Jeff Koons is one of the most talked about and definately one of the most influential artists of the modern era. His approach to art sparks alot of discussion, and his work is always captivating and headline making. Any insight into his workings is always fascinating. This interview which discusses themes of themes of money, desire, perfection, and moral responsibility. Filmed in his New York Studio with all those much discussed assistants in full view.

Don’t forget you can check out Koons debut shows as curator in NY right now, the group show Skin Fruit at the New Museum (through June 6th, 2010) and a survey of the work of Ed Paschke (a mentor of Koons) at Gagosian Gallery (980 Madison Avenue, through April 24th, 2010).

Video: Art21