[Clayart] j koons, what was that?

Paul Gerhold gerholdclay at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 15:44:39 EDT 2016


Mel, 

They are talking about Jeff Koons.  Personally I like his work but then I have seen a lot of his work in person.  Just saw two at the Bilbao Guggenheim and they are wonderful.

Paul

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> On Jul 15, 2016, at 8:42 PM, mel jacobson via Clayart <clayart at lists.clayartworld.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> i am not sure what is meant by j. koons "appropriation artist"
> joe koons was a chemist/glaze expert.  he worked for 50 years to
> make historic chinese hare's fur glaze.  it was very personal research
> that i had a small part in completing the study..
> 
> he has never been an artist.  his only fame is one of the
> best glaze makers around.  his study of historic glazes has
> nothing to do with contemporary art.  and, doing anything with
> glazes that are near two thousand years old would be totally
> legitimate.
> 
> if you are talking about joe koons from laguna clay, you are
> totally wrong and doing an assassination of very fine and honest
> fellows history.
> mel jacobson
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