1. New on Whitney Stories: The Whitney’s head preparator, Joshua Rosenblatt, looks back on the challenges of installing Jeff Koons: A Retrospective, and discusses features of the new building that promise to ease the load on art handlers.

  2. Detail of Jeff Koons's One Ball Total Equilibrium Tank (Spalding Dr. J 241 Series) (1985). The “JK” is a nod to the artist’s initials. 
Photography via jetandrubble.

    Detail of Jeff Koons's One Ball Total Equilibrium Tank (Spalding Dr. J 241 Series) (1985). The “JK” is a nod to the artist’s initials. 

    Photography via jetandrubble.

  3. Jeff Koons is widely regarded as one of the most important, influential, popular, and controversial artists of the postwar era. In this Whitney Stories video, Koons reflects upon the significance of having his first retrospective at the Whitney at age 59, and discusses the manifesto that drives his work.

  4. Jeff Koons's Bourgeois Bust—Jeff and Ilona (1991).
Photograph via hawaiiancoconut.

    Jeff Koons's Bourgeois Bust—Jeff and Ilona (1991).

    Photograph via hawaiiancoconut.

  5. Polaroid of Jeff Koons with cast of Bob Hope, New York, 1986.

    Polaroid of Jeff Koons with cast of Bob Hope, New York, 1986.

  6. Jeff Koons's Cat on a Clothesline (Aqua) courtesy cplu. 

    Jeff Koons's Cat on a Clothesline (Aqua) courtesy cplu

  7. "My work is about the viewer more than anything else." —Jeff Koons
Installation view Jeff Koons: A Retrospective (June 27–October 19, 2014) Whitney Museum of American Art, N.Y. © Jeff Koons. Photograph by Ron Amstutz

    "My work is about the viewer more than anything else." —Jeff Koons

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

  8. 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

  9. Jeff Koons's Bear and Policeman (1988) is about seven feet tall.
Photograph by Matthew Carasella/Social Shutterbug

    Jeff Koons's Bear and Policeman (1988) is about seven feet tall.

    Photograph by Matthew Carasella/Social Shutterbug

  10. Sketch of a Jeff Koons selfie by 1011drawings.

    Sketch of a Jeff Koons selfie by 1011drawings.

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

  12. 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.

  13. A reflection in Jeff Koons's Balloon Venus (Orange) (2008–12).

    A reflection in Jeff Koons's Balloon Venus (Orange) (2008–12).

  14. Visitors who are blind or partially sighted and their companions joined us for a tour of Jeff Koons: A Retrospective conducted through verbal description and touch. Learn more about access programs at the Whitney.

  15. Members enjoy unlimited express admission to Jeff Koons: A Retrospective.
Photograph by Matthew Carasella

    Members enjoy unlimited express admission to Jeff Koons: A Retrospective.

    Photograph by Matthew Carasella