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Top 30 Artists alive contemporary art sculpture / plastik

Here you can find the most established contemporary artists, sculptures worldwide who use mostly the medium of sculpture - ranked by attention since 2004, as measured by the Art-Report method in the art world. In a broader sense that includes land art, light art and modern installation art.



ranking name nation lives in born born in medium gain 2016 total AR-points
1 Joseph Beuys DE Düsseldorf 1921 Kleve sculpture 7.3% 46522
 
2 Bruce Nauman US Galisteo, New Mexico 1941 Fort Wayne sculpture 4.9% 44382
 
3 Louise Bourgeois FR New York 1911 Paris sculpture 8.4% 28641
 
4 Olafur Eliasson DK Berlin 1967 Copenhagen sculpture 4.4% 26441
 
5 Ai Weiwei CN Beijing 1957 Peking sculpture 14.7% 25993
 
6 Isa Genzken DE Berlin 1948 Bad Oldesloe sculpture 10.5% 25881
 
7 Sol LeWitt US New York 1928 Hartford sculpture 6.9% 25783
 
8 Franz West AT Vienna 1947 Vienna sculpture 5.5% 23731
 
9 Carl Andre US New York 1935 Quincy sculpture 11.9% 22436
 
10 Mona Hatoum LB London 1952 Beirut sculpture 11.6% 22421
 
11 Thomas Schütte DE Düsseldorf 1954 Oldenburg sculpture 8.8% 22359
 
12 Erwin Wurm AT Vienna 1954 Bruck an der Mur sculpture 8.7% 21578
 
13 Richard Serra US New York 1939 San Francisco sculpture 5.5% 21408
 
14 Anish Kapoor IN London 1954 Bombay sculpture 10.9% 19789
 
15 Jenny Holzer US Hoosick, N.Y. 1950 Gallipolis, Ohio sculpture 4% 19224
 
16 Liam Gillick GB London 1964 Aylesbury sculpture 9.3% 19192
 
17 Donald Judd US New York 1928 Excelsior Springs sculpture 5.7% 18751
 
18 Alexander Calder US New York 1898 Lawton sculpture 13.8% 17912
 
19 Jimmie Durham US Berlin 1940 Washinton sculpture 4.9% 17745
 
20 Jeff Koons US New York 1955 York, PA sculpture 5.3% 17488
 
21 Alberto Giacometti CH Chur 1901 Borgonovo sculpture 13.5% 17435
 
22 Tony Cragg GB Wuppertal 1949 Liverpool sculpture 6.3% 17223
 
23 Jannis Kounellis GR Rome 1936 Piräus sculpture 9.3% 17061
 
24 Mario Merz IT Turin 1925 Milan sculpture 9.5% 16487
 
25 Claes Oldenburg US New York 1929 Stockholm sculpture 8.4% 15657
 
26 Maurizio Cattelan IT New York 1960 Padua sculpture 6.2% 15423
 
27 Richard Artschwager US Brooklyn 1924 Washington sculpture 4.6% 14868
 
28 Richard Long GB Bristol 1945 Bristol sculpture 7.8% 14209
 
29 Alicja Kwade DE Berlin 1979 Kattowitz, Polen sculpture 20.7% 14157
 
30 Pawel Althamer PL Warsaw 1967 Warsaw sculpture 3.5% 13452