenced by manga and […]

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Jeff Koons at Versailles: a few pictures…

… are worth a thousand words.

Jeff Koons Balloon Flower

Jeff Koons before Versailles

The exhibition opens today! And whoever dreamed up this concept had a certain flair for provocation. The French and international press is abuzz with talk of the controversy. I, for one, am no fan of Jeff Koons‘s Made in Heaven series, featuring the artist involved in various sexual activities with his then wife, former porn […]