Who doesn’t love a giant shiny orange balloon monkey? Not Christie’s New York that’s for sure. They love it so much that they’re putting it out in front of their Rockefeller Plaza HQ for 6 weeks before they sell it. Go and have a look why don’t you.
One year after Balloon Dog (Orange) set the world auction record for any living artist, Christie’s will present the 20-foot-long Balloon Monkey (Orange) at the entrance of Christie’s 20 Rockefeller Plaza for six weeks before it is sold on November 12. Coming just after the Jeff Koons’ retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Christie’s will offer Balloon Monkey (Orange), as part of the November evening sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art.
Dear Keith will present 140+ works of art and objects from Haring’s personal collection, all on offer from the Keith Haring Foundation – an organization established by the artist shortly before his death in 1990 from HIV/AIDS-related causes. Haring’s collection features works gifted to, purchased by and traded with Haring among friends and artists in his community, including Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Kenny Scharf, and many more.
The latest exhibition at Mariane Ibrahim Gallery in Chicago touches on the exploration of not only experience but also Blackness. For the Mexico-City based artist, Clotilde Jiménez, his series of collages serve as a way to unwrap his personal narrative.