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Biographie: Jeff Koons, plasticien, sculpteur, photographe et peintre Américain

Jeff-Koons-Versailles.jpg  BORN: York, Pennsylvania, 1955

 

EDUCATION:

1976        Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, B.F.A.

1975-76   School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

1972-75   Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

 

 AWARDS AND HONORS: 


2011  Received the Bruce Museum Artist Icon Award in the Arts (4/11

2010    Jeff was made an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy

         Unveiling of RxArt Jeff Koons CT Scanner installation at Advocate Hope

         Children’s Hospital (June 29, 2010)

               Jeff was made an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy

               The 17th BMW Art Car created by Jeff Koons raced at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, France

 

2009  Received the award in the best "Exhibition Outside the United States" category

         for Jeff Koons Versailles, Rob Pruitt's First Annual Arts Awards at the Solomon

         Guggenheim Museum,New York, New York, October 29, 2009

                The John Singleton Copley Award, The American Associates of the Royal Academy,
                New York, New York National Arts Club Medal of Honor

                Maryland Institute College of Art Alumni Medal of Honor

                Governor's Awards for the Arts Distinguished Arts Award, York, Pennsylvania


      2008  Honorary Doctorate, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

          Wollaston Award, Royal Academy of Arts, London, U.K

2007  The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, along with The International

         Centre for Missing & Exploited Children, have developed the Koons Family

          International Law and Policy Institute; for the purpose of combating global issues

          of child abduction and exploitation

                Promoted by President Jacques Chirac from Chevalier to Officier of the French Legion

                of Honor for his ongoing strengthening of relations between France and the United

                States Artist of the Year, American Friends of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art &

                Architecture


     2006  Artistic Achievement Award, Americans For The Arts, Washington, D.C.

     2005  Creative Patronage Award, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

               Elected to the American Academy for Arts and Sciences

               Honored by the Edwin Gould Services for Children and Families

      2003  Museum of Fine Arts School Medal Award, Boston, Massachusetts

      2002  Appointed to the Board of Directors, International Centre for Missing & Exploited

               Children Inducted to the Signet Society for Arts and Letters at Harvard University

               Received a Doctorate of Fine Arts, Honoris Causa, from The Corcoran, Washington D.C.

               Global Vision Award, Second Annual Hope Awards, National Center for Missing &

               Exploited Children, Arlington, Virginia

               Awarded the Skowhegan Medal for Sculpture, Skowhegan School of Arts

      2001  Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur, nominated by President Jacques Chirac and

               presented by Jean-Jacques Aillagon, President of Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris,

      2000  BZ Cultural Award from the City of Berlin, Germany

      1999  Art Start for Children Award, Learning Through Art/The Guggenheim Museum Children’s
               Program

 

 

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