Jeff Koons' rooftop installation at The Metropolitan Museum opened today, featuring three stainless steel sculptures with transparent colored coatings. The three pieces are Balloon Dog (Yellow), Sacred Heart (Red/Gold), and Coloring Book, the last being the representation of a sloppily colored-in illustration of Piglet, from the Winnie the Pooh series.
The special exhibition opened today and will continue through October 26. The NY Times wrote the rooftop is "inhospitable site for sculpture," but "Their setting aside, Mr. Koons’s sculptures remain intellectually and sensuously exciting objects — 'Balloon Dog' is a masterpiece — and they are worth visiting under any circumstances." culturegrrl reports that Koons' "Tulips" was considered but ultimately deemed too big for the roof.