Where is the Puppy by Jeff Koons?

Where is the Puppy by Jeff Koons?

the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum
Puppy is located on the grounds of the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum, and therefore available for viewing at times unrestricted by the Museum’s hours of operation.

How was Puppy by Jeff Koons created?

1992Puppy / Created

Where is the Puppy Guggenheim Museum Bilbao?

Created by American artist Jeff Koons (York, Pennsylvania, 1955), it is located outside the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, as if it were its guard dog. It could be seen as a monument to kitsch but it is also one of the main icons of modern Bilbao. The flowers that fill the stainless steel structure are changed each season.

What is Jeff Koons Puppy made of?

Koons utilized computer modeling to construct his extraordinary version of topiary sculptures that were common to eighteenth century formal gardens. Puppy was created out of a series of stainless steel armatures constructed to hold over 25 tons of soil watered by an internal irrigation system.

What was Jeff Koons Puppy made out of?

What is Jeff Koons balloon dog called?

Proving the overwhelming success of his vision, in 2013, his Balloon Dog (Orange) sold at auction for $58.4million – a world record-breaking price for a living artist. Koons has always vehemently maintained that there are no hidden meanings in his work.

What does the balloon dog mean?

According to Koons, the inflatable animals are a representation of breath and human life. Exuding optimism, the sculptures create a juxtaposition between the everyday and the monumental. The reflective surfaces of his balloons also contribute to their meaning.

What is balloon dog made of?

There are five of Jeff Koons’s Balloon Dogs. They measure 307.3 × 363.2 × 114.3 cm. Each work is made from precision engineered, mirror-polished, stainless steel and finished with a translucent coating of either blue, magenta, orange, red, or yellow.

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Why is Balloon Dog controversial?

This shocking pink Balloon Dog, photographed on September 9, 2008 at the Château de Versailles, sparked controversy as some visitors said the work was crude and too modern for Louis XIV’s former palace.