One of the most important and influential artists working today, Jeff Koons is perhaps best known for his iconic Balloon Dog. Now he’s inviting you to an intimate, thought-provoking conversation about the history, purpose, and pleasures of art. Learn how to use color, scale, form, and texture to express ideas and communicate with others. Leave your self-judgment and fear behind-the world is waiting for your art.
Born in York, Pennsylvania, Jeff Koons earned a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art. He’s best known for his sculptures “Balloon Dog,” “Rabbit,” and “Puppy.” His work has been shown in major galleries and institutions around the world, including the Whitney, Centre Pompidou, Museo Jumex, and the Guggenheim Bilbao.
Jeff has won many awards throughout his career, including the Governor’s Awards for the Arts Distinguished Arts Award from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and the Golden Plate Award from the Academy of Achievement. Former French President Jacques Chirac and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton both presented him honors on behalf of their respective countries during their tenures. Jeff lives and works in New York City.
This online class includes lessons on:
– How to Turn Everyday Objects Into Art
– Approaching the Blank Canvas
– Personal Iconography
– Art History: A Dialogue Across Time
– Art Innovation
– Pink Ballerina: A Dialogue With the Eternal
– Size and Scale
– The Power of Color
– Form Case Study: Balloon Dog
– Texture and Materials
– Showing Your Art
– Life as an Artist