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Jim Beam - J.B. Turner Train by Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons

Jim Beam - J.B. Turner Train, 1986

stainless steel and bourbon
27.9 x 289.6 x 16.5 cm (10.98 x 114.02 x 6.5 in)
sculpture

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ImageSale dateTitleAuction houseLocationSale nameLot No.EstimatePrice SoldCondition
May 13, 2014
Jim Beam - J.B. Turner TrainChristie'sNew YorkPost-War and Contemporary Evening Sale28
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May 11, 2004
Jim Beam - J.B. Turner TrainChristie'sNew YorkPost-War & Contemporary Art - Evening Sale32
$****** - ******
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Artwork description

Category
sculpture
Dimensions
27.9 x 289.6 x 16.5 cm (10.98 x 114.02 x 6.5 in)
Materials
stainless steel and bourbon
Provenance
Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London. Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Exhibited
Los Angeles, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Luxury and Degradation, August 1986 (another example exhibited). New York, International With Monument Gallery, Luxury and Degradation, October 1986 (another example exhibited). Barcelona, Centre Cultural de la Fundació Caixa de Pensions, Art and its double: A New York perspective/L'art i el seu doble: Panorama de l'art a Nova York, November 1986-January 1987, p. 71, no. 46 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jeff Koons: Works 1979-1988, July-August 1988, pp. 30-31, no. 19 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). London, Saatchi Gallery, New York Art Now: The Saatchi Collection, September 1987-April 1988, pp. 136-137 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). Washington D.C, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Culture and Commentary: An Eighties Perspective, February-May 1990, p. 79 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). New York, Museum of Modern Art; Art Institute of Chicago and Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, High & Low: Modern Art and Popular Culture, October 1990-September 1991, p. 395, no. 32, (another example exhibited and illustrated). San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Jeff Koons, December 1992-October 1993, pp. 70-71 and 131, no. 24 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Denmark, Aarhus Kunstmuseum and Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Jeff Koons Retrospektiv, November 1992-April 1993, Amsterdam and Stuttgart, pp. 52-53 (illustrated in color); Aarhus, no. 13, pp. 42-43, (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). Berlin, Martin Gropius Bau; London, Royal Academy of Arts and London, Saatchi Gallery, American Art in the 20th Century: Painting and Sculpture 1913-1993, May-December 1993, no. 250 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). Athens School of Fine Art; Copenhagen, Museum of Modern Art and New York, Guggenheim Museum SoHo, Everything That's Interesting is New: The Dakis Joannou Collection, January-April 1996, pp. 152-153 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). Kunsthalle Zurich, Playpen & Corpus Delirium, Ein zweiter Blick Werke von Moira Dryer, Robert Gober, Noritoshi Hirakawa, Georg Herold, Mike Kelley, Jeff Koons, Jonathan Lasker, Sharon Lockhart, Steven Pippin, Richard Prince, Gillian Wearing, October-December 1996, pp. 16-17 (another example exhibited and illustrated). Santa Monica, Eli Broad Family Foundation, Group Show, December 1997-July 1999 (another example exhibited). Athens, DESTE Foundation Center for Contemporary Art, Jeff Koons - A Millenium Celebration: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection 1979-1999, December 1999-May 2000, pp. 26-27 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Age of Influence: Reflections in the Mirror of American Culture, April-June 2000. Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art; Boston, Museum of Fine Arts and Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum, Jasper Johns to Jeff Koons: Four Decades of Art from the Broad Collection, October 2001-September 2003, p. 224 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Jeff Koons, June-September 2003, pp. 44-45 and 51 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). Athens, DESTE Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, Monument to Now, June-December 2004, pp. 207, 425, 429 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). New York, C&M Arts, Jeff Koons: Highlights of 25 Years, April-June 2004, pp. 50-51 and 81, no. 15 (illustrated in color). Kunsthaus Bregenz, Re-Object: Marcel Duchamp, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Gerhard Merz, February-May 2007 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). Oslo, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art and Helsinki City Art Museum, Jeff Koons: Retrospective, September 2004-April 2005, pp. 44-45 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art and London, Hayward Gallery, Universal Experience: Art, Life and the Tourist's Eye, February-June 2005 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). Kunsthaus Bregenz, Re-Object: Marcel Duchamp, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Gerhard Merz, February-May 2007, pp. 110 and 120-121 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). London, Gagosian Gallery, Pop Art is, September-November 2007, no. 101(another example exhibited and illustrated in color). Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jeff Koons, May-September 2008, pp. 48-49 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Broad Contemporary Art Museum at LACMA, Inaugural Installation, 2008 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). Chateau de Versailles, Jeff Koons, Versailles, October 2008-January 2009, pp. 81-82, 83, 156 and 166 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color). Frankfurt, Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung, Jeff Koons: The Sculptor, June-September 2012, p. 172 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color).
Literature
J. Saltz, R. Smith and P. Halley, Beyond Boundaries: New York's New Art, New York, 1986, p. 6 (another example illustrated). J. Siegel, 'Jeff Koons: Unachievable States of Being,' Art, October 1986, p. 67 (another example illustrated). Art and its Double: a New York Perspective, exh. cat., Madrid, Fundación Caja de Pensiones, 1987, p. 71 (another example illustrated). J. Koons and R. Rosenblum, The Jeff Koons Handbook, London, 1992, pp. 66-67 and 157 (another example illustrated in color). W. Beeren, Jeff Koons, Stedelijk Museum, 1992, pp. 52-53 (another example illustrated in color). A. Muthesius, ed., Jeff Koons, Cologne, 1992, pp. 21, 68-69 and 70, pl. 1 (another example illustrated in color). J. Deitch, everything that's interesting is..new, The Dakis Joannou Collection, Ostfildern-Ruit, 1996, pp. 152-153 (another example illustrated in color). Jeff Koons: Easyfun-Etheral, exh. cat., New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 2000, pp. 32 and 34 (another example illustrated in color). T. Kellein, Pictures: Jeff Koons 1980-2002, New York, 2002, p. 21 (another example illustrated in color). M. Woltmann, Jeff Koons: Retrospektiv/Retrospective, exh. cat., Oslo, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, 2004, pp. 44-45 (another example illustrated in color). M. Maneker, 'Early Birds,' New York Magazine, 2 May 2004. 'Notable Prices, the Year in Review 2004,' The Art Newspaper, 2004, pp. 36-37 (illustrated). S. Cosulich Canarutto, Jeff Koons, Milan, 2006, pp. 44-45 (illustrated in color). A. Landi, 'How Jeff Koons Became a Superstar: Kelly Devine Thomas tracked the way an artist shaped his own career (Top Ten),' ARTNews, November 2007, p. 187. H. W. Holzwarth, ed., Jeff Koons, New York, 2009, pp. 187-188, 193-198 and 206 (another example illustrated in color). L. Molzhahn, 'Jeff Koons Exhibition Opens at Museum of Contemporary Art,' Chicago Tribune, 30 May 2008. P. Schjeldahl, 'Funhouse: A Jeff Koons Retrospective,' New Yorker, 9 June 2008. M. Nakamura, 'USA: Jeff Koons,' Art Actuel, July/August 2008, p. 75 (another example illustrated in color).

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