Balloon Flower (Blue)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating
133 3/4 x 112 1/4 x 102 1/4 inches
340 x 285 x 260 cm
© Jeff Koons
5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)
1995-2000


Balloon Flower

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Balloon Flower (Blue)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating
133 3/4 x 112 1/4 x 102 1/4 inches
340 x 285 x 260 cm
© Jeff Koons
5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)
1995-2000

Balloon Flower (Magenta)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating
133 3/4 x 112 1/4 x 102 1/4 inches
340 x 285 x 260 cm
© Jeff Koons
5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)
1995-2000

Balloon Flower (Yellow)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating
133 3/4 x 112 1/4 x 102 1/4 inches
340 x 285 x 260 cm
© Jeff Koons
5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)
1995-2000

Balloon Flower (Orange)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating
133 3/4 x 112 1/4 x 102 1/4 inches
340 x 285 x 260 cm
© Jeff Koons
5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)
1995-2000

Balloon Flower (Red)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating
133 3/4 x 112 1/4 x 102 1/4 inches
340 x 285 x 260 cm
© Jeff Koons
5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)
1995-2000

EXHIBITED: 

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

Jeff Koons: Versailles. Château de Versailles, Versailles, France [October 9, 2008 - April 1, 2009] (Yellow)

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

Balloon Flower. 7 World Trade Center, New York, New York [2006 - extended loan] (Red)

Daimler Art Collection. Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany [1999] (Blue)

LITERATURE: 

Holzwarth, Hans Werner. Koons. Cologne: Taschen, 2015, p. 62.

Rothkopf, Scott [supervised by Bernard Blistène]. Jeff Koons: La Retrospective. France: Centre Pompidou, 2014, pp. 150, 157 (Yellow, Blue, not exhibited).

Koons, Jeff and Norman Rosenthal. Jeff Koons: Entretiens avec Norman Rosenthal. Hove, England: Thames & Hudson, 2014, p. 150 (Yellow) [French Edition].

Koons, Jeff and Norman Rosenthal. Jeff Koons: Conversations with Norman Rosenthal. China: Thames & Hudson, 2014, p. 150 (Yellow) [English Edition].

Campbell, Naomi. "Jeff Koons." Interview Germany November 2012, p. 102 (Magenta).

Botta, Carlotta Loverni. "Koons at the Fondation Beyeler." Vogue Italia 15 June 2012, (in online slideshow, not hard copy).

“Celebration, Childhood, Colour, and Simplicity: Koons’s Balloon Flower (Blue).” Christie’s International Highlights Winter 2010, p. 147, illustrated in color.

Burns, Charlotte. “Evidence grows of market revival.” The Art Newspaper December 2010, cover, illustrated in color (Magenta, Blue).

Kimmelman, Michael. “Culture of Recession? Or Vice Versa?” The New York Times 16 December 2010, illustrated in color (Blue).

“Koons: Balloon Flower (Blue).” Christie’s Private View November/December 2010, pp. 188- 125, illustrated in color (Blue).

“Property From The Daimler Art Collection: Jeff Koons, Balloon Flower (Blue).” Christie’s A Season of Masterpieces 10 November 2010, pp. 38-47, illustrated in color.

Russeth, Andrew. “The Blue Flower: How Jeff Koons’s 'Balloon' Scupture Could Make History, Again, at Christie’s.” Artinfo.com, 29 October 2010, illustrated in color (Blue).

Benhamou-Huet, Judith. Les Oeuvres D'art les Plus Chères du Monde. France: Editions du Chêne 2010, p. 119, illustrated in color (Magenta).

Richter, Peter. "I ♥ Jeff Koons." BMW Magazine Autumn 2010, p. 61, illustrated in color (Magenta).

“Jeff Koons the Top Selling Living Artist.” Harper’s Bazaar Men’s Style [Beijing Edition] February 2010, p. 159, illustrated in color (installation view, 7 World Trade Center, New York, Red).

Smith, Ken. Ken Smith: Landscape Architect. New York: The Monacelli Press, 2009, p. 154 (installation view, 7 World Trade Center, New York, Red).

"Clothes That Pop." Glamour November 2009, pp. 188-189, illustrated in color (installation view, 7 World Trade Center, New York, Red).

Jeff Koons: Popeye Series. Exh. cat., London: Serpentine Gallery, 2009, p. 74, illustrated in color (Magenta).

Raine, Craig. "Looney Koons." Evening Standard 4 June 2009, pp. 26-27, illustrated in color (Magenta).

Wiehager, Renate, ed. Blitzen-Benz Bang - Daimler Art Collection: Mixed Media, Sculptures, Commissioned Works. Ostfildern, 2009, back cover, illustrated, pp. 316-317, 329, illustrated in color (installation view, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, 1999, Blue).

Celebration: Jeff Koons. Exh. cat., Berlin: Neue Nationalgalerie, 2008, pp. 34 (detail), 59, 96 (detail), illustrated in color (Magenta).

Dagen, Philippe. "Evenement: Jeff Koons Versailles." Artpress November 2008, p. 24, illustrated in color (installation view, Château de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Yellow)

Houellebecq, Michael. "Jeff Koons." Art World (issue 7) October/November 2008, pp. 10, 35, illustrated in color (installation view, Château de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Yellow).

Monnin, Francois. "Jeff Koons une star a Versailles." la Gazette de l'Hotel Drouot (no. 37) 31 October 2008, p. 232, illustrated in color (installation view, Château de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Yellow).

Morata, Raphael. "Jeff Koons au chateau de Versailles." Point de Vue 17 September 2008, p. 62, illustrated in color (installation view, Château de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Yellow).

"Un roi kitsch a Versailles." Dailymatin Plus 15 September 2008, p. 20, illustrated in color (installation view, Château de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, with the artist, Yellow).

Valerie Duponchelle and Sebastien Le Fol. "Jeff Koons a Versailles: Aillagon s'explique." Le Figaro 11 September 2008, p. 25, illustrated in color (installation view, Château de Versailles, Versailles, 2008, Yellow).

Straub, Mary. “Move in and Around Manhattan.” The New York Sun 18 August 2008.

Melikian, Souren. “Stellar Results for Christie’s Mask Deep Fault Lines in Market.” International Herald Tribune, The Global Edition of The New York Times, Culture Section 24 July 2008.

Vogel, Carol. “Win One, Loose One for Dallas Museum.” The New York Times 27 June 2008.

Reed, Julia. “Mi casa es su casa.” Vogue Living Spring-Summer 2008, p. 45, illustrated in color.

Holzworth, Hans Werner, ed. Jeff Koons. Cologne, 2008, pp. 9 (detail, with the artist, Red), 33 (installation view, 7 World Trade Center, New York, Red), 424, (Blue), 425 (Magenta), illustrated in color.

Fast Forward: Contemporary Collections. Exh. cat., Dallas Museum of Art, 2007, pp. 262-263, illustrated in color (Magenta).

Kahn, Esther. “Splendor in the Grass.” Art + Auction May 2007, p. 155, illustrated in color.

Kaplan, Cheryl. “Koons & McCartney.” Monopol (no. 3) June-July 2006, pp. 80-88, illustrated in color (detail, Blue).

Miller, Joshua Rhett. “Just the Beginning'.” Metro 24 May 2006, cover, illustrated in color (Red).

Dunlap, David. “Luster of 7 World Trade Center Has Tattered Reminder of 9/11” The New York Times 24 May 2006, illustrated (Red).

Rosenblum, Robert. “Grounds for Reflection.” House and Garden January 2006, pp. 106-107, illustrated in color (Magenta).

Kutner, Janet. “Passion for Art Dictates Flow of Couple's Lives.” Dallas Sunday Morning News 28 August 2005, p. 1G, illustrated in color (Magenta).

"Beyond Generous." Dallas Morning News 17 February 2005, illustrated (Magenta).

Janet, Kutner. "DMA Gift a Work of Heart." Dallas Morning News 16 February 2005, p. 16A, illustrated in color (Magenta).

Tully, Judd. “Striking it Rich.” Art & Auction May 2004, p. 141, illustrated in color.

Vogel, Carol. “Gagosian Adds to London Space.” The New York Times 12 December 2003, illustrated.

Jeff Koons. Exh. cat., Naples: Museo Archeologico Nazionale, 2003, pp. 88-89, illustrated in color (Magenta).

Jeff Koons Andy Warhol: Flowers. Exh. cat., New York: Gagosian Gallery, 2002, p. 47, illustrated in color (Magenta).

"Interview with Jeff Koons." Art April 2000, pp. 78-79, illustrated in color (Blue).

"Was wuerde Picasso dazu sagen." Art April 2000, pp. 78-79, illustrated in color (Blue).

"Aufgeblasene Luftballon-Kunst aus politiertem Stahl: Jeff Koons." Berliner Morgenpost [Berlin] 12 February 2000, p. 19, illustrated in color (Blue).

"Schillernde Riesenblume fur den Potsdamer Platz." Berliner Morgenpost [Berlin] 12 February 2000, p. 42, illustrated in color (Blue).

Wedenburg, Christina. "Aufgeblasene Luftballon-Kunst aus politiertem Stahl: Jeff Koons’ Balloon Flower am Postdamer Platz." Berliner Morgenpost 12 February 2000, p. 19, illustrated in color (Blue).

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