At the beginning: store-bought inflatable readymades.
From “The New,” his naïve tribute to industrial perfection.
A basketball is suspended in a saline solution in permanent “equilibrium.”
An early stainless-steel balloon toy, from his “Statuary” series.
Michael Jackson and Bubbles, from his “Banality” series.
One of the least explicit of the “Made in Heaven” works.
Puppy, the beginning of his please-love-me comeback.
His iconic giant stainless-steel Balloon Dog.
Tulips, his most expensive work, at $33.7 million.
A trompe-l’oeil-ish aluminum-cast lobster.
His Rosenquist-meets-Warhol “Hulk Elvis” paintings.
A plaster-cast classical sculpture with an added gazing ball.