Each painting comes with its own blue blown-glass “gazing ball,” balanced on an aluminum shelf affixed to the canvas, that allows a simultaneous exaggerated view of the paintings, the viewer, the room. (It’s Duchampian, noted Mr. Koons.)
Last night upon walking into The Four Seasons, it seemed as though Aby Rosen had found a suitable replacement for the giant Picasso that he ordered be taken down after a half century. There, placed on eight daises, were eight Birkin Bags, the pricy Hermès arm weights illuminated as if they were art.