Lifeboat, (1985)

bronze
12 x 80 x 60 inches 
30.5 x 203.2 x 152.4 cm 
Edition of 3 plus AP
© Jeff Koons
1985


Lifeboat

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Lifeboat, (1985)

bronze
12 x 80 x 60 inches 
30.5 x 203.2 x 152.4 cm 
Edition of 3 plus AP
© Jeff Koons
1985

Lifeboat, (1985)

EXHIBITED: 

Surrealism: The Conjured Life. Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, Illinois [November 21, 2015 – June 5, 2016] (Edition 3)

Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. The Centre Pompidou, Paris, France [November 26, 2014 - April 27, 2015] (Edition 2)

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

 Jeff Koons. Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois [May 31 – September 21, 2008] (Edition 2)

Hiding in the Light (curated by Neville Wakefield). Mary Boone Gallery, New York, New York [January 12 - February 25, 2006] (Edition 2)

East Village USA. New Museum, New York, New York [December 9, 2004 - March 19, 2005]

Jeff Koons: Retrospective. Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland [January 28 – April 10, 2005] (Edition 1)

Jeff Koons: Retrospective. Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway [September 4 – December 12, 2004] (Edition 1)

Life, Death, Love, Hate, Pleasure, Pain: Selected Works from the MCA Collection. Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, Illinois [November 2002 - April 2003] (Edition 2)

Jasper Johns to Jeff Koons: Four Decades of Art from the Broad Collection. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California [October 7, 2001 - January 6, 2002]; The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. [March 16 – June 3, 2002]; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachussetts [July 28 – October 20, 2002]; Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain [February 15 – September 7, 2003] (Edition 3)

Original Language: Highlights from the MCA Collection. Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, Illinois [March - August 2001] (Edition 2)

Age of Influence: Reflections in the Mirror of American Culture. Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, Illinois [March 2000 - January 2001] (Edition 2)

Decades in Dialogue: Perspectives on the MCA Collection. Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, Illinois [February 27 - October 1999] (Edition 2)

Group Show. The Eli Broad Family Foundation, Santa Monica, California [December 10, 1997 - July 21, 1999] (Edition 3)

In the Shadow of Storms: Art of the Postwar Era from the MCA Collection. Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, Illinois [July 1996 - May 2007] (Edition 2)

Family Values: American Art in the Eighties and Nineties. The Scharpff Collection at the Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany [1996 - 2005] (Edition 1)

Zeitsprunge: Kunstlerische Positionen der 80er Jahre. Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafenam Rhein, Germany [January 17 - February 28, 1993]

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

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

Jeff Koons: Retrospective. Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany [March 12 - April 18, 1993] (Edition 1)

Jeff Koons: Retrospective. Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark [January 22 – February 28, 1993] (Edition 1)

Jeff Koons. Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, Illinois [July 1 - August 28, 1988] 

Equilibrium. International With Monument Gallery, New York, New York [1985]

Equilibrium. Feature Gallery, Chicago, Illinois [September 13 - October 12, 1985]

LITERATURE: 

Werner Holzwarth, Hans. Koons. Slovakia: Taschen, 2015, p. 30.

Blissett, Luther. “Les obsessions majeures de Koons.” Beaux Arts editions, December 2014, p. 28. 

Champion, Julie and Nicolas Liucci-Goutnikov. Jeff Koons: La Retrospective: The Portfolio of the Exhibition. France: Centre Pompidou, 2014, p. 49.

Champion, Julie and Caroline Edde. Jeff Koons: La Retrospective: The Album of the Exhibition. Belgium: Centre Pompidou, 2014. 

Koons, Jeff & Norman Rosenthal. Jeff Koons: Conversations with Norman Rosenthal. China: Thames & Hudson, 2014, p. 115 [English Edition].

Koons, Jeff and Norman Rosenthal. Jeff Koons: Entretiens avec Norman Rosenthal. Hove, England: Thames & Hudson, 2014, p. 115  [French Edition]. 

Moderna Museet. Sculpture After Sculpture: Fritsch/Koons/Ray. Exh. cat., Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2014 [texts by Jack Bankowsky, Thomas E. Crow, Nicholas Cullinan, Made Great, conversation between Michael Fried, Isabelle Graw, Michelle Kuo, Charles Ray, Scott Rothkopf], p. 66.

Rothkopf, Scott, ed. Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. New York: The Whitney Museum of American Art, 2014, p. 67, 73, illustrated in color (edition 2).

Bouvier, Raphaël. Jeff Koons - Der Künstler als Täufer. Germany: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, München, 2012. p. 248 (pl. 10), illustrated in b&w.

Galerie Jerome de Noirmont. Jeff Koons: Popeye Sculpture. Exh. cat., Paris, 2010, p. 9, illustrated (installation view, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam).

Holzwarth, Hans Werner, ed. Jeff Koons. Cologne, 2008, p. 145, 577 (installation view), illustrated in color.

Kastner, Jeffrey. "Jeff Koons: Museum of Contemporary Art." Artforum, May 2008, p. 168, illustrated in color.

Neue National Galerie. Jeff Koons: Celebration. Exh. cat., Berlin, 2008, p. 45 (fig. 9), illustrated in color.

Walsh, Daniella. “Jeff Koons: On Track.” Art & Living, Summer 2007 (issue 7), p. 44, illustrated in color.

Bankowsky, Jack. “East Village, USA: New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York.” Artforum, April 2006, p. 179 (installation view, New Museum, New York, 1985).

Canarutto, Sarah Cosulich. Jeff Koons (Supercontemporanea series). Milan, 2006, p. 38-39, illustrated in color.

Museo Archeologico Nazionale. Jeff Koons. Exh. cat., Naples, Italy, 2003, p. 35, illustrated in color (partial installation view, International with Monument Gallery, New York, 1985).

Smith, Elizabeth. Life, Death, Love, Hate, Pleasure, Pain: Selected Works from the MCA Collection. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 2003, p. 6, illustrated in color and p. 168, illustrated in color (edition 2).

Hamburger Kunsthalle. Family Values: American Art in the Eighties and Nineties: The Scharpff Collection at the Hamburger Kunsthalle. Exh. cat., Hamburg, Germany, 1996, p. 46 (detail), 47, 49 (installation), illustrated in color (edition 1).

Koons, Jeff. The Jeff Koons Handbook. Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London 1992, p. 154 (listed). 

Muthesius, Angelika, ed. Jeff Koons. Cologne 1992, p. 57 (partial installation view, International with Monument Gallery, New York, 1985, partial view), 64-65 (installation view, International with Monument Gallery, New York, 1985) and p. 65 (fig. 17), illustrated in color.

Siegel, Jeanne. "Jeff Koons: Unachievable States of Being." Arts Magazine (vol. 61), October 1986, p. 71, illustrated in color.

Saltz, Jerry. Beyond Boundaries: New York's New Art. New York, 1986, p. 4, illustrated in color (installation view, International with Monument Gallery, New York, 1985).