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Art market

Blue chip artists and dealers benefit from coronavirus relief packages, a federal report reveals

Pace, David Zwirner and Jeff Koons named among the top recipients of US taxpayer-funded forgivable loans, as smaller galleries seek additional aid

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Diary

Keeping Up With Jeff Koons: youngest Kardashian sibling Kylie Jenner adds inflatable dolphin to art collection

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Diary

Stratospheric diamonds, rotting sharks and buying Jeff Koons: Damien Hirst answers 100 questions on Instagram

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'You will defeat the virus!': Jeff Koons sends video message to Italy

In his contribution to Palazzo Strozzi's digital project In Touch, the artist says Italian museums will "give humankind a light" to help find its way after coronavirus

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The Year in Review 2019

King Tut’s golden year, Koons’s worst: the highs and lows of the art world in 2019

As Notre Dame burned, protestors called the shots and a gold toilet vanished, it was certainly a year to remember

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Jeff Koons

Installation of Jeff Koons's controversial Bouquet of Tulips begins in Paris

The sculpture will now go on show near the Champs-Elysées, after previous location near the Palais de Tokyo was strongly opposed

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Art market

An increasingly polarised marketplace needs a third way

The divide between primary and secondary markets blur as sales skew in favour of a few recognised, bankable artists

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Art market

Rabbit hops to a record $91m at Christie's as Jeff Koons once again becomes the world's most expensive living artist

Post-war and contemporary sale in New York also produced a big sale for Robert Rauschenberg and new records for Louise Bourgeois and Jonas Wood

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Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons says computer technology allowed him to downsize his New York studio

The US artist has laid off the majority of his painting assistants to focus on experimenting with sculpture

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Exhibitions

A pair of golden tyres at the Opéra Garnier in Paris provokes public ire

A new installation by artist Claude Lévêque is proving controversial since its unveiling on 30 December

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In the frame

Jeff Koons's message on a bottle

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The Year In Review

From counting muddles to collective cuddles: the art world's highs and lows of 2018

The people, places and things that had a year to remember—or to forget

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Art market

How high will Hockney go and can his soaring market last?

A double pool portrait, estimated at $80m and offered at Christie’s with no reserve, could set a record for the most expensive work by a living artist

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Law

Jeff Koons loses French lawsuit over ‘slavish copy’ of Naf Naf advert

US artist ordered to pay damages and costs, but Fair d’Hiver sculpture escapes seizure

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Jeff Koons's balloons, basketballs and ballerinas to head to historic Oxford museum for solo show

“Miniature retrospective” at the Ashmolean will focus on recent works, such as the US artist’s Gazing Ball series

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Art market

Copyright case brought by Naf Naf creative director against Jeff Koons finally comes to court

Franck Davidovici first accused the artist of plagiarising his 1985 advertising campaign almost four years ago

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Art market

Christie's to offer $80m 'holy grail' Hockney painting in New York this November

Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) could become the most valuable work by a living artist sold at auction

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Law

Jeff Koons and Larry Gagosian file motion to dismiss collector’s 'impatient' demands for work he did not receive

Steven Tananbaum sued the artist and gallery in April for failing to deliver works he bought in 2014, likening the incident to a Ponzi scheme

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In the frame

Jeff Koons on transcendence

The artist reflected on his early career and artistic success in David Rockefeller lecture

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Contemporary art

Controversial plans to install Jeff Koons's tulips sculpture in front of Palais de Tokyo in Paris abandoned

The work will be located elsewhere in Paris, French culture minister says

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Law

Collector sues Jeff Koons and Gagosian Gallery over years-long delivery delays

Steven Tananbaum has paid $13m for three sculptures over a five-year period but still has not received any of the works

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Parisians turn noses up at Jeff Koons' Bouquet of Tulips—an homage to victims of terrorist attacks

There are mixed feelings to installing sculpture outside major museums in French capital

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Jeff Koons unveils plans for a memorial to the victims of the Paris terror attacks

But funding still needs to be found for Bouquet of Tulips, which is modelled on the Statue of Liberty

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Jeff Koons

Koons at cutting edge with giant stone mills: The techniques behind his creations

Koons' sculptures may look like child's play, but behind the play-doh is a long and complicated process

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Jeff Koons

Koons’s new deal with David Zwirner gallery

An exhibition of his work will be held next May - but what of Gagosian?

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Artist interview

Interview with Jeff Koons on the eve of his summer show at the Serpentine: Pop culture meets art history

Koons talks to us about the artists who inspire him, his studio system, and what he hopes to communicate to the public through his work

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Collectors

In a new private museum in Kiev billionaire collector unveils Hirst, Koons and Gursky

The Pinchuk Art Center was opened 16 September 2006

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François Pinault

How François Pinault beat Sheikh Saud to a Jeff Koons flower sculpture

The Emir of Qatar, the Sheikh’s cousin, was also keen on acquiring the work

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Tate

News from London: Wyn Evans lights up night sky while Koons goes green in the V&A

The Tate Triennial might be a critical damp squib, but the veteran artist Cerith Wyn Evans made sure the opening went with a bang

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Gagosian Gallery

Gagosian opens huge second gallery in London

To show work by Serra, Koons, and others

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Art market

Ads for art get professional with a $6 million budget for eyestorm.com

A slick campaign of prominent ads for multiples by contemporary artists is being counted in London, New York and San Francisco

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Paris

Creative forgeries bamboozle Paris art groupies

Fake invitations cause chaos, and the culprit remains on the lam

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Jeff Koons

What's on in New York: Koons comes out of hiding and Struth returns from Paradise

Gagosian christens his Chelsea space with Serra sculptures, plus cutting-edge holiday gift ideas

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Potsdamer Platz

The Potsdamer Platz is reborn this month as Daimler-Benz turn property developers and collectors

Will public art by Koons, Rauschenberg, Tinguely and Haring humanise this vast complex by Renzo Piano?

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British Art

What's on in New York: The British are here

As well as Hoffmann, Kruger, Sultan, Koons, Klein and Kandinsky