Ushering in Banality

polychromed wood 
38 x 62 x 30 inches 
96.5 x 157.5 x 76.2 cm 
© Jeff Koons
Edition of 3 plus AP 
1988


Ushering in Banality

Details

Ushering in Banality

polychromed wood 
38 x 62 x 30 inches 
96.5 x 157.5 x 76.2 cm 
© Jeff Koons
Edition of 3 plus AP 
1988

Ushering in Banality

polychromed wood 
38 x 62 x 30 inches 
96.5 x 157.5 x 76.2 cm 
© Jeff Koons
Edition of 3 plus AP 
1988

EXHIBITED: 

Urs Fischer - False Friends. The Museum of Art and History of the city of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland [April 27 - July 17, 2016] 

Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. The Centre Pompidou, Paris, France [November 26, 2014 - April 27, 2015] (AP)

Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York [June 27- October 19, 2014] (Ed. 2)

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York [September 18-December 31, 2012]

 Jeff Koons: The Sculptor. Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung, Frankfurt, Germany [June 20 - September 23, 2012] (Ed. 1)

Jeff Koons. Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland [May 13, 2012- October 2, 2012] (AP)

Holy Inspiration: Religion and Spirituality in Modern Art, Jeff Koons - Celebration. De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands [December 13, 2008 - April 19, 2009] (Ed 3)

Jeff Koons. Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, France [October 9, 2008 - January 4, 2009]

Jeff Koons. Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, [May 31 - September 21, 2008]

Jeff Koons: Highlights of 25 Years. C&M Arts, New York, New York [April 7 - June 5, 2004] pl. no. 23.

Banality. Sonnabend Gallery, New York, New York; Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne, Germany; Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, Illinois [November 1988 - January 1989]

LITERATURE: 

Octavio Zaya, "Sobre Jeff Koons y los signos de nuestro tiempo", Balcon, March, 1988, pp. 55-59, illustrated Exhibition catalogue, Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie International, 1988, p. 178.

Nancy Spector, "Carnegie International", Contemporanea, January 1989, p. 105

Lawrence Chua, "Jeff Koons", Flash Art, January 1989, p. 113.

Thomas Kellein, "Mit dem Fernrohr", Kunsthalle Basel 1989, January 1989, p. 1.

Dan Cameron, "Soho", Horn of Plenty, January 14, 1989, p. 1.

Klaus Kertess, "Bad", Parkett 19, Zurich, 1989, p. 59.

Jeff Koons, "Exploitation", Defunct!, February 1, 1989, p. 4.

Stuart Morgan, "Jeff Koons's Fun", Artscribe, March 1, 1989, p. 47.

Daniel Pinchbeck, "Jeff Koons", Splash, May 1989.

Hunter Drohojowska, "Stop Making Sense", ART news, October 1989, pp. 146-147.

"Jeff Koons - The Power of Seduction", New Art International, January, 1990, pp. 48-53.

Eva Karcher, "Die Absahner", Forbes, March 3, 1990, pp. 260-266.

Wolfgang Max Faust, "Kunst mit Kitsch", Art, September 1, 1990, pp. 4 and 36.

Peter Schjeldahl, "Rembrandt, Jeff Koons Ja Kaikki Muut", Taide, December 1, 1990, pp. 22-25.

Angelika Muthesius, ed., Jeff Koons, Cologne, 1992, pp. 104-105.

Anthony d'Offay, ed., The Jeff Koons Handbook, New York, 1992, pp. 102-103.

Exhibition Catalogue, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Jeff Koons, 1992, pl. 40.

Exhibition Catalogue, Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Jeff Koons, 1992, p. 55.

David Bonetti, "Koons is Ushering in Banality", San Francisco Examiner, December 11, 1992, p. D1.

Exhibition Catalogue, Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, Jeff Koons, 1993, p. 63.

Nikolai B. Forstbauer, "Kunst als Verfuhrung: Die Stuttgarter Staatsgalerie zeigt eine Werkschau von Jeff Koons", Stuttgarter Nachrichten, March 13, 1993.

Michael Corris, "Jeff Koons: In the Heat of Nowhere", Art and Text, May 1, 1993, p. 50.

Lars Morell, "Jeff Koons Interview: The Political Value of Art", Skala, June, 1993, pp. 38-41.

Ammann, Jean-Christophe. "Der Fall Jeff Koons / Jeff Koons: Case Study " Parkett, no. 19 (March 1989): 57.

Diederichsen, Diedrich. "I'll Buy That," Parkett No. 19, 1989, Zurich, 76.

Weintraub, Linda, Danto, Arthur, and McEvilley, Thomas, Art on the Edge and Over: Searching for Art's Meaning in Contemporary Society 1970s-1990s," Hong Kong, 1996, 27.