Whitney Museum of American Art

Aug 20

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Aug 19

This puzzle features Jeff Koons’s painting Loopy (1999) from the Easyfun series. Preorder now for a September delivery.

This puzzle features Jeff Koons’s painting Loopy (1999) from the Easyfun series. Preorder now for a September delivery.

Aug 18

Did you know these inflatable pool toys will never pop? Learn more on whitney.org.
Installation view Jeff Koons: A Retrospective (June 27–October 19, 2014), Whitney Museum of American Art, N.Y. © Jeff Koons. Photograph by Ron Amstutz

Did you know these inflatable pool toys will never pop? Learn more on whitney.org.

Installation view Jeff Koons: A Retrospective (June 27–October 19, 2014), Whitney Museum of American Art, N.Y. © Jeff Koons. Photograph by Ron Amstutz

Aug 17

“I cross out words so you will see them more; the fact that they are obscured makes you want to read them.” —Jean-Michel Basquiat

“I cross out words so you will see them more; the fact that they are obscured makes you want to read them.” —Jean-Michel Basquiat

Aug 16

Kids love Koons. Today, check out family activity stations in the galleries. 
Photograph by Filip Wolak

Kids love Koons. Today, check out family activity stations in the galleries. 

Photograph by Filip Wolak

Aug 15

TGIF! Celebrate with some cake.
Jeff Koons (b. 1955), Cake, 1995–97. Oil on canvas; 125 3⁄8 x 116 3⁄8 in. (318.5 × 295.6 cm). Private collection. © Jeff Koons

TGIF! Celebrate with some cake.

Jeff Koons (b. 1955), Cake, 1995–97. Oil on canvas; 125 3⁄8 x 116 3⁄8 in. (318.5 × 295.6 cm). Private collection. © Jeff Koons

Aug 14

Jeff Koons will speak in conversation with director Adam D. Weinberg for the tenth annual Annenberg Lecture on September 30. Member pre-sale tickets are sold out; general admission tickets will be made available for online purchase beginning August 16 at 9 am.
Installation view Jeff Koons: A Retrospective (June 27–October 19, 2014), Whitney Museum of American Art, N.Y. © Jeff Koons. Photograph by Ron Amstutz

Jeff Koons will speak in conversation with director Adam D. Weinberg for the tenth annual Annenberg Lecture on September 30. Member pre-sale tickets are sold out; general admission tickets will be made available for online purchase beginning August 16 at 9 am.

Installation view Jeff Koons: A Retrospective (June 27–October 19, 2014), Whitney Museum of American Art, N.Y. © Jeff Koons. Photograph by Ron Amstutz

Aug 13

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Aug 11

Jeff Koons’s Play-Doh is made up of twenty-seven individual interlocking pieces of painted aluminum and took two decades to fabricate. Definitely not child’s play! 

Jeff Koons’s Play-Doh is made up of twenty-seven individual interlocking pieces of painted aluminum and took two decades to fabricate. Definitely not child’s play! 

Aug 09

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Aug 08

Jeff Koons's One Ball Total Equilibrium Tank (Spalding Dr. J 241 Series) (1985).
Photograph by manbartlett

Jeff Koons's One Ball Total Equilibrium Tank (Spalding Dr. J 241 Series) (1985).

Photograph by manbartlett

Aug 07

Jeff Koons cleaning acrylic cases for a work in the New series, c. 1985.

Jeff Koons cleaning acrylic cases for a work in the New series, c. 1985.

Aug 06

“I love it when you ask actors, ‘What’re you doing now?’ and they say, ‘I’m between roles.’ To be living ‘life between roles,’ that’s my favorite.” — Andy Warhol, born today in 1928.

Aug 05

Jeff Koons's Woman in Tub (1988), part of the artist’s Banality series.
Photograph by kellyturso

Jeff Koons's Woman in Tub (1988), part of the artist’s Banality series.

Photograph by kellyturso

Aug 04

Art Everywhere U.S. launched today! A total of fifty-eight artworks will pop up through the month of August on 50,000 displays nationwide, including static and digital billboards, subway platforms and trains, buses and bus shelters. Keep your eyes peeled! 

Art Everywhere U.S. launched today! A total of fifty-eight artworks will pop up through the month of August on 50,000 displays nationwide, including static and digital billboards, subway platforms and trains, buses and bus shelters. Keep your eyes peeled!