This and That: Jeff Koons and Donald Trump

by Brandon Zech April 28, 2021

“This and That” is an occasional series of paired observations. See past “This and That” posts here. – Ed.

Today: Orbs

A few pictures to mark the recent news that Jeff Koons has jumped ship from David Zwirner and Gagosian and moved to Pace Gallery:

artist Jeff Koons poses with an orb artwork

Jeff Koons. Photo: Steve Parsons/Press Association via Ap Images

Donald Trump touching a glowing orb

From left, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt, King Salman of Saudi Arabia, Melania Trump and President Trump during the opening of an anti-extremist center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Photo: Saudi Press Agency

artist Jeff Koons poses with an orb artwork

Jeff Koons. Photo: Anthony Wallace/Getty Images


No matter how original, innovative or crazy your idea, someone else is also working on that idea. Furthermore, they are using notation very similar to yours. – Bruce J. MacLennan


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Hannah April 29, 2021 - 08:59

LOL gross

Wells Mason April 29, 2021 - 09:15

These are great orbs. I’ve never seen orbs like these before. Nobody else can build orbs like this, believe me. They are like spheres only better.

Cindy April 29, 2021 - 09:16

Trump and Koons have this in common: They are both pompous, egotistical, way overrated asses. They should both be put into dark corners and forgotten.


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