Series commissioned by the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum The set recreates "The Garden of Eden", a superb example of the best Baroque Flemish landscape. The artwork illustrates a passage from the Bible, Paradise, which was painted countless times by Brueghel, but this panel was one of the first versions. The collection is available exclusively at the museum shop.
Jan Brueghel the Elder The Garden of Eden Oil on wood. 59.4 x 95.6 cm Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, on deposit at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza
Model of exclusive edition for Guggenheim Bilbao With Puppy, Jeff Koons combines past and present, employing a sophisticated computer model to create a work that refers to a European eighteenth century classic garden. The West Highland terrier completely covered in flowering plants employs most sweetened iconography - "flowers and puppies." – on a monument to sentimentality. Series currently in draft.
Jeff Koons Puppy, 1992 Stainless steel, substrate and flowering plants 1240 x 830 x 910 cm Guggenheim Museum Bilbao