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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 24664
 
2 Rosemarie Trockel DE Cologne 1952 Schwerte mixed media 22149
 
3 Louise Bourgeois FR New York 1911 Paris sculpture / plastik 21845
 
4 Isa Genzken DE Berlin 1948 Bad Oldesloe sculpture / plastik 19756
 
5 Pipilotti Rist CH Los Angeles 1962 Grabs video / film 17303
 
6 Tacita Dean GB London 1965 Canterbury video / film 17124
 
7 Marina Abramovic DE Paris 1946 Belgrad video / film 16565
 
8 Jenny Holzer US Hoosick, N.Y. 1950 Gallipolis sculpture / plastik 16183
 
9 Mona Hatoum LB London 1952 Beirut sculpture / plastik 15546
 
10 Marlene Dumas ZA Amsterdam 1953 Cape Town painting 15436
 
11 Yael Bartana IL Israel 1970 Afula video / film 15228
 
12 Yayoi Kusama JP New York 1929 Nagano painting 14755
 
13 Yoko Ono JP New York 1933 Tokyo video / film 14685
 
14 Martha Rosler US New York 1943 New York installation 14064
 
15 Candida Höfer DE Cologne 1944 Eberswalde photography 13362
 
16 Hanne Darboven DE Hamburg 1941 Munich mixed media 13230
 
17 Valie Export AT Vienna 1940 Linz performance 13023
 
18 Roni Horn US New York 1955 New York photography 12481
 
19 Nan Goldin US New York 1953 Washington photography 12197
 
20 Barbara Kruger US Los Angeles 1945 Newark photography 11862
 
21 Joan Jonas US New York 1936 New York video / film 11405
 
22 Kara Walker US New York 1969 drawing 11232
 
23 Rineke Dijkstra NL Amsterdam 1959 Sittard photography 10851
 
24 Sophie Calle FR Paris 1953 Paris photography 10758
 
25 Ulla von Brandenburg DE Hamburg 1974 Karlsruhe installation 10755
 
26 Kiki Smith US New York 1954 Nürnburg painting 10472
 
27 Rivane Neuenschwander BR São Paolo 1967 Brasilien installation 10274
 
28 Louise Lawler US New York 1947 Bronxville photography 10026
 
29 Taryn Simon US New York 1975 New York photography 10000
 
30 Sherrie Levine US New York 1947 Hazleton painting 9880