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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% 22615
 
2 Pierre Huyghe FR Paris 1962 Paris video / film 14% 20200
 
3 Bill Viola US Long Beach 1951 New York video / film 1.7% 20148
 
4 Tacita Dean GB London 1965 Canterbury video / film 5.6% 20113
 
5 Pipilotti Rist CH Los Angeles 1962 Grabs video / film 9.3% 19894
 
6 Rodney Graham CA Vancouver 1949 Vancouver video / film 4.7% 19868
 
7 Yoko Ono JP New York 1933 Tokyo video / film 8.3% 19693
 
8 Harun Farocki CZ Berlin 1944 Neutischein video / film 3.9% 19005
 
9 Yael Bartana IL Israel 1970 Afula video / film 2.5% 17105
 
10 Philippe Parreno DZ Paris 1964 Oran video / film 11.3% 16475
 
11 Tony Oursler US New York 1957 New York video / film 15.8% 15417
 
12 Joan Jonas US New York 1936 New York video / film 8.6% 15389
 
13 Matthew Barney US New York 1967 San Francisco video / film 6.9% 14662
 
14 Rosa Barba IT Cologne 1972 Agrigento, Italien video / film 17.6% 14564
 
15 Allora & Calzadilla US New York 1971 Philadelphia video / film 2.4% 14385
 
16 Walid Raad LB New York 1967 Chbanieh video / film 6.6% 14330
 
17 Paul Chan CN New York 1973 HongKong video / film 3.6% 13915
 
18 David Claerbout BE Brussels 1969 Kortrijk video / film 6% 13510
 
19 Hito Steyerl DE Berlin 1966 Munich video / film 28.6% 13426
 
20 Yang Fudong CN Shanghai 1971 Beijing video / film 1.5% 12683
 
21 Nathalie Djurberg SE Berlin 1978 Lysekil video / film 6.7% 12552
 
22 Artur Zmijewski PL Warsaw 1966 Warsaw video / film 1.9% 12447
 
23 Isaac Julien GB London 1960 London video / film 5.8% 12291
 
24 Markus Schinwald AT Berlin 1973 Salzburg video / film 2.1% 12118
 
25 Omer Fast IL Berlin 1972 Jerusalem video / film 7.6% 11955
 
26 Akram Zaatari LB Beirut 1966 video / film 6.6% 11836
 
27 Camille Henrot FR New York 1978 Paris video / film 12.5% 11770
 
28 Mark Leckey GB London 1964 Birkenhead video / film 15.4% 11627
 
29 Keren Cytter IL Amsterdam 1977 Tel Aviv video / film 3.4% 11620
 
30 Stan Douglas CA Vancouver 1960 Vancouver video / film 9.3% 11437