1. The Museum is closed today, but you can still get a sneak peek at Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. Here’s the monumental painting, Tulips (1995–98), which is hanging over our restaurant. 

    The Museum is closed today, but you can still get a sneak peek at Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. Here’s the monumental painting, Tulips (1995–98), which is hanging over our restaurant. 

  2. "A strong case for the rigor and, often, the beauty of Koons’s art." The New Yorker reviews Jeff Koons: A Retrospective.
Jeff Koons (b. 1955), Rabbit, 1986. Stainless steel; 41 × 19 × 12 in. (104.1 × 48.3 × 30.5 cm). Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; partial gift of Stefan T. Edlis and H. Gael Neeson, 2000.21. © Jeff Koons

    "A strong case for the rigor and, often, the beauty of Koons’s art." The New Yorker reviews Jeff Koons: A Retrospective.

    Jeff Koons (b. 1955), Rabbit, 1986. Stainless steel; 41 × 19 × 12 in. (104.1 × 48.3 × 30.5 cm). Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; partial gift of Stefan T. Edlis and H. Gael Neeson, 2000.21. © Jeff Koons

  3. Happy Fourth of July! Three Flags will hit billboards nationwide this August as part of Art Everywhere US. The real thing will also be on view at the Whitney later this month.
Jasper Johns (b. 1930), Three Flags, 1958. Encaustic on canvas. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; 50th Anniversary Gift of the Gilman Foundation Inc., The Lauder Foundation, A. Alfred Taubman, Laura-Lee Whittier Woods, and purchase. Art © Jasper Johns / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

    Happy Fourth of July! Three Flags will hit billboards nationwide this August as part of Art Everywhere US. The real thing will also be on view at the Whitney later this month.

    Jasper Johns (b. 1930), Three Flags, 1958. Encaustic on canvas. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; 50th Anniversary Gift of the Gilman Foundation Inc., The Lauder Foundation, A. Alfred Taubman, Laura-Lee Whittier Woods, and purchase. Art © Jasper Johns / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

  4. Jeff Koons: A Retrospective is full of reflective surfaces. Celebrate “Compliment Your Mirror Day” with a Koons selfie. 

    Jeff Koons: A Retrospective is full of reflective surfaces. Celebrate “Compliment Your Mirror Day” with a Koons selfie. 

  5. The perfect final show for the Whitney’s building.

    — New York Magazine's Jerry Saltz on Jeff Koons: A Retrospective.

  6. Great view of the new building from New Jersey. [Photograph by @timothyschenck]

    Great view of the new building from New Jersey. [Photograph by @timothyschenck]

  7. The Museum Shop is excited to announce a limited-edition Play-Doh plate designed by Jeff Koons with Bernardaud, made exclusively for the Whitney in conjunction with the opening of his retrospective.

    The Museum Shop is excited to announce a limited-edition Play-Doh plate designed by Jeff Koons with Bernardaud, made exclusively for the Whitney in conjunction with the opening of his retrospective.

  8. jewelzafra:

Inflatable Flower by Jeff Koons

“The inflatables are really where I think my history as an artist begins.” —Jeff Koons

    jewelzafra:

    Inflatable Flower by Jeff Koons

    “The inflatables are really where I think my history as an artist begins.” —Jeff Koons

  9. FINAL WEEKEND! American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe closes Sunday. 

    FINAL WEEKEND! American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe closes Sunday. 

  10. “A gripping show. It chronicles a sculptural career that is singular for its profusion of color, crafts and materials; its opening up of historical avenues closed by Minimalism; and its faith in both accessibility and advanced art, that other New. And it’s a great way for the Whitney to decamp, tossing the Met the keys, knowing that we won’t soon forget that it still owns the place.” —The New York Times celebrates Jeff Koons: A Retrospective, opening today. 
Photograph by Fred R. Conrad for The New York Times

    “A gripping show. It chronicles a sculptural career that is singular for its profusion of color, crafts and materials; its opening up of historical avenues closed by Minimalism; and its faith in both accessibility and advanced art, that other New. And it’s a great way for the Whitney to decamp, tossing the Met the keys, knowing that we won’t soon forget that it still owns the place.” —The New York Times celebrates Jeff Koons: A Retrospective, opening today. 

    Photograph by Fred R. Conrad for The New York Times

  11. This Sunday evening, curator Scott Rothkopf will talk about the making of Jeff Koons: A Retrospective with writer and catalogue contributor Rachel Kushner. Get your tickets now.

    This Sunday evening, curator Scott Rothkopf will talk about the making of Jeff Koons: A Retrospective with writer and catalogue contributor Rachel Kushner. Get your tickets now.

  12. Jeff Koons’s Balloon Dog, Cat on a Clothesline, and Play-Doh reflected in Moon (Light Pink).

    Jeff Koons’s Balloon Dog, Cat on a Clothesline, and Play-Doh reflected in Moon (Light Pink).

  13. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram today for live coverage from the Jeff Koons: A Retrospective press preview and cocktail reception.
Jeff Koons (b. 1955), Michael Jackson and Bubbles, 1988. Porcelain; 42 x 70 1/2 x 32 1/2 in. (106.7 x 179.1 x 82.6 cm). Private collection. © Jeff Koons

    Follow us on Twitter and Instagram today for live coverage from the Jeff Koons: A Retrospective press preview and cocktail reception.

    Jeff Koons (b. 1955), Michael Jackson and Bubbles, 1988. Porcelain; 42 x 70 1/2 x 32 1/2 in. (106.7 x 179.1 x 82.6 cm). Private collection. © Jeff Koons

  14. "My work isn’t about form. It’s about seeing. I’m excited about seeing things and I’m interested in the way I think other people saw things." —Roy Lichtenstein
See his work in American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe through Sunday.

    "My work isn’t about form. It’s about seeing. I’m excited about seeing things and I’m interested in the way I think other people saw things." —Roy Lichtenstein

    See his work in American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe through Sunday.

  15. "What inspires me is feeling. I’m talking about a sense of excitement, of awe and wonder. As a child, you have a kind of openness." —Jeff Koons to Art in America.
Jeff Koons (b. 1955), Bear and Policeman, 1988. Polychromed wood; 85 × 43 × 37 in. (215.9 × 109.2 × 94 cm). Artist’s proof. Collection of Jeffrey Deitch. © Jeff Koons

    "What inspires me is feeling. I’m talking about a sense of excitement, of awe and wonder. As a child, you have a kind of openness." —Jeff Koons to Art in America.

    Jeff Koons (b. 1955), Bear and Policeman, 1988. Polychromed wood; 85 × 43 × 37 in. (215.9 × 109.2 × 94 cm). Artist’s proof. Collection of Jeffrey Deitch. © Jeff Koons