In Paris, she opened a sculpture tulips by Jeff Koons
ARTinvestment.RU   08 октября 2019

Suffering the fate of the project hung in the balance for several years. Finally it all behind. Opposite PTI-Пале a monument with the hand gripping 11 tulips

"Bouquet of tulips" appeared as a sign of support for the people of France from the people of the United States after the largest terrorist attacks in Paris, committed on 13 October 2015. That day in the city was shot the visitors are several cafes and pizzerias, arranged explosion near "Stade de France" and shot the visitors of the concert of the American rock-группы in the concert hall "Bataclan". Killed more than 100 people, mostly young people. Took the responsibility a terrorist group called it a "September 11 on-французски".

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In the Paris Petit-Пале solemnly opened a monument to the most expensive of living artists – Jeff Koons. "Bouquet of tulips" with 11 flowers refers to the tragedy "of September 11 by-французски" - the terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 October 2015. PHOTO 1 – the Sculpture "tulips" by Jeff Koons. Source: https://ru.euronews.com/2019/10/04/jeff-koons-sculpture-inaugurated-in-paris PHOTO 2 – Lithograph Pablo Picasso "Bouquet of peace". 1958 Source: https://twitter.com/ENjoydeepLY/status/1100820621557039104 PHOTO 3 – the auction record for Koons. Rabbit. 1986. Stainless steel. 104.1 × 48,3 × 30.5 mm. The copy No. 2 of copies 3 copies 1 copy Christie's. 15.05.2019. Lot 15 IN the auction (estimate): $50-70 million Price: $91 075 000 Source: https://artists-wiki.com/image.php?image=cEd5VmpNK0RHV0ZqTkoveWhEbVJIZHdOZ3VOTVBqS2VKK2tsWWlybS96cW04U3YraFp5Ym1jTjkzNktsVHdlMGNwcTlLYjk0V0kvK3R1bTlMZWVrZ3c9PQ== #Koons #koons #of buttonPanel #tulips #petitpalais

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According to Jeff Koons, the idea of the monument came under the impression from lithograph Pablo Picasso "Bouquet of peace", 1958. "Bunch of tulips" get height of 12 meters. It is made of steel, aluminum, bronze and weighs 33 tons. $3 500 000 for the production of Dali sculptures French and American sponsors. The project progressed with great difficulty. Thousands of Frenchmen (including figures of culture) signed a petition against the monument. They didn't like the author, criticized the specific design of the project, the desired installation location and the financing scheme works. In search of compromise it took almost three years.

Jeff Koons — one of the most successful contemporary sculptors. He leads the ranking of the most expensive living artist, closes the five most expensive sculptors in history, and also ranks 13th in the top most expensive artists of the world.

Sources: youtube.com, euronews.com



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