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Jeff Koons

1955 - Today

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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: $58.4 million for Balloon Dog (Orange) in 2013 and $91.1 million for Rabbit in 2019.Critics are sharply divided in their views of Koons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeff Koons has received more than 2,065,999 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Jeff Koons is the 35th most popular artist (down from 29th in 2019), the 1,591st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,240th in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Artist.

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Among ARTISTS

Among artists, Jeff Koons ranks 35 out of 77Before him are Bernt Notke, Edward Burne-Jones, Méret Oppenheim, Barnett Newman, Ai Weiwei, and John Heartfield. After him are Jean-Michel Basquiat, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Theo Jansen, Herbert Bayer, Marcel Janco, and James Montgomery Flagg.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1955, Jeff Koons ranks 46Before him are Haitham bin Tariq, Brendan Gleeson, J. K. Simmons, Billy Idol, Ante Gotovina, and Héctor Cúper. After him are Michael Rooker, Martin Schulz, Billy Milligan, Pietro Parolin, Jorge Valdano, and Olga Korbut.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jeff Koons ranks 1,591 out of 15,968Before him are Axl Rose (1962), David Caruso (1956), Julia Child (1912), Aaron Burr (1756), Gore Vidal (1925), and Frank Drake (1930). After him are Alfred Stieglitz (1864), George Stevens (1904), Lady Bird Johnson (1912), Art Tatum (1909), Alan Kay (1940), and Harry Stack Sullivan (1892).

Among ARTISTS In United States

Among artists born in United States, Jeff Koons ranks 5Before him are Andy Warhol (1928), Roy Lichtenstein (1923), Keith Haring (1958), and Barnett Newman (1905). After him are Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960), Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848), James Montgomery Flagg (1877), Judy Chicago (1939), Vito Acconci (1940), Robert Indiana (1928), and Gilbert Baker (1951).