Cracked Egg (Blue)
Artwork: Cracked Egg (Blue)
Size: (i) 165.1 x 159.1 x 159.1; (ii) 100 x 159.1 x 159.1 cm
Medium: Mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent colour coating
Creation year: 1994
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Executed in 1994-2006, this work is one of five unique versions
Provenance: Gagosian Gallery, London; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 2007
Exhibition history: London, Gagosian Gallery, Cracked Egg (Blue), 2006; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jeff Koons, 2008, p. 115 (Cracked Egg (Magenta) illustrated in colour, p. 83); London, Royal Academy of Arts, 240th Summer Exhibition, 2008, p. 192 (Cracked Egg (Blue) illustrated in colour, p. 173); Los Angeles, Broad Contemporary Art Museum at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Inaugural Exhibition, 2008 (Cracked Egg (Red) exhibited); Berlin, Neue Nationalgalerie, Jeff Koons: Celebration, 2008-2009, p. 57 (installation view illustrated in colour, pp. 54-57); Aylesbury, Waddesdon Manor Conservatory, 'Cracked Egg (Blue)', 2010; Kiev, PinchukArtCentre, Sexuality and Transcendence, 2010, p. 13 (installation view Cracked Egg (Violet) illustrated in colour, pp. 14-15); Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Jeff Koons, 2012, p. 204 (installation view illustrated in colour, pp. 130 and 157; installation view Cracked Egg (Magenta) illustrated in colour, p. 156)

Christie's London

Date: 2018-10-04
Lot Number: 18