24 September 2014

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Contemporary Art Smashes $2 Billion Mark Creating New World Auction Record

Jeff Koons’s monumental sculpture Balloon Dog (Orange) has set a new world auction record for a living artist. The iconic work by the controversial American artist achieved the sum of $58,405,000 – that being £36,795,150, or €43,219,700, at Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Evening Sale in New York on November 12, 2013. According to new figures […]

23 September 2014

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Jeff Koons Is Going Back To School

Controversial American artist Jeff Koons is going back to school. An elementary school in Sunnyside, Queens, New York, is now offering an extracurricular art class for children inspired by the works of Koons. After all, the teachers say, the contemporary mater’s kitschy masterpieces not only appeal to the great wheeler-dealers of the artworld; but also […]

2 September 2014

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Balloon Dog Deflated Michael Green’s Ironic Homage To Jeff Koons

A GIF artwork which has failed to sell on ebay has become an internet sensation. Created by Michael Green who was hoping to sell the ‘most expensive GIF of all time” and make a cool $5,800, it remained unsold, with no takers, at the starting price of $2000. “Balloon Dog Deflated” is described on the […]

2 August 2014

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Fake Jeff Koons Stainless Steel Balloon Dogs Flood In From China

Now anyone can buy a Jeff Koons ‘style’ balloon dog in stainless steel polished to perfection. A Chinese company, VLA Sculpture is selling balloon dog sculptures online at a fraction of the cost of the originals.           A leading Chinese e-commerce portal is currently showing off the spec of their Jeff Koons range in a […]

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. In an attempt to copyright the balloon dog image, as his intellectual property, the plaintiff has relented that the case is untenable. […]