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ID: 500118778
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500118778

 

Record Type: Person
Koons, Jeff (American sculptor, born 1954)

Note: Koon's obsession with kitsch, banality, and consumer goods have resulted in sculptures of cartoon animals, perverse images of the artist and his wife, and sterile pairings of appliances and fluorescent lighting.

Names:
Koons, Jeff (preferred,V,index,LC,Dutch-P,NA)
Jeff Koons (V,display)
Koons, Jeffrey (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
painter
collagist
installation artist
jewelry designer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  York (York county, Pennsylvania, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Paschke, Ed  
..................  (American painter, 1939-2004) [500018520]
student of ....  Wirsum, Karl  
..................  (American painter and sculptor, 1939-2021) [500015267]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Koons, Jeff (I)

Biographies:
(American sculptor, born 1954) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American sculptor, b.1955) ..... [BHA]
(American sculptor b.1955) ..... [GRLPA]
(American sculptor, born 1955) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(American artist, born 1955) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American artist) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, born 1955) ..... [GRL]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, born 1955) ..... [MoMA]
(American painter, 1955-) ..... [RKD]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Jeff Koons ........ [GRISC, MoMA, VP]
......................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
......................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
......................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (1989) 73
Koons, Jeff ........ [BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA Preferred, RKD Preferred, VP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
........................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 2006M8
........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 88205092
........................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 45761
........................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (1989) 73
........................  Witt Library, Authority files
Koons, Jeffrey ........ [RKD]
..............................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 45761

Subject: ........ [BHA, CL-Courtauld, GRISC, GRL, GRLPA, Grove Art, MoMA, RKD, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Art Index (1929-) v.37, Jan.1990
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Objects, Structures (1983)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 45761
....................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (1989) 73
....................  Wikidata online (2000-) Q297525
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [CL-Courtauld, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Whitney Biennial Exhibition (1989) 73
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