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

    — Jeff Koons

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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

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

  6. “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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

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

  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! 

  12. Jeff Koons: A Retrospective is Koons’s first major museum presentation in New York, and the first to fill nearly the entirety of the Whitney’s Marcel Breuer building with a single artist’s work. Here’s a look at the works on view in the Museum’s Lobby and Sculpture Court.

  13. 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

  14. 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.

  15. 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