The Independent Reports on Jeff Koons’ Market Appeal

November 18th, 2013

Jeff Koons, Balloon Dog, via IndependentThe Independent reports on the history of artist Jeff Koons, noting his time as a Wall Street commodities trader, and the artist’s immense market popularity, underscored this week by the sale of his Balloon Dog sculpture for $58 million.  The article notes the rising of wealth of the “new asset class,” and the appeal of Koons’ sculptures to collectors with a ” large deficit of social and cultural capital.”

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