Jeff Koons

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Jeff Koons

Jeffrey L. Koons (; born January 21, 1955) is an American artist recognized for his work dealing with popular culture and his sculptures depicting everyday objects, including balloon animals – produced in stainless steel with mirror-finish surfaces. He lives and works in both New York City and his hometown of York, Pennsylvania. His works have sold for substantial sums, including at least two record auction prices for a work by a living artist, including $91.1 million with fees in May 2019, for his Rabbit, purchased by Robert E. Mnuchin according to a New York Times article.On November 12, 2013, Koons' Balloon Dog (Orange) sold at Christie's Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale in New York City for US$58.4 million, above its high US$55 million estimate, becoming the most expensive work by a living artist sold at auction. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeff Koons has received more than 1,819,707 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 28th most popular artist.

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Among artists, Jeff Koons ranks 29 out of 61Before him are Josef Albers, David Hockney, Ai Weiwei, Akira Yoshizawa, Émile Gallé, and Keith Haring. After him are Bernt Notke, Edward Burne-Jones, Méret Oppenheim, John Heartfield, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Barnett Newman.

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Among people born in 1955, Jeff Koons ranks 36Before him are Mark David Chapman, Dodi Fayed, Marcelo Bielsa, John Grisham, J. K. Simmons, and Martin Schulz. After him are Shoko Asahara, Héctor Cúper, Gary Sinise, Roland Emmerich, Brendan Gleeson, and François Cluzet.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jeff Koons ranks 1,240 out of 12,171Before him are Frank Langella (1938), Tecumseh (1768), Marion Zimmer Bradley (1930), Cesar Romero (1907), Anne Hathaway (1982), and James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834). After him are Jane Wyman (1917), Alan Bean (1932), Aaron Burr (1756), John C. Mather (1946), Benedict Arnold (1741), and Robin Cook (1940).

Among ARTISTS In United States

Among artists born in United States, Jeff Koons ranks 4Before him are Andy Warhol (1928), Roy Lichtenstein (1923), and Keith Haring (1958). After him are Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960), Barnett Newman (1905), Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848), Robert Indiana (1928), James Montgomery Flagg (1877), Judy Chicago (1939), Vito Acconci (1940), and Mary Blair (1911).