Jeff Koons seeks to wring emotion from "empty" art

BASEL, Switzerland (Reuters) – U.S. pop artist Jeff Koons is seeking to fire up your emotions at a retrospective show of his work in Switzerland. Although some critics regard his work as empty kitsch, Koons has put 30 years of sculpture – including his famous Balloon Dog – into his first museum show in Switzerland along with the admission that his art is in eye of the beholder. Visitors to the Fondation Beyeler in Basel are met by a giant globe-like sculpture made of thousands of flowers. …

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