Dover native Jeff Koons opened his new exhibit, "Jeff Koons Celebration" at the Neue Nationalgalerie, new national gallery, in Berlin, Germany, on Wednesday. The exhibition will be on display until Feb. 8, 2009.

The 53-year-old artist, who was recently named one of the 75 most influential people of the 21st century by Esquire magazine, also has an exhibit on display at the Palace of Versailles in France through mid December.

Koons last York County exhibit was in fall 2002 at York College.

He now resides in New York City.

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