" Two balloons - and which came first
Mr Ng and his daughter with the Koons sculpture in Paris (seen here) and Neidhart's work in Singapore (next picture). --
I REFER to Tuesday's article, 'Art blown up'.
I was surprised to see the picture of Untitled (Balloon Flower) by artist Mathis Neidhart, which is exhibited at the Singapore Art Museum. During my holiday in Paris this month, I saw a similar art piece at Chateau de Versailles.
Exhibited in the former palace by artist Jeff Koons, it was also titled Balloon Flower.
So which is the original? "
For comparison sake, here's Jeff Koon's version.
and another one
PHOTO: COURTESY OF GERALD NG
and another one in New York but I don't have a picture of it
Jeff Koons must be so pleased to have inspired such creativity