Jeff Koons on His Whitney Retrospective, the High Line Train, and Emptiness

Whether it’s the mission to bring his $25 million dollar “Train” to the High Line or calling his own artwork “empty,” artist Jeff Koons never ceases to be an art-world enigma. His appropriated sculptures, from “Michael Jackson and Bubbles” porcelain pieces to the enormous “Balloon Flower (Magenta),” incite both staunch criticism and astronomical auction records. The

From Toast of Art World to Guest of Federal Pen

The odd case of artist Enrique Gomez de Molina, whose Frankenstinian animal mashups (alas, some involving creatures on the endangered list) got him busted.A week before he was scheduled to check into federal prison in Pensacola to serve a 20-month sentence for smuggling endangered and protected wildlife, Miami artist Enrique