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Top 30 Artists contemporary art Video / Film

Here you can find the most established artists worldwide who use mainly video and film as their preferred medium - ranked for attention since 2004, as measured by the Art Report method. This modern medium brought moving pictures in the gallery or the museum scene for the first time. The long existing prejudices against the video art and film medium is slowly but surely dismantled.



ranking name nation lives in born born in medium gain 2016 total AR-points
1 Nam June Paik KR New York 1932 Seoul video / film 5.6% 22675
 
2 Bill Viola US Long Beach 1951 New York video / film 1.7% 20586
 
3 Rodney Graham CA Vancouver 1949 Vancouver video / film 4.7% 20558
 
4 Pierre Huyghe FR Paris 1962 Paris video / film 14.3% 20433
 
5 Yoko Ono JP New York 1933 Tokyo video / film 8.6% 20391
 
6 Tacita Dean GB London 1965 Canterbury video / film 5.6% 20113
 
7 Pipilotti Rist CH Los Angeles 1962 Grabs video / film 9.1% 19859
 
8 Harun Farocki CZ Berlin 1944 Neutischein video / film 4.2% 19799
 
9 Yael Bartana IL Israel 1970 Afula video / film 2.5% 16925
 
10 Philippe Parreno DZ Paris 1964 Oran video / film 11.3% 16517
 
11 Joan Jonas US New York 1936 New York video / film 8.9% 15438
 
12 Tony Oursler US New York 1957 New York video / film 15.8% 15417
 
13 Rosa Barba IT Cologne 1972 Agrigento, Italien video / film 17.6% 14864
 
14 Matthew Barney US New York 1967 San Francisco video / film 6.9% 14662
 
15 Allora & Calzadilla US New York 1971 Philadelphia video / film 2.4% 14434
 
16 Walid Raad LB New York 1967 Chbanieh video / film 6.6% 14386
 
17 Hito Steyerl DE Berlin 1966 Munich video / film 30.6% 13990
 
18 Paul Chan CN New York 1973 HongKong video / film 3.6% 13915
 
19 David Claerbout BE Brussels 1969 Kortrijk video / film 5.9% 13720
 
20 Nathalie Djurberg SE Berlin 1978 Lysekil video / film 6.6% 12766
 
21 Yang Fudong CN Shanghai 1971 Beijing video / film 1.5% 12683
 
22 Artur Zmijewski PL Warsaw 1966 Warsaw video / film 1.9% 12447
 
23 Isaac Julien GB London 1960 London video / film 5.8% 12417
 
24 Akram Zaatari LB Beirut 1966 video / film 6.6% 12312
 
25 Omer Fast IL Berlin 1972 Jerusalem video / film 7.6% 12163
 
26 Markus Schinwald AT Berlin 1973 Salzburg video / film 2.2% 11998
 
27 Camille Henrot FR New York 1978 Paris video / film 12.5% 11860
 
28 Keren Cytter IL Amsterdam 1977 Tel Aviv video / film 3.3% 11780
 
29 Mark Leckey GB London 1964 Birkenhead video / film 15.4% 11731
 
30 Stan Douglas CA Vancouver 1960 Vancouver video / film 11.3% 11711