The Jeff Koons universe: A concise history of his art"I've made what the Beatles would have made if they had made sculpture." -Jeff KoonsFrom basketball tanks to flower puppies, the creations of Jeff Koons (born 1955) have become part of our popular culture, blurring the borders between high and low art. This new 96-page publication offers an updated, accessibly priced edition of TASCHEN's 2007 monograph, the most extended survey of Koons art ever made and the definitive reference on his practice.The book offers the complete Koons at a glance, from his early work with inflatable flowers through today. We find his trademark sculptures of stainless steel rabbits or shining balloon figures in mirror-polished steel, colorful paintings of party accessories, and cut-up comic figures interwoven with statements by the artists. Chapter texts byKathy Siegel have been abridged to form quick introductions to each work series, andEckhard Schneider's essay has been condensed into a succinct introduction into this unique visual universe of pleasure, pop, and play.