Balloon Flower (Blue)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating
133 3/4 x 112 1/4 x 102 1/4 inches
340 x 285 x 260 cm
© Jeff Koons
5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)
1995-2000


Balloon Flower

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Balloon Flower (Blue)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating
133 3/4 x 112 1/4 x 102 1/4 inches
340 x 285 x 260 cm
© Jeff Koons
5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)
1995-2000

Balloon Flower (Magenta)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating
133 3/4 x 112 1/4 x 102 1/4 inches
340 x 285 x 260 cm
© Jeff Koons
5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)
1995-2000

Balloon Flower (Yellow)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating
133 3/4 x 112 1/4 x 102 1/4 inches
340 x 285 x 260 cm
© Jeff Koons
5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)
1995-2000

Balloon Flower (Orange)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating
133 3/4 x 112 1/4 x 102 1/4 inches
340 x 285 x 260 cm
© Jeff Koons
5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)
1995-2000

Balloon Flower (Red)

mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating
133 3/4 x 112 1/4 x 102 1/4 inches
340 x 285 x 260 cm
© Jeff Koons
5 unique versions (Blue, Magenta, Yellow, Orange, Red)
1995-2000

EXHIBITED: 

7 World Trade Center, New York, New York, 2006, Balloon Flower (Red), extended loan

"Jeff Koons, Versailles", Chateau de Versailles, France, October 9, 2008 - January 4, 2009. (Yellow)

"Jeff Koons - Celebration", Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany, October 30 - February 8, 2008. (Magenta)

LITERATURE: 

J. Reed, “Mi Casa es su casa,” Vogue Living, Spring-Summer 2008, p. 45 (Magenta illustrated).

H. Werner, et al, Jeff Koons, Köln, 2007, pp. 9,33,424-425 (Red, Blue and Magenta illustrated).

M. De Corral and J. Lane, eds., Fast Forward: Contemporary Collections for the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, 2007, pp. 262-263 (Magenta illustrated).
E. Kahn, “Splendor in the Grass,” Art + Auction, May 2007, p.155 (Magenta illustrated).

C. Kaplan, “Koons & McCartney [interview],” Monopol, no. 3 (June/July 2006), pp. 80-88 (Blue illustrated).

Thyrza Nichols Goodeve, “Euphoric Enthusiasm” in Parkett, no. 50-51, Zurich 1997, p. 93, illustrated (work in progress)

Inket, "Schillernde Riesenblume fur den Potsdamer Platz", in Berliner Morgenpost, February 12, 2000, p. 42, illustrated in color (Blue)

Christina Wedenburg, "Aufgeblasene Luftballon-Kunst aus politiertem Stahl: Jeff Koons’ Balloon Flower am Postdamer Platz" in Berliner Morgenpost, February 12, 2000, p. 19, illustrated in color (Blue)

"Interview with Jeff Koons" in Art, April 2000, pp. 78-79, illustrated in color (Blue)

Exh. Cat., New York, Gagosian Gallery, Jeff Koons/Andy Warhol: Flowers, November 11 – December 21, 2002, p. 47, illustrated in color (Magenta)

Exh. Cat., Naples, Museo Archeologico nazionale, Jeff Koons, 2003 (illustrated in colour, pp. 88-89)

Carol Vogel, “Gagosian Adds to London Space” in The New York Times, December 12, 2003, illustrated

Judd Tully, “Striking it Rich” in Art & Auction, New York, May 2004, p. 141, illustrated in color

Janet. Kutner, 'DMA Gift a Work of Heart' in Dallas Morning News, February 16, 2005, p. 16A, illustrated in color (Magenta)

'Beyond Generous' in Dallas Morning News, February 17, 2005, illustrated (Magenta)

Janet Kutner, “Passion for Art Dictates Flow of Couple's Lives” in Dallas Sunday Morning News, August 28, 2005, p. 1G, illustrated in color (Magenta)

Robert Rosenblum, “Grounds for Reflection” in House and Garden, January 2006, pp. 106-107, illustrated in color (Magenta)

David Dunlap, “Luster of 7 World Trade Center Has Tattered Reminder of 9/11” in The New York Times, May 24, 2006, illustrated (Red)

Joshua Rhett Miller, “Just the Beginning'” in Metro, May 24, 2006, illustrated in color on the cover (Red)

Cheryl Kaplan, “Koons & McCartney” in Monopol, no. 3, June-July 2006, pp. 80-88, illustrated in color (Blue)

Esther Kahn, “Splendor in the Grass” in Art + Auction, May 2007, p. 155, illustrated in color

Exh. Cat., Dallas Museum of Art, Fast Forward: Contemporary Collections, 2007, pp. 262-263, illustrated in color (Magenta)

Hans Werner Holzwarth, (ed.), Jeff Koons, Cologne 2008, pp. 33 illustrated in color (Blue) and p. 425, illustrated in color (Red)

Julia Reed, “Mi casa es su casa” in Vogue Living, Spring-Summer 2008, p. 45, illustrated in color

Carol Vogel, “Win One, Loose One for Dallas Museum” in The New York Times, June 27, 2008

Souren Melikian, “Stellar Results for Christie’s Mask Deep Fault Lines in Market” in the International Herald Tribune, The Global Edition of The New York Times, Culture Section, July 24, 2008

Mary Straub, “Move in and Around Manhattan” in The New York Sun, August 18, 2008

Exh. Cat., Chateau de Versailles, Jeff Koons Versailles, October 2009, pp. 25, 26-28 (detail), 29, 132, 166, illustrated in color, installation shots (Yellow)

Exh. Cat., Neue Nationalgalerie, "Celebration - Jeff Koons," Berlin 2008, pp. 34 (detail), 59, 96 (detail), illustrated in color (Magenta)