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JEFF KOONS | Girl with Dolphin and Monkey

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Description

  • Jeff Koons
  • Girl with Dolphin and Monkey
  • signed, dated 1 14 and numbered 36/40
  • archival pigmented inkjet on hot pressed natural paper
  • Sheet: 43 7/8 by 61 in. 111.5 by 154.9 cm.
  • Framed: 47 by 64 by 2 in. 119.4 by 162.6 by 5 cm.
  • Executed in 2014, this work is number 36 from an edition of 40, plus 10 artist's proofs.

Catalogue Note

Jeff Koons directed and shot a seven-image portfolio of the actress Gretchen Mol as Bettie Page for The New York Times in the March 12, 2006 issue. Referencing this portfolio, Girl with Dolphin and Monkey, 2014, is a limited-edition print by Jeff Koons that features Gretchen Mol, the star of The Notorious Bettie Page, on the inflatable dolphin holding the inflatable toy monkey became a reoccurring motif within Koons’s Hulk Elvis and Antiquity series.
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