Balloon Dog (Blue)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating
121 x 143 x 45 inches 
307.3 x 363.2 x 114.3 cm 
© Jeff Koons
5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)
1994-2000


Balloon Dog

Details

Balloon Dog (Blue)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating
121 x 143 x 45 inches 
307.3 x 363.2 x 114.3 cm 
© Jeff Koons
5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)
1994-2000

Balloon Dog (Magenta)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating121 x 143 x 45 inches 307.3 x 363.2 x 114.3 cm © Jeff Koons5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)1994-2000

Balloon Dog (Yellow)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating121 x 143 x 45 inches 307.3 x 363.2 x 114.3 cm © Jeff Koons5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)1994-2000

Balloon Dog (Orange)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating121 x 143 x 45 inches 307.3 x 363.2 x 114.3 cm © Jeff Koons5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)1994-2000

Balloon Dog (Red)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating121 x 143 x 45 inches 307.3 x 363.2 x 114.3 cm © Jeff Koons5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)1994-2000

EXHIBITED: 

Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain [June 9 - September 27, 2015] (Magenta)

Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. The Centre Pompidou, Paris, France [November 26, 2014 - April 27, 2015] (Magenta)

Sculpture after Sculpture: Fritsch, Koons, Ray. Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden [October 11, 2014 - January 18, 2015] (Red)

Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York [June 27 - October 19, 2014] (Yellow)

Voice of Images. Palzzo Grassi, Venice, Italy [August 30, 2012 - January 13, 2013] (Magenta)

Jeff Koons. Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland [May 13, 2012 - October 2, 2012] (Red)

Jeff Koons. Seagram Building, New York, New York [May 2010] (Orange)

Remembering Henry’s Show. The Brant Foundation, Greenwich, Connecticut [May 2009 - February 2010] (Orange)

Jeff Koons Versailles. Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, France [October 9, 2008 - April 1, 2009] (Magenta)

Jeff Koons: Celebration. Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany [October 31, 2008 - February 8, 2009] (Red)

Jeff Koons. Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, Illinois [May 31 - September 21, 2008] (Orange)

Jeff Koons on the Roof. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York [April 22 - October 26, 2008] (Yellow)

The Broad Contemporary Art Museum at Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Inaugural Installation. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California [February 16 - September 30, 2008] 

Re-Object: Marcel Duchamp, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Gerhard Merz. Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria [February 17 – May 13, 2007] (Blue)

The François Pinault Collection: A Post-Pop Selection. Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy [November 11, 2006 - March 11, 2007] (Magenta)

Shiny. Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio [September 16 - December 31, 2006] (Blue)

Where are We Going?: Selections from the François Pinault Collection. Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy [April 30 – October 1, 2006] (Magenta)

Jeff Koons: Highlights of 25 Years. C&M Arts, New York, New York [April 7 - June 5, 2004] (Orange)

Monument to Now. DESTE Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece [June 22 – December 31, 2004] (Red)

Jeff Koons. Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, Italy [June 9 - September 15, 2003] (Red) 

Jasper Johns to Jeff Koons: Four Decades of Art from the Broad Collection. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California [October 7, 2001 - January 6, 2002]; The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. [March 16 – June 3, 2002]; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts [July 28 – October 20, 2002]; Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain [February 15 – September 7, 2003] (Blue)

Apocalypse: Beauty & Horror in Contemporary Art. Royal Academy of Arts, London, England [2000] (Red) 

Group Show. Eli Broad Family Foundation, Santa Monica, California [December 10, 1997 - July 21, 1999]

LITERATURE: 

Champion, Julie and Nicolas Liucci-Goutnikov. Jeff Koons: La Retrospective: The Portfolio of the Exhibition. France: Centre Pompidou, 2014, p. 101 (Magenta).

Champion, Julie and Caroline Edde. Jeff Koons: La Retrospective: The Album of the Exhibition. Belgium: Centre Pompidou, 2014, cover, p. 35 (Magenta).

Felder, Rachel. “Applied Arts.” Art Basel Miami Beach December 2014 (Magenta).

Malvoisin, Armelle. “Top 4 des œuvres les plus chères.” Beaux Arts Magazine December 2014, p. 64 (Orange).

Blissett, Luther. “Sept moments-clefs dans une vie d’artiste.” Beaux Arts Magazine December 2014, p. 11 (installation view, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, 2007, Blue).

Lavrador, Judicaël. “Jeff Koons: génie ou imposteur?” Beaux Arts Magazine November 2014, p. 136 (Yellow).

Prat, Véronique. “Jeff Koons avec ses millions, il achète de Manet.” Le Figaro 29 November 2014, cover, p. 49 (Magenta).

Dagen, Philippe. “Dr Jeff et Mr Koons.” M Le magazine du Monde 22 November 2014, pp. 82-83 (installation view, The Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2014, Magenta).

Koons, Jeff and Norman Rosenthal. Jeff Koons: Conversations with Norman Rosenthal. China: Thames & Hudson, 2014, pp. 152-3 (installation view, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, 2007, Blue) pp. 290-1 (Orange) [English Edition]

Koons, Jeff and Norman Rosenthal, Jeff Koons: Entretiens avec Norman Rosenthal. Hove, England: Thames & Hudson, 2014. pp. 152-3 (installation view, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, 2007, Blue) pp. 290-1 (Orange) [French Edition]  

Moderna Museet. Sculpture After Sculpture: Fritsch/Koons/Ray. Exh. cat., Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2014 [Texts by Jack Bankowsky, Thomas E. Crow, Nicholas Cullinan, Made Great, conversation between Michael Fried, Isabelle Graw, Michelle Kuo, Charles Ray, Scott Rothkopf], inside cover page (Red), p. 31 (Red), p. 14 (Silver in foundry).

Romanacce, Aurélie. “Jeff Koons: Le Roi Midas.” Arts Magazine December 2014, p. 111 (Magenta).

Polsinelli, Michael and Sasha Burkhanova. “The Words.” Garage Magazine Fall/Winter 2014, p. 95 (Magenta).

“Private View: Just the Ticket." Vanity Fair On Art November 2014, p. 36 (Orange).

Fontanel, Béatrice. Ma Première Histoire de l'ART. Palette March 2014, pp. 113, 124, back cover (Blue).

Guiot, Nathalie. Conversations Artists and Collectors. France: Black Jack Editions, November 2013, pp. 152-173 (Red).

Botta, Carlotta Loverni. "Koons at the Fondation Beyeler." Vogue Italia 15 June 2012 [online slideshow].

Arken Museum of Modern Art. Anslem Reyle. Exh. cat., Denmark: Arken Museum of Modern Art, p. 17 (installation view: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2008, Yellow).

Gagosian Gallery. Made in Italy. Exh. cat., Uckfield, England: Gagosian Gallery, 2011, pp. 92-94 (Magenta).

Marozeau, Maureen. Art 365 Histoires Pour 'Epater La Galerie. France: Editions de la Martinière, 2011, p. 345 (Blue). 

Johnson, Ken. Are You Experienced?: How Psychedelic Consciousness Transformed Modern Art. New York: Prestel, 2011, p. 192 (installation view: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2008, Yellow).

Lavin, Sylvia. Kissing Architecture. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011, p. 27 (installation view: Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Magenta).

Javault, Patrick. "Le Bon Exemple: Jeff Koons." 20/27 (no. 05) [Paris] 2011, p. 136, illustrated in color (Yellow).

The Brant Foundation. Remembering Henry’s Show. Greenwich: The Brant Foundation, 2010, pp. 14, 15, 146, cover, illustrated in color (Orange).

Frederic Bonnet. "Murakami is no competition for the Sun King." The Art Newspaper November 2010, p. 36, illustrated in color (installation view: Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Magenta).

Gurney, James. “Gurney’s Guide to Art and Watches: An A to Z of High Art and High Watchmaking.” Vanity Fair on Time October 2010, p. 24, illustrated in color (Yellow).

“Looking and Learning.” SchoolArts Magazine November 2010, p. 28, illustrated in color (Yellow).

Galerie Jerome de Noirmont. Jeff Koons: Popeye Sculpture. Exh. cat., Paris: Galerie Jerome de Noirmont, p. 8, illustrated in color (Blue).

Fineberg, Jonathan. Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being. 3rd ed., New York, 2010, p. 459, illustrated in color (installation view: Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Magenta).

Lewis, Ben. “Into the Dustbin.” Programma Spring 2010, p. 118, illustrated in color (installation view: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2008, Yellow)

Grant, Peter. "AIG's Space Tests Market For Offices." The Wall Street Journal 24 May 2010, illustrated in color (installation view: Seagram Building, New York, 2010, Orange)

Naumann, Francis M. Jeff Koons: New Paintings. New York: Gagosian Gallery, 2010, p. 3, illustrated in color (installation view: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2008, Yellow).

Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin. New Haven, 2009, p. 26, illustrated in color (installation view: Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Magenta).

Deborah Lock, ed. Children's Book of Art. London, 2009, p. 130, illustrated in color (installation view: Metropolitan Museum of Art installation, New York, 2008, Yellow).

Sollins, Marybeth, ed. Art:21 – Art in the Twenty-First Century 5. New York: Art 21, Inc., 2009, p. 100, illustrated in color (installation view: Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 2008, Orange) and illustrated in color on the cover (partial installation view: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2008, Yellow).

Lageira, Jacinto. "Celebration's Deception." Esse: Arts & Opinions (vol. 67) Fall 2009, p. 7, illustrated in color (installation view: Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Magenta).

Cecchini, Laura Moure. "Jeff Koons: La estetizacion del consumismo." Textofilia (no. 17) [Mexico] 2008, p. 57, illustrated in color (installation view: Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Magenta).

Holzworth, Hans Werner, ed. 100 Contemporary Artists. Cologne, 2009, p. 323, illustrated in color (Red).

"Austria: Art + Architecture + Design." ARTnews [special advertising section] October 2009, p. 73, illustrated in color (installation view: Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, 2008, Blue).

Cashdan, Marina. "Sharing the Wealth." Whitewall Fall 2009, p. 76, illustrated in color (installation view: The Brant Foundation, Greenwich, 2009, Orange).

Bonham-Carter, Charlotte and David Hodge. The Contemporary Art Book. London, 2009, p. 134, illustrated in color (Magenta).

Belcove, Julie L. “Hedging His Bets.” The Art Economist July 2009, p. 15, illustrated (not of actual work).

The New York Times 29 May 2009, p. C8, illustrated in color (animated in advertisement for film, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, Red).

Kinsella, Eileen. "Buying the Best of the Best." ARTnews (vol. 107, no. 7) Summer 2009, pp. 13, 115, illustrated in color (installation view: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2008, Yellow).   

Navas, Adolfo Montejo. "Another Aesthetic Mainstream." Lapiz (250-251) February/March 2009, p. 116, illustrated in color (Magenta).

Merlo, Anna Maria and Gareth Harris. "Guides told: don't mock the Koons." The Artnewspaper December 2008, p. 1, illustrated in color (installation view: Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Magenta).

Dagen, Philippe. "Evenement: Jeff Koons Versailles." Artpress November 2008, p. 23, illustrated in color (installation view: Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Magenta).

Houellebecq, Michael. "Jeff Koons." Art World (issue 7) October/November 2008, p. 33, illustrated in color (installation view: Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Magenta).

Thon, Ute. "Spieglein, Spieglein an der Wand." Art October 2008, pp. 4, 37, illustrated in color (installation view: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2008, Yellow).

Kulturpur September 2008 - July 2009, pp. 16, 23, illustrated in color (Red).

Art & Auction November 2008, p. 26, illustrated in color (Yellow).

Bader, Graham. "Jeff Koons: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago." Artforum September 2008, p. 450, illustrated in color (installation view: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, 2008, Orange).

Dandrieu, Laurent. "Koons squatte Versailles." Valeurs Actuelles 18 September 2008, p. 74, illustrated in color (installation view: Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Magenta).

Morata, Raphael. "Jeff Koons au chateau de Versailles." Point de Vue 17 September 2008, p. 64, illustrated in color (installation view: Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Magenta).

Directmatin Plus 15 September 2008, p. 1, illustrated in color (installation view: Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Magenta).

DuPonchelle, Valerie. "Toute la planete reunie a Versailles pour Jeff Koons." Le Figaro 10 September 2008, p. 1, illustrate in color (installation view: Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Magenta).

Suc, Matthieu. "Jeff Koons bouscule Versailles." Le Parisien. 10 September 2008, p. 31, illustrated in color (installation view: Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Magenta).

Cenac, Laetitia. "Le roi Koons a Versailles." Madame Figaro 6 September 2008, p. 142, illustrated in color (Magenta).

"Jeff Koons: Mickey-l'Ange Contemporain." Paris Match 3 September 2008, p. 80, illustrated in color (installation view: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2008, Yellow).

"Expositions Etats-Unis." Connaissance des arts September 2008, p. 66, illustrated in color (installation view: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2008, Yellow).

Morata, Raphael. "Jeff Koons: un Artiste Barock." Point de Vue 28 August - 3 September 2008, p. 61, illustrated in color (installation view: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2008, Yellow).

Nakamura, Marie-Pierre. "USA: Jeff Koons." Art Actuel (no. 57) July/August 2008, p. 75, illustrated in color (installation view: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2008, Yellow).

Bonami, Francesco. “Jeff Koons.” Panorama First (no. 4) 2008, pp. 112-118, illustrated in color on p. 117 (Red).

Holzwarth, Hans Werner, ed. Jeff Koons. Cologne 2008, pp. 61 (Yellow), 423 (Blue), 581 (installation view: Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bergenz, 2007, Blue).

Stamberg, Susan. “Jeff Koons Has a Ta-Da Moment in Chicago.” NPR Morning Edition 25 July 2008.

Gopnik, Blake. “Man from Mars Comes in Peace.” The Washington Post 17 June 2008, illustrated in color (Orange).

Duncan, Michael. “LACMA Sizes Up.” Art in America May 2008, p. 68, illustrated in color (Blue).

Schneider, Daniel. “Market Index: Jeff Koons.” ArtForum April 2008, pp. 310-311, illustrated in color (Yellow).

McCaughey, Patrick. "Taming the Monster." Apollo April 2008, pp. 11, 30, illustrated in color (installation view: Broad Contemporary Art Museum at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Anegeles, 2008, Blue).

Simmons, Matthew. "Art Star." Lifestyles Magazine Winter 2008, p. 26, illustrated in color (installation view: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2008, Yellow).

Ward, Vicky. “François Pinault’s Ultimate Luxury.” Vanity Fair December 2007, pp. 222-231, illustrated in color (Magenta).

West, Kevin. “In with the New.” W November 2007, p. 226, illustrated (not of actual work).

Finkel, Jori. “LA’s Art House Director.” Departures Magazine November/December 2007, pp. 200-202, illustrated.

Landi, Ann. “How Jeff Koons Became a Superstar: Kelly Devine Thomas tracked the way an artist shaped his own career (Top Ten).” ARTnews November 2007, p. 187, illustrated in color (Blue).

Kuo, Michelle. “Industrial Revolution: On the History of Fabrication” Artforum October 2007, p. 308, illustrated in color (Orange, in progress).

Walsh, Daniella. "Jeff Koons: On Track." Art and Living Summer 2007, p. 43, illustrated in color (Blue).

Long, Camilla. “Loony Koons.” Tatler (vol. 3, no. 5) May 2007, pp. 11, 116-122. 

Müller, Hans-Joachim. “Immer schon kuhl bleiben: Hirst, Merz, Koons: ‘Re-Object’ im Kunsthaus Bregenz.” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (no. 44) 21 February 2007, p. 37, illustrated in color (Blue). 

Dream & Trauma: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection. Exh. cat., Athens: DESTE Foundation, 2007 (Red).

Dietrich, Christa. “Eben hineinstolpern ins Glück.” Vorarlberger Nachrichten [Austria] 17 February 2007, pp. A1, D7.

Canarutto, Sarah Cosulich. Jeff Koons (Supercontemporanea Series). Milan, 2006, pp. 66-67, illustrated in color (Red).

Tolera, Christos. “To whim or not to whim.” Cent (no. 8) Autumn/Winter 2006, pp. 18-19, illustrated in color (Blue).

Shaw, Kurt. “1958: A Good Year for Art.” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 15 October 2006.

Beaux Arts Magazine [France] August 2006, illustrated in color on the cover (Magenta).

Bellet, Harry. “Pinault (Simple) Collectionneur.” Le Monde 16 April 2006, pp. 22-23, 25-26, 28, 31, 37, 38 (Magenta). 

Murakami, Takashi. Little Boy: The Arts of Japan’s Exploding Subculture. Exh. cat., New York: Japan Society, 2005, p. 284.

Murakami, Takashi. “Kaibustu-Art (Art of Monster)." Yomiuri Newspaper June 2005, p. 40. 

Thomas, Kelly Devine. “The Selling of Jeff Koons.” Art News (vol. 104, no. 5) May 2005, p. 121, front cover, illustrated in color (Blue).

McNatt, Glenn. “Jeff Koons Makes Pop Art with No Apologies.” Baltimore Sun 9 April 2005.

Politi, Giancarlo. “Jeff Koons: An Interview by the Readers of Flash Art." Flash Art January-February 2005, p. 90, illustrated.

“Best of 2004: 13 Critics and Curators Look at the Year in Art.” ARTFORUM December 2004, p. 168 (installation view: C&M Arts, New York, 2004, Orange).

Kunsthaus Bielefeld. Jeff Koons: Pictures 1980 - 2002. Exh. cat., Kunsthaus Bielefeld, 2002, p. 28, illustrated in color (Red).

Lehman, John. “Fun Pop.” The Patriot Ledger 20-21 July 2002, p. 25, illustrated (Blue).

Temin, Christine. “The Collector.” The Boston Globe 21 July 2002, sec. L, p. 1, illustrated (Blue).

“Fetching Display.” The Patriot Ledger 12 July 2002 (Blue).

“Pet Art.” Gloucester Daily Times 9 July 2002 (Blue).

“MFA Looking for a Few Good Canines and Their Owners.” Boston Herald 3 July 2002, illustrated (Blue).

“Advance Billing.” The Boston Globe 6 June 2002, illustrated (Blue).

Wagner, Anselm. "Einfach Ubertrieben." Frame January - March 2002, p. 80, illustrated in color (Red).

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Jasper Johns to Jeff Koons: Four Decades of Art from the Broad Collections. Exh. cat., Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2002, p. 25 (Blue).

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Preview. September/October 2002, cover, illustrated in color.

Deutsche Guggenheim. Jeff Koons: Easyfun–Etheral. Exh. cat., Berlin: Deutsche Guggenheim, 2000, fig. 9, p. 26, illustrated in color (Red).

DESTE Foundation. Jeff Koons: A Millennium Celebration. Exh. cat., Athens: DESTE Foundation, 1999, pp. 40-41, illustrated (work in progress).

Bowie, David. “Super-Banalism and the Innocent Salesman” Modern Painters Spring 1998, pp. 27-34, illustrated (model, not of actual work).

Goodeve, Thyrza Nichols. "Euphoric Enthusiasm." Parkett (no. 50-51) December 1997, pp. 93 (details), 98-99, illustrated (work in progress).

Deitch, Jeffrey. Everything That's Interesting is New: The Dakis Joannou Collection, 1995 - 1996. Exh. cat., Athens: Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, 1996, pp. 162-3 and 282-3, illustrated in color (in progress).