Jeff, Embrace Your Past (2014)

In 1992, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art opened the first major museum retrospective of the work of Jeff Koons, who, at a boyish 37, was already an art-world sensation. His series "... See full summary »

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Roger Teich
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Cast

Credited cast:
John Caldwell John Caldwell ... Himself - The Curator
Henry Koons Henry Koons ... Himself - The Father
Jeff Koons ... Himself - The Artist
Jeff Martin Jeff Martin ... Himself - The Bartender
Ron Pernell Ron Pernell ... Himself - The Stylist
Ilona Staller ... Herself - La Cicciolina
Norah Stone Norah Stone ... Herself - The Collector
Norman Stone Norman Stone ... Himself - The Collector
Thea Westreich Thea Westreich ... Herself - The Consultant
Greg Wilson Greg Wilson ... Himself - The Installer
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In 1992, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art opened the first major museum retrospective of the work of Jeff Koons, who, at a boyish 37, was already an art-world sensation. His series "Made in Heaven," a set of photo-realist paintings depicting himself and his wife Ilona Staller-also known as La Cicciolina, a famous porn star-in various acrobatic coital poses, had premiered the past year to enormous controversy, and his collected body of work, with its heavy use of readymades and its assembly-line style production methods, was already inspiring a question that continues to stoke debate: is Koons a canny media critic, or a cynical market-reader trading in re-purposed junk, or something ineffable? Roger Teich and Henry S. Rosenthal's compelling, keen-eyed time-capsule work, filmed on 16mm at and around the opening of the exhibit, gives unprecedented access to Koons, features the last on-camera interviews with Jeff's father, Henry Koons and exhibition curator John Caldwell, and leaves...

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 2014 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA

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Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)
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Complex Corporation See more »
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Dolby Digital (Skywalker Sound)

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Color

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16:9 HD
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