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Aqualung by Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons

Aqualung, 1985

bronze
68.6 x 44.5 x 44.5 cm (27 x 17.5 x 17.5 in)
sculpture

Edition of 3

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Sales of this Artwork

ImageLast Sale DateTitleEdition No.Last SaleLast Sale Auction HouseLast Sale Location
Nov 16, 2021Aqualung3
$******
Sotheby'sNew York
May 12, 2014Aqualung
$******
Christie'sNew York
May 13, 2002Aqualung2
$******
PhillipsNew York

Artwork description

Category
sculpture
Dimensions
68.6 x 44.5 x 44.5 cm (27 x 17.5 x 17.5 in)
Materials
bronze
Provenance
International With Monument Gallery, New York Acquired by the present owner from the above in January 1986
Literature
Peter Carlsen, "Jeff Koons: On the Occasion of His First Museum Retrospective, A Look at One of the Most Captivating Artist of the 1980s," Contemporanea International Art Magazine , Vol. 1, No. 3, September - October 1988, p. 38, illustrated Jean-Christophe Ammann, "Jeff Koons: A Case Study," Parkett , No. 19, March 1989, p. 57, illustrated, Angelika Muthesius, ed., Jeff Koons , Cologne 1992, pp. 19, 57, and 65, installation views, p. 20 (text), and pp. 66-67, illustrated in color Robert Rosenblum, et. al., The Jeff Koons Handbook , London 1992, p. 59, illustrated in color Albig Jorg-Uwe, "Jeff Koons, ein Prophet der inneren Leere," Art , December 1992, p. 54, illustrated David Bowie, "Super-Banalism and the Innocent Salesman," Modern Painters , Spring 1998, p. 28, illustrated Exh. Cat., Berlin, Deutsche Guggenheim, Jeff Koons: Easyfun-Ethereal , October 2000 - January 2001, p. 31, fig. 13, illustrated in color Thomas Kellein, Jeff Koons: Pictures 1980-2002 , New York 2003, p. 19 Kelly Devine Thomas, "The Selling of Jeff Koons," Art News 5, May 2005, p. 116, installation view (the present example exhibited) Francesco Bonami, ed., Jeff Koons , Verona 2006, p. 33, illustrated in color Sarah Cosulich Canarutto, Jeff Koons (Supercontemporanea Series) , Milan 2006, pp. 32-33, illustrated in color Hans Werner Holzwarth, ed., Jeff Koons , Cologne 2007, pp. 148, 155, and 562-63, installation views, and pp. 166-67, illustrated in color Stephanie Seymour, "Jeff Koons: Art Made in Heaven," Whitewall , Fall 2007, p. 140, illustrated Elena Molinaro and Gianni Romano, Jeff Koons. Retrospettivamente , Milan 2007, p. 8, illustrated Marie-Pierre Nakamura, "USA: Jeff Koons," Art Actuel 57, July - August 2008, p. 70, illustrated in color Helianthe Bourdeaux-Martin, "Profile - Dominique Levy," Whitewall , Winter 2008, p. 42, illustrated in installation Exh. Cat., London, Serpentine Gallery, Jeff Koons: Popeye Series , July - September 2009, p. 73, illustrated in color Hans Ulrich Obrist, Jeff Koons: The Conversation Series , Germany 2009, p. 78, illustrated Exh. Cat., Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Jeff Koons , May - September 2012, p. 17, fig. 4, illustrated in color Norman Rosenthal, ed., Jeff Koons: Conversations with Norman Rosenthal , New York 2014, p. 26, illustrated in color, and p. 98, installation view Luther Blisset, "Sept moments-clef dans une vie d'artiste," Beaux Arts Magazine , December 2014, pp. 8-9, illustrated in installation (the present example exhibited) Hans Werner Holzwarth, Koons, Cologne 2015, p. 28 (text)
Description
Jeff Koons b.1955 Aqualung bronze 27 by 17 ½ by 17 ½ in. 68.6 by 44.5 by 44.5 cm. Executed in 1985, this work is number 3 from an edition of 3 plus 1 artist's proof.

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