Balloon Dog – by Jeff Koons September 16, 2008 by Rainey - sculpture stainless steel artist & website: Jeff Koons – http://www.jeffkoons.com awesome photo by: Librado Romero/The New York Times Like what you are reading? Subscribe to receive monthly tips & updates! Get Art in Your Inbox A monthly digest of the top posts, tips, freebies and more! Email Address * Share on: TweetShare Rainey 6 Responses to “Balloon Dog – by Jeff Koons” kronos on September 17th, 2008 - 11:02am jeff koons is an abomination and should kill himself! Go to the link below to read “An Open Letter to Jeff Koons”… http://www.kronospropaganda.blogspot.com/2007/06/open-letter-to-jeff-koons.html rainey on September 18th, 2008 - 5:59am Wow, you really hate Jeff Koons! I can’t say that I am thrilled with his approach to art and the process (especially since he has over 100 employees at his studio who all punch a time clock, literally). I have to wonder if the ideas for the pieces are all “his” or a collaboration of ideas between himself and his employees. However, these giant steel balloon animals are really nice and would be difficult to make by yourself. The sculpture engages the viewer by provoking images of carnival mirrors and clowns tying balloon animals. For me I just want to see one in person. It makes me feel like a kid again which becomes more and more important the older I get. Shazia on March 8th, 2009 - 6:05am Nice article. This article provided very information material. Maria on March 25th, 2009 - 9:29am Looking forward to this post, one with great liable and very useful. pakistanjobspk on May 19th, 2009 - 4:52am Awesome post! I love stuff like this. AD on December 2nd, 2009 - 11:04am I love this piece! The heart in a red shiny wrapper by Koons is also very alluring, like this one it keeps you engaged for more than a minute, I quite a feat for such an idea. For those of you who are interested in fine art check out artsandcollections.com for the latest auction listings from around the world. All major auction houses like Christie’s and Sotheby’s are included in their listings, quite a useful resource. Enjoy!