Raju’s spikes have been taken off and today he will take his first step to freedom in 50 years. His wounds are infected and need a lot of care. Will you help by supporting Raju ? http://www.wildlifesos.org/donate
Orcas in the wild have an average life expectancy of 30 to 50 years—their estimated maximum life span is 60 to 70 years for males and 80 to more than 100 for females. The median age of orcas in captivity is only 9: http://bit.ly/1vYFAGG
"The job of the artist is to make a gesture and really show people what their potential is. It’s not about the object, and it’s not about the image; it’s about the viewer. That’s where the art happens." —Jeff Koons
In a new previously unpublished 2009 interview with Jeff Koons, the artist speaks about his relationship with art, his 2008 exhibition at the Château de Versailles, and misrepresentations of his work.