Art is an extremely subjective thing. I took photography in high school because I could not draw or make anything out of clay even if my life depended on it. When I was in NYC, I came at a perfect time when Jeff Koons: A Retrospective was in the city.
I know that this isn’t what I would usually post on my blog, but since I do travel quite a bit in a year, I think I’m going to start writing travel posts as well. To start off, Jeff Koons is a highly respected, controversial, and popular artist from York, Pennsylvania. In my opinion, most of his works are contemporary reproductions of the usual objects. If you want a familiar glimpse at what his art work looks like, just check out Lady Gaga’s Art Pop album cover. His works approach a modern twist in the already made art pieces and sculptures that we already know of. The exhibition at The Whitney exhibited over 150 of Koons’s most iconic pieces arranged in a manner that would allow spectators to get a glimpse into the artist’s world. I was very lucky to be there to see all of the pieces with my own eyes. Sadly, this exhibition just ended but for more information, just visit: Whitney.Org
Yellow – Pluto and Proserpina. Red – Balloon Venus. Blue – Metallic Venus.
Seal Walrus (Chairs)
One Ball Total Equilibrium Tank
Two Ball Total Equilibrium Tank
Gazing Ball (Farnese Hercules)
The Empire State of Scotch. Dewar’s
If you want to read more about Jeff Koons, you can find out on Artsy or Jeff Koon’s website.