The Princeling Of Kitsch

EXHIBIT: JEFF KOONS

WHERE: SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

WHAT: MIXED-MEDIA SCULPTURES AND WALL PIECES

THE BOTTOM LINE: Koons adds a depressing footnote to Pop art with his self- promoting devotion to gloss and glitz.

The Jeff Koons exhibition on view at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art until next week -- it goes to the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis in July -- is a fairly grim spectacle. It is, so to speak, a consomme double of cliche: first because the work is more kitschy than kitsch, and second because it has been so often reproduced and discussed...

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