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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 25946
 
2 Rosemarie Trockel DE Cologne 1952 Schwerte mixed media 23327
 
3 Louise Bourgeois FR New York 1911 Paris sculpture / plastik 23053
 
4 Isa Genzken DE Berlin 1948 Bad Oldesloe sculpture / plastik 21062
 
5 Pipilotti Rist CH Los Angeles 1962 Grabs video / film 17875
 
6 Tacita Dean GB London 1965 Canterbury video / film 17646
 
7 Marina Abramovic DE Paris 1946 Belgrad video / film 17312
 
8 Jenny Holzer US Hoosick, N.Y. 1950 Gallipolis sculpture / plastik 17144
 
9 Marlene Dumas ZA Amsterdam 1953 Cape Town painting 16912
 
10 Mona Hatoum LB London 1952 Beirut sculpture / plastik 16470
 
11 Yoko Ono JP New York 1933 Tokyo video / film 16155
 
12 Yayoi Kusama JP New York 1929 Nagano painting 15972
 
13 Yael Bartana IL Israel 1970 Afula video / film 15580
 
14 Martha Rosler US New York 1943 New York installation 14239
 
15 Valie Export AT Vienna 1940 Linz performance 13723
 
16 Candida Höfer DE Cologne 1944 Eberswalde photography 13722
 
17 Hanne Darboven DE Hamburg 1941 Munich mixed media 13546
 
18 Roni Horn US New York 1955 New York photography 12879
 
19 Barbara Kruger US Los Angeles 1945 Newark photography 12667
 
20 Joan Jonas US New York 1936 New York video / film 12594
 
21 Nan Goldin US New York 1953 Washington photography 12290
 
22 Kara Walker US New York 1969 drawing 11574
 
23 Sherrie Levine US New York 1947 Hazleton painting 11427
 
24 Sophie Calle FR Paris 1953 Paris photography 11392
 
25 Ulla von Brandenburg DE Hamburg 1974 Karlsruhe installation 11075
 
26 Rineke Dijkstra NL Amsterdam 1959 Sittard photography 11073
 
27 Rivane Neuenschwander BR São Paolo 1967 Brasilien installation 11022
 
28 Kiki Smith US New York 1954 Nürnburg painting 10785
 
29 Louise Lawler US New York 1947 Bronxville photography 10673
 
30 Taryn Simon US New York 1975 New York photography 10559