Wishing Well

gilded wood and mirror 
87 x 56 x 8 inches
221 x 142.2 x 20.3 cm 
© Jeff Koons
Edition of 3 plus AP 
1988


Wishing Well

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Wishing Well

gilded wood and mirror 
87 x 56 x 8 inches
221 x 142.2 x 20.3 cm 
© Jeff Koons
Edition of 3 plus AP 
1988

EXHIBITED: 

The 80s. Anything Goes. Albertina Modern, Vienna, Austria [October 10, 2021- February 13, 2022]

Jeff Koons: The Sculptor. Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung, Frankfurt, Germany [June 20 - September 23, 2012] (Edition 3)

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

Monument to Now: The Dakis Joannou Collection. DESTE Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece [June 22 – December 31, 2004]

Taschen Collection. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain [October 2004 - January 2005]

Jeff Koons: A Millennium Celebration – Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection 1979 – 1999. DESTE Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece [December 15 – May 15, 2000]

Jeff Koons. Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris, France [September 30 – November 29, 1997]

Belladona. Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England [January - April 1997]

Jeff Koons: A Survey 1981 - 1994. Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, England [June 11 – July 30, 1994]

Jeff Koons: Retrospective. Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota [July 10 - October 3, 1993]

Jeff Koons: Retrospective. Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany [March 12 - April 18, 1993]

Jeff Koons: Retrospective. Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark [January 22 – February 28, 1993]

Jeff Koons: Retrospective. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California [December 10, 1992 - February 7, 1993]

Jeff Koons: Retrospective. Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands [November 28, 1992 - January 3, 1993]

Banality. Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, Illinois [December 3, 1988 – January 7, 1989]

Banality. Sonnabend Gallery, New York, New York [November 19 – December 23, 1988]

Banality. Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne, Germany [November 13 – November 30, 1988]

LITERATURE: 

Holzwarth, Hans Werner. Koons. Cologne: Taschen, 2015, p. 45.

Bouvier, Raphaël. Jeff Koons - Der Künstler als Täufer. München, Germany: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2012, p. 260 (pl. 33).

Stathaki, Ellie. “Double Vision.” Wallpaper* September 2012, p. 138.

Artprice: Contemporary Art Market Annual Report 2008/2009. St. Romain au Mont d'Or, France, 2009, pp. 24, 100, illustrated in color.

Pincus-Witten, Robert. “Passages: The Eyes Had It.” ArtForum January 2008, p. 70, illustrated in color (exhibition view, Sonnabend Gallery, New York, 1988).

Holzwarth, Hans Werner, ed. Jeff Koons. Cologne 2007, pp. 282 (installation view, Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne, 1988), 300, illustrated in color.

Camhi, Leslie. “The Seer - Ileana Sonnabend” New York Times Style Magazine 2 December 2007, pp. 47, 206-209, 234, illustrated in color.

"Sales Preview." Art + Auction November 2005, p. 212, illustrated in color.

Shortcuts from the Dakis Joannou Collection. Greece: DESTE Foundation for Contemporary, 2002, pp. 56-7 (detail), 61 (installation view, DESTE Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens, 2000).

Beye, Prof. Dr. P., Dr. W. A. Lbeeren and J. E. Sorensen, eds. Jeff Koons. Exh. cat., Amsterdam, Netherlands: Stedelijk Museum, 1993 [Texts by Wim Beeren, Gudrun Inboden, and Peter Schjeldahl], p. 7.

Sørensen, Jens Erik & Anders Kold, ed. Jeff Koons Retrospektiv. Exh. cat., Århus: Aarhus Kunstmuseum Denmark, 1993, p. 58.

Muthesius, Angelika, ed. Jeff Koons. Cologne, 1992, pl. 16, pp. 113, 121 (installation view, Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne, 1988), illustrated in color.

Koons, Jeff. The Jeff Koons Handbook. London: Anthony d'Offay Gallery, 1992, p. 160 (listed).

Block, Rene. The Readymade Boomerang: Certain Relations in 20th Century Art. Exh. cat., Sydney: Biennale of Sydney & Museum Of Contemporary Art Sydney, 1990, pp. 18-19, 422-423, illustrated.

"Jeff Koons." ArtForum (vol. 10) 1 February 1989, pp. 176, 187, illustrated.