Balloon Dog Blue

750,001.195,00

  • Technique High quality synthetic resin
  • Size N/A cm
  • Edition 500
SKU: SJMOR-1-1-2-1 Category:
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Description

Balloon Dog Blue: a work of art by Jeff Koons

This beautiful, very highly finished Balloon Dog Blue is an exclusive piece of art available in two sizes: L (30 x 30 x 12 cm) and XXL (42 x 47 x 16 cm). Each one comes in a luxurious gift box and comes with a certificate of authenticity. This exclusive edition is limited to only 500 copies, making it a valuable addition to any art collection.

About Editions Studio

Originating from France, Editions Studio has become a renowned name in the art world. Our dedication to providing superior quality artwork has earned us tremendous popularity among art lovers and connoisseurs. Our most renowned series, including Balloon Dog and Balloon Rabbit (after), have been featured in some of the most prestigious galleries and auction houses worldwide.

Jeff Koons: the artist behind Balloon Dog

Jeff Koons, born in 1955 in York, Pennsylvania, is one of the most influential and controversial artists of the contemporary art world. His iconic Balloon Dog belongs to his celebrated 1994 Celebration series, which includes 20 gleaming metal sculptures and about 15 captivating oil paintings. Koons’ vision and meticulous process transform everyday objects into lush symbols of joy, lightheartedness and the innocence of childhood.

The origin and meaning of Balloon Dog

Jeff Koons’ Balloon Dog is a symbol of joy and celebration, inspired by the inflated balloon dogs often found at carnivals and birthday parties. Their impeccable stainless steel surface exudes an aura of elegance and craftsmanship. The viewer’s reflection, distorted yet clearly visible in the polished surface, adds an element of self-referentiality and engagement, fostering a sense of connection to the artwork.

A conceptual look at the artwork

About his choice of balloon animals as a subject, Koons said, “I have always enjoyed balloon animals because they are just like us…. We are balloons. You take a deep breath and you breathe in, it’s an optimism. You breathe out, and it’s kind of a symbol of death.” This lightheartedness is palpable in his Balloon Dog, which evokes the joy and vibrancy of childhood. Koons emphasizes the role of the viewer in shaping the interpretation of the artwork, which is reinforced by his preference for reflective materials.

An exclusive opportunity

With only 500 copies worldwide, the Balloon Dog Blue offers a unique opportunity for art collectors to bring a piece of Koons’ iconic work into their homes. Add this artwork to your collection and experience the magic of Jeff Koons’ art in your own space.