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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Jeff Koons Lays Off 14 Staff Members

Works by Jeff Koons at the Met. Works by Jeff Koons at the Met. Flickr

Jeff Koons, the contemporary artist known for his mirror-polished, stainless steel balloon animals, laid off fourteen staff members after they tried to unionize. Koons operates a studio in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, where assistants help bring his often larger-than-life works to fruition. Koons has earned a reputation for being hard on employees after a number of former staffers went public with their experiences working under the art world superstar.

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