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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 25578
 
2 Rosemarie Trockel DE Cologne 1952 Schwerte mixed media 22932
 
3 Louise Bourgeois FR New York 1911 Paris sculpture / plastik 22274
 
4 Isa Genzken DE Berlin 1948 Bad Oldesloe sculpture / plastik 20356
 
5 Tacita Dean GB London 1965 Canterbury video / film 17336
 
6 Pipilotti Rist CH Los Angeles 1962 Grabs video / film 17273
 
7 Marina Abramovic DE Paris 1946 Belgrad video / film 16911
 
8 Jenny Holzer US Hoosick, N.Y. 1950 Gallipolis sculpture / plastik 16564
 
9 Mona Hatoum LB London 1952 Beirut sculpture / plastik 16224
 
10 Marlene Dumas ZA Amsterdam 1953 Cape Town painting 16066
 
11 Yoko Ono JP New York 1933 Tokyo video / film 16007
 
12 Yael Bartana IL Israel 1970 Afula video / film 15368
 
13 Yayoi Kusama JP New York 1929 Nagano painting 14884
 
14 Martha Rosler US New York 1943 New York installation 14193
 
15 Valie Export AT Vienna 1940 Linz performance 13649
 
16 Hanne Darboven DE Hamburg 1941 Munich mixed media 13466
 
17 Candida Höfer DE Cologne 1944 Eberswalde photography 13356
 
18 Roni Horn US New York 1955 New York photography 12655
 
19 Nan Goldin US New York 1953 Washington photography 12320
 
20 Joan Jonas US New York 1936 New York video / film 12194
 
21 Barbara Kruger US Los Angeles 1945 Newark photography 12033
 
22 Kara Walker US New York 1969 drawing 11470
 
23 Sophie Calle FR Paris 1953 Paris photography 11072
 
24 Rineke Dijkstra NL Amsterdam 1959 Sittard photography 10989
 
25 Ulla von Brandenburg DE Hamburg 1974 Karlsruhe installation 10947
 
26 Kiki Smith US New York 1954 Nürnburg painting 10689
 
27 Rivane Neuenschwander BR São Paolo 1967 Brasilien installation 10582
 
28 Sherrie Levine US New York 1947 Hazleton painting 10533
 
29 Trisha Donnelly US San Francisco 1974 San Francisco mixed media 10370
 
30 Louise Lawler US New York 1947 Bronxville photography 10327