1. Jeff Koons discusses the inspiration for Play-Doh, on view in Jeff Koons: A Retrospective (which closes Sunday!).

  2. On September 27, families explored Jeff Koons: A Retrospective through art making activities, hands-on gallery stations, and more.

    Look fun? Visit whitney.org to learn more about the Museum’s upcoming family programs.

  3. Admiring Jeff Koons's Cake (1995–97).
Photograph by goldenshowersss.

    Admiring Jeff Koons's Cake (1995–97).

    Photograph by goldenshowersss.

  4. Did you know this organ sounds like a race car? Learn more about Jeff Koons’s Hulk/Elvis series. 
Installation view of Jeff Koons: A Retrospective (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, June 27–October 19, 2014). Jeff Koons, Hulk (Organ), 2004–14; Liberty Bell, 2006–14. © Jeff Koons. Photograph by Ronald Amstutz

    Did you know this organ sounds like a race car? Learn more about Jeff Koons’s Hulk/Elvis series. 

    Installation view of Jeff Koons: A Retrospective (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, June 27–October 19, 2014). Jeff Koons, Hulk (Organ), 2004–14; Liberty Bell, 2006–14. © Jeff Koons. Photograph by Ronald Amstutz

  5. One of the amazing things about art is that it changes every day, and its meaning to you changes every day.

    — Jeff Koons

  6. A look at the fourth floor galleries of Jeff Koons: A Retrospective.

  7. The sculptures in Jeff Koons's Banality series are mash-ups of stuffed animals, gift shop figurines, and images taken from magazines, product packaging, films, and even Leonardo da Vinci.

  8. Visiting Jeff Koons: A Retrospective? Listen to the audio guide, featuring commentary by the artist and curator Scott Rothkopf, among others.
Installation view Jeff Koons: A Retrospective (June 27–October 19, 2014) Whitney Museum of American Art, N.Y. © Jeff Koons. Photograph by Ron Amstutz

    Visiting Jeff Koons: A Retrospective? Listen to the audio guide, featuring commentary by the artist and curator Scott Rothkopf, among others.

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

  9. A look at the third floor galleries of Jeff Koons: A Retrospective.

  10. “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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. A peek at the second floor galleries of Jeff Koons: A Retrospective

  15. 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!