John Waters and Jeff Koons Pack Orpheum Theatre for Artist Talk

February 28th, 2014

The Broad Museum’s Un-Private Collection series played host to a massively attended conversation between Jeff Koons and John Waters last night in Los Angeles.  The two covered a broad list of topics during the talk, including both Waters and Koons’s first memories of their experience with art.  “I remember when I first went to the Baltimore museum and bought a little Miró print and brought it home.”  Waters said.  “All the other kids said ‘Ugh, that’s ugly, why would you put that ugly thing on your wall?!’ I thought: ‘Ah, the power of art!’ It really made me feel glad everyone hated it.”

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