Jeff Koons

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Artist Research Assignment: Jeff Koons Jeff Koons was born in 1955 in York, Pennsylvania. When Koons was 7 years old, his parents put him in art lessons. In 1972 to 1975, he enrolled at Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1975, he went to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois where he studied there for only 1 year. Then in 1976, he went back to Maryland College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland where he received his B.F.A. Jeff Koons has 4 sons with his wife Justine Wheeler-Koons, who is also an artist. He had one daughter named Shannon who as an infant was put up for adoption but in the mid-1990s, they reestablished a relationship together. Many of Koons works have sold for millions of …show more content…
Wilson Company, 2009. Web. 12 Oct. 2012.) This source contains information about Jeff Koons life, career, artworks, exhibitions, and other interesting facts. It is important for my research because it gave me a better understanding about Jeff Koons, and all the important events that happened throughout his life.

(Brettell, Richard R. Modern Art, 1851-1929: Capitalism and Representation. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1999. Print.) This source contains a quote that Jeff Koons said. It is important for my research because Jeff Koons tell us where he gets his inspiration for his artwork.

(Doney, Malcolm, and Meryl Doney. The Oxford Children's A to Z of Art. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1999. Print.) This source contains information about Jeff Koons artwork. It is important for my research because it gave me a better understanding about the medium that Jeff Koons uses to create his artwork.

("Jeff Koons." Jeff Koons. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Oct. 2012. http://www.jeffkoons.com/site/index.html.) This source contains information and images about Jeff Koons most famous artworks. It is important for my research because it gave me images and a description about the artworks.

Two of Jeff Koons most popular artworks

Jeff Koons is best known for his so called dull and thoughtless works, which have included four-story-tall floral sculptures (Puppy) and massive chromium stainless steel balloon animals (Rabbit).


This is Jeff Koons Sculpture called Puppy, which

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