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Upcoming - contemporary artists until 40

Here you will find contemporary artists worldwide who are until 40 years old and have taken over the past year the highest percentage gain in attention in the art scene.
A score of 100 points in the year before is one condition for the selection, as well as an overall score of at least 1000 in the years since 2004.



ranking name nation lives in born born in medium total AR-points gain 2016
1 Adam Linder AU Los Angeles 1983 Sydney performance 1621 335.9%
 
2 Martine Syms US Los Angeles 1988 Los Angeles New Media 2500 309.8%
 
3 Anna-Sophie Berger AT Vienna 1989 Vienna mixed media 1797 171.7%
 
4 Cécile B. Evans US London 1983 Cleveland New Media 3850 156.2%
 
5 Nicolas Party CH Lausanne 1980 Lausanne painting 2453 139%
 
6 Park McArthur US New York 1984 Raleigh, North Carolina sculpture 2747 130.3%
 
7 Toulu Hassani IR Hannover 1984 Ahwaz, Iran mixed media 1824 129.4%
 
8 Njideka Akunyili Crosby NG Los Angeles 1983 Enugu painting 3033 117.1%
 
9 Guan Xiao CN Beijing 1983 Chongqing sculpture 3870 115.3%
 
10 Rachel Rose US New York 1986 New York video / film 3536 113%
 
11 Hicham Berrada MA Paris 1986 Casablanca New Media 1495 109.8%
 
12 Studio for Propositional Cinema DE Düsseldorf 2013 Düsseldorf New Media 2394 108.6%
 
13 Luke Willis Thompson NZ Frankfurt am Main 1988 Auckland mixed media 1617 107.6%
 
14 Alex Da Corte US Philadelphia 1981 Camden mixed media 2632 107%
 
15 Yuri Pattison IE London 1986 Dublin mixed media 2592 106.5%
 
16 Josh Kline US New York 1979 Philadelphia mixed media 3248 105%
 
17 Matthew Brandt US Los Angeles 1982 Los Angeles photography 1100 100.3%
 
18 Henning Fehr DE Düsseldorf 1985 Erlangen video / film 1777 93.3%
 
19 Alisa Baremboym RU New York 1982 Moscow sculpture 1223 92.7%
 
20 Iza Tarasewicz PL Poznan 1981 Bialystok drawing/graphics 1232 90%
 
21 Rachel Maclean GB Glasgow 1987 Edinburgh New Media 2092 87.2%
 
22 Philipp Timischl AT Vienna 1989 Graz mixed media 1121 85.9%
 
23 Nástio Mosquito AO Lissabon 1981 Luanda New Media 1810 85.6%
 
24 Guerrilla Girls US New York 1985 New York New Media 3728 84.2%
 
25 Rayyane Tabet LB New York 1983 Ashqout, Lebanon sculpture 3491 83.4%
 
26 Lawrence Abu Hamdan TR London 1985 Nyampeta mixed media 4368 81.4%
 
27 Katja Novitskova EE Amsterdam 1984 Tallinn sculpture 4853 80.1%
 
28 Kevin Beasley US New York 1985 Lynchburg, VA sculpture 3142 76.7%
 
29 Eduardo Navarro AR Buenos Aires 1979 Buenos Aires mixed media 1766 74.8%
 
30 Brent Wadden CA Berlin 1979 Glace Bay, Kanada mixed media 1366 74.6%