Jeffrey Lynn Koons (; born January 21, 1955) is an American artist approved for his fake dealing subsequently popular culture and his sculptures depicting nameless objects, including balloon animals produced in stainless steel when 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 photo album auction prices for a work by a lively artist: US$58.4 million for Balloon Dog (Orange) in 2013 and US$91.1 million for Rabbit in 2019.
Critics are gruffly divided in their views of Koons. Some view his play a role as pioneering and of major art-historical importance. Others dismiss his act out as kitsch, crass, and based on cynical self-merchandising. Koons has acknowledged that there are no hidden meanings and critiques in his works.