Spaced over his six extensive galleries, Hirst has given us a chance to see his collection of Jeff Koons’ work; the rooms feature over thirty paintings, works on paper and sculptures dating from 1979 to 2014. Now showcases surreal art that appears to be frozen in time. It’s a combination of reflection, eroticism, sexuality and perspex with a weird penchant for vacuuming and balloon modelling.
With some pieces never before shown in the UK, the collection has been re-imagined and curated to fit the space. Almost entirely provocative, Koon’s art is in one sense interactive; reminding the observer of their involvement with the pieces, using everyday objects and reflective surfaces. So, if you fancy dabbling in the strange and beautiful, whilst still being reminded to vacuum when you get home, this one’s for you.
(Warning: Some items may be explicit – not one to visit with the ‘rents.)