Jeff Koons: Conversations with Norman Rosenthal

Jeff Koons: Conversations with Norman Rosenthal

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Overview

Jeff Koons engages with distinguished art curator Sir Norman Rosenthal resulting in a revealing portrait of the life and art of the most foremost international working artist today


Here is what happens when Jeff Koons, one of the most important and controversial artists of the twenty-first century, sits down with distinguished art curator Sir Norman Rosenthal.


Published to coincide with his 2014–2015 retrospective, this new book provides the most revealing portrait that exists of Jeff Koons’ singular personality and artistic vision as he discusses works across his thirty-five -year career with his long-time friend and collaborator Rosenthal. Rosenthal’s masterful interviews, conducted over three years, give unparalleled access to the thoughts of one of the most influential minds in contemporary culture, disclosing the artist undistorted and in his own words. As well as examining all his major series in depth, from his first inflatables to his latest series on antiquities, the interviews shed new light on the artist’s interest in other artists’ works, reveal the significance of his youth and family life on his art, and explain the key concepts of his practice, such as his ideas on self-acceptance, ecstasy and sex. A book of historic importance, extensively and comprehensively illustrated throughout, it will become the reference point for all who want to understand Koons and creativity in the twenty-first century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780500093825
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 10/07/2014
Pages: 296
Sales rank: 1,237,281
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Jeff Koons is a prominent twenty-first century artist.

Sir Norman Rosenthal is and art curator and historian. He lives in England.

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