Jeff Koons’ Monumental Balloon Flower (Blue) to Highlight November 2010 Evening Sale

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NEW YORK, NY.- Jeff Koons’ magnificent Balloon Flower (Blue) will highlight Christie’s New York’s November 2010 Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale. The work, executed from 1995-2000 is estimated from $12,000,000 to $16,000,000. Balloon Flower (Blue) is one of Koons’ most important outdoor sculptures and belongs to his acclaimed and beloved Celebration series, which has contributed to the artist’s global status and taken his market to the highest level at auction. In July 2008 Koons’ Balloon Flower (Magenta), 1995-2000, another unique version of this sculpture, broke a world record for the artist at auction, selling at Christie’s London for $25,752,051. There are only five Balloon Flowers in existence, each a