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  • Jeff Koons’ Broken Artwork and Tactile Desire

    Jeff Koons’ Broken Artwork and Tactile Desire

    After a visitor broke Jeff Koons' Gazing Ball (Perugino Madonna and Child with Four Saints), which was exhibited in the Nieuwe Kerk, the curator expressed his surprise about visitors touching art. In this post I argue that it is actually common practice.