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Top 30 female artists

 Find the most established contemporary art artists worldwide, regardless of their preferred medium, such as painting, installation, drawing, sculpture, photography or video - ranked by attention since 2004, as measured by the method of Art Report.



ranking artist's name country lives in birth date born in medium total AR-points
1 Cindy Sherman US New York 1954 Glen Ridge photography 24626
 
2 Rosemarie Trockel DE Cologne 1952 Schwerte mixed media 21983
 
3 Louise Bourgeois FR New York 1911 Paris sculpture / plastik 20935
 
4 Isa Genzken DE Berlin 1948 Bad Oldesloe sculpture / plastik 18798
 
5 Tacita Dean GB London 1965 Canterbury video / film 16891
 
6 Pipilotti Rist CH Los Angeles 1962 Grabs video / film 16865
 
7 Marina Abramovic DE Paris 1946 Belgrad video / film 16403
 
8 Jenny Holzer US Hoosick, N.Y. 1950 Gallipolis sculpture / plastik 15801
 
9 Yael Bartana IL Israel 1970 Afula video / film 15166
 
10 Mona Hatoum LB London 1952 Beirut sculpture / plastik 15108
 
11 Yoko Ono JP New York 1933 Tokyo video / film 14758
 
12 Marlene Dumas ZA Amsterdam 1953 Cape Town painting 14332
 
13 Yayoi Kusama JP New York 1929 Nagano painting 14265
 
14 Martha Rosler US New York 1943 installation 13998
 
15 Candida Höfer DE Cologne 1944 Eberswalde photography 13204
 
16 Valie Export AT Vienna 1940 Linz performance 12790
 
17 Roni Horn US New York 1955 New York photography 12520
 
18 Hanne Darboven DE Hamburg 1941 Munich mixed media 12226
 
19 Barbara Kruger US Los Angeles 1945 Newark photography 11812
 
20 Kara Walker US New York 1969 drawing 11797
 
21 Nan Goldin US New York 1953 Washington photography 11761
 
22 Ulla von Brandenburg DE Hamburg 1974 Karlsruhe installation 10959
 
23 Rineke Dijkstra NL Amsterdam 1959 Sittard photography 10859
 
24 Kiki Smith US New York 1954 Nürnburg painting 10450
 
25 Sophie Calle FR Paris 1953 Paris photography 10330
 
26 Sherrie Levine US New York 1947 Hazleton painting 10220
 
27 Rivane Neuenschwander BR São Paolo 1967 Brasilien installation 10134
 
28 Louise Lawler US New York 1947 Bronxville photography 10025
 
29 Diane Arbus US New York 1923 photography 9681
 
30 Nathalie Djurberg SE Berlin 1978 Lysekil video / film 9641