4 vacuum cleaners, Perspex and fluorescent lights
Currently in the Tate/ National Galleries of Scotland
Referred to broadly as ‘The New’ these works explored the way our fantasies and desires are transferred on to ordinary objects. Gleaming seductively under the glare of fluorescent lighting, it is the newness of the ‘New Hoover Convertibles’ that gives them their appeal.
Tate. “’New Hoover Convertibles, Green, Red, Brown, New Shelton Wet/Dry 10 Gallon Displaced Doubledecker’, Jeff Koons, 1981-7.” Tate, Tate, www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/koons-new-hoover-convertibles-green-red-brown-new-shelton-wet-dry-10-gallon-displaced-ar00077.