Lacking some colour, fun and kitsch in your life? Then don't miss Jeff Koons: Now
Lauded as one of the most significant artists to have emerged in the postwar era, Jeff Koons' diverse work has explored themes of taste, consumerism, mass culture, beauty, acceptance, and the role of the artist. Now is the first major UK exhibition to be devoted to the artist since Jeff Koons: Popeye Series at the Serpentine Gallery in 2009. Now features more than 30 paintings, works on paper and sculptures dating from 1979 to 2014. Drawn from Hirst’s collection, a number of these works have never before been shown in the UK.
Koons has a Marmite effect in the art world, often accused of being a shallow and cynical capitalist who has made his success and fortune - on what?, many ask. He's been called everything from the ‘Donald Trump of art’ to even having a video game designed to blow up his art (no joke, it appeared in Berlin's KW Institute of Contemporary Art).
Jeff Koons: Now is on Until 16th October 2016. To book tickets. visit www.newportstreetgallery.com
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