Louis XIV

stainless steel
46 x 27 x 15 inches 
116.8 x 68.6 x 38.1 cm 
© Jeff Koons
Edition of 3 plus AP 
1986


Louis XIV

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Louis XIV

stainless steel
46 x 27 x 15 inches 
116.8 x 68.6 x 38.1 cm 
© Jeff Koons
Edition of 3 plus AP 
1986

EXHIBITED: 

Urs Fischer - False Friends. The Museum of Art and History of the City of Geneva, Geneva [April 27 - July 17, 2016] (Edition 1)

Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. The Centre Pompidou, Paris, France [November 26, 2014 - April 27, 2015] (Edition 3)

Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York [June 27- October 19, 2014] (Edition 3)

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

Postmodernism: Style and Subversion 1970-1990. Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England [September 24, 2011- January, 15, 2012] (Edition 3)

Jeff Koons: Versailles. Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, France [October 9, 2008 - April 1, 2009] (Edition 1)

The Broad Contemporary Art Museum at Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Inaugural Installation. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California [February 16 - September 30, 2008] (Edition 3)

Portrait/Homage/Embodiment. The Pulitzer Foundation of Arts, St. Louis, Missouri [November 3, 2006  - June 30, 2007] (Edition 1)

Douglas Gordon's The Vanity of Allegory. Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany [July 16 - October 9, 2005] (Edition 3)

Monument to Now. DESTE Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece [June 22 – December 31, 2004] (Edition 1)

Taschen Collection. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain [October 2004 - Janury 2005] (Edition AP)

Jeff Koons. Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, Italy [June 9 – September 15, 2003] (Edition 1)

Jeff Koons: A Millennium Celebration. DESTE Foundation Center for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece [December 15, 1999 – May 15, 2000] (Edition 1)

Group Show. Eli Broad Family Foundation, Santa Monica, California [December 10, 1997- July 21, 1999] (Edition 2)

Everything That's Interesting Is New: The Dakis Joannou Collection. Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece [January 20 - April 20, 1996] (Edition 1)

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

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: Retrospective. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California [December 10, 1992 - February 7, 1993] (Edition 3)

Jeff Koons: Retrospective. Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands [November 28, 1992 - January 3, 1993] (Edition 1)

Affinities and Intuitions: The Gerald S. Elliot Collection of Contemporary Art. The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois [May 22 - July 3, 1990] (Edition 3)

Schlaf der Vernunft. Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany [February 21 - May 23, 1988]

The BiNational: American Art of the Late '80s, German Art of the Late '80s. Institute of Contemporary Art and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts [September 23 - November 27, 1988]; Städtische Kunsthalle, Kunstsammlung Nordhein-Westfallen, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfallen, Düsseldorf, Germany [December 10, 1988 - January 22, 1989]

Redefining the Object. University Art Galleries, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio [February 22 - April 3, 1988] (Edition 3)

Jeff Koons: Works 1979-1988. Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois [July 1 - August 28, 1988] (Edition 3)

Carte Blanche: Les Courtiers du Desir. Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Galeries Contemporaines, Paris, France [April 15 - May 24, 1987] (Edition 1)

Simulations: New American Conceptualism. Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin [November 3, 1987 - January 24, 1988] (Edition 2)

Group Show: Ashley Bickerton, Peter Halley, Jeff Koons, Meyer Vaisman. Sonnabend Gallery, New York, New York [October 8 – November 8, 1986]

LITERATURE: 

Holzwarth, Hans Werner. Koons. Cologne: Taschen, 2015, p. 38.

Champion, Julie and Nicolas Liucci-Goutnikov. Jeff Koons: La Retrospective: The Portfolio of the Exhibition. France: Centre Pompidou, 2014, p. 66.

Champion, Julie and Caroline Edde. Jeff Koons: La Retrospective: The Album of the Exhibition. Belgium: Centre Pompidou, 2014, p. 20.

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s. Exh. cat., China: Skira Rizzoli Publications, 2014. p. 94.

Koons, Jeff and Norman Rosenthal. Jeff Koons: Entretiens avec Norman Rosenthal. Hove, England: Thames & Hudson, 2014, p. 129 [French Edition].

Koons, Jeff & Norman Rosenthal. Jeff Koons: Conversations with Norman Rosenthal. China: Thames & Hudson, 2014, p. 129 [English Edition].

Polsinelli, Michael and Sasha Burkhanova. “The Words.” Garage Magazine Fall/Winter 2014, p. 91.

Javault, Patrick. "Le Bon Exemple: Jeff Koons." 20/27 (no. 05) [Paris] 2011, p. 136, illustrated in color.

Holzwarth, Hans Werner, ed. Jeff Koons. Cologne, 2008, p. 217, illustrated in color.

Cenac, Laetitia. "Le roi Koons a Versailles" Madame Figaro 6 September 2008, p. 142, illustrated in color.

Benhamou-Huet, Judith. "Exposition: Le roi du kitsch trone a Versailles." Le Point 4 September 2008, p. 84, illustrated in color.

Posch, Michael. “Pairs – Die Paare: Jeff Koons/Yan Pei-Ming/Emil Nolde” Die Welt Spring 2007, p. 2.

Shortcuts from the Dakis Joannou Collection. Exh. cat., Athens: DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, 2002, pp. 70-71, 76.

Ferguson, Bruce. "Everything That's interesting is New." Flash Art March/April 1996, p. 109, illustrated in color (installation view).

The Contemporary. Going for Baroque. Exh. cat., 1995, p. 48, illustrated in color.

Hettig, Frank-Alexander. "Jeff Koons." Kunstforum International (vol. 121) Kunst und Humor II 1993, p. 109.

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. 51.

Sørensen, Jens Erik & Anders Kold, ed. Jeff Koons Retrospektiv. Exh. cat., Århus: Aarhus Kunstmuseum Denmark, 1993, p. 53.

Beeke, Anthon. "Jeff Koons." Stedelijk Bulletin November 1992, p. 76.

Koons, Jeff. The Jeff Koons Handbook. London: Anthony d'Offay Gallery, 1992, p. 77, illustrated in color, 158, listed.

Muthesius, Angelika, ed. Jeff Koons. Cologne, 1992, p. 91, illustrated in color.

Jorg-Uwe, Albig. "Jeff Koons, ein Prophet der inneren Leere." Art December 1992, p. 56, illustrated in color.

"Fräls oss i vår banalitet" Konstnären March 1991, p. 6, illustrated in color.

Power: Its Myths and Mores In American Art 1961-1991. Exh. cat., Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1991, p. 87, illustrated in color.

OBJECTives: The New Sculpture. Exh. cat., Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1990, p. 83, illustrated in color.

Tillim, Sidney. "Ideology and Difference." Arts Magazine March 1989, pp. 49-51.

Dreher, Thomas. "Jeff Koons, Objekt-Bilder." Artefactum January-February 1989, pp. 49-51.

Smith, Roberta. "Rituals of Consumption." Art in America May 1988, pp. 4, 164-170, and cover.

Honnef, Klaus, ed. Contemporary Art. Hamburg, 1988, p. 29.

Politi, Giancarlo. "Luxury and Desire: An Interview with Jeff Koons." Flash Art February-March 1987, pp. 71-76.