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Upcoming - contemporary artists until 50

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 2015
1 Guan Xiao CN Beijing 1983 Chongqing sculpture / plastik 1372 345.4%
 
2 Katja Novitskova ET Amsterdam 1984 Tallinn sculpture / plastik 1725 282%
 
3 Annika Kahrs DE Hamburg 1984 Achim video / film 1168 224.4%
 
4 Magali Reus NL London 1981 Den Hague sculpture / plastik 2650 208.9%
 
5 He Xiangyu CN Beijing 1986 mixed media 1443 208.9%
 
6 Sammy Baloji CG Lubumbashi 1978 Lubumbashi photography 1244 204.9%
 
7 Josh Kline US New York 1979 Philadelphia mixed media 1377 173.6%
 
8 Sam Falls US Los Angeles 1984 San Diego photography 1749 165%
 
9 Mykola Ridnyi UA Kharkiv 1985 Kharkiv mixed media 1280 158%
 
10 Yngve Holen NO Berlin 1982 Braunschweig sculpture / plastik 1585 157.2%
 
11 Julius von Bismarck DE Berlin 1983 Breisach video / film 1128 147.3%
 
12 John Skoog SE Frankfurt am Main 1985 Malmö video / film 1210 146.9%
 
13 Titus Kaphar US New York 1976 Kalamazoo, Michigan painting 1191 130.3%
 
14 Francesc Ruiz ES Barcelone 1971 Barcelone drawing/graphics 1425 123.7%
 
15 Jon Rafman CA Montreal 1981 Quebec video / film 2337 121.5%
 
16 Loretta Fahrenholz DE Berlin 1981 Starnberg video / film 3295 120.8%
 
17 Lucas Blalock US New York 1978 Asheville, NC photography 1076 120%
 
18 Korakrit Arunanondchai TH New York 1986 Bangkok painting 1430 120%
 
19 Ian Cheng US New York 1984 Los Angeles multimedia 1440 118.8%
 
20 Anne Imhof DE Frankfurt 1978 Gießen performance 2152 115.8%
 
21 Shelly Nadashi IL Brüssel/Paris 1981 Haifa multimedia 1490 112.8%
 
22 Daniel Steegmann Mangrané ES Rio de Janeiro 1977 Barcelone sculpture / plastik 1601 108.7%
 
23 Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz CH Berlin 2007 video / film 2273 108.7%
 
24 Christian Falsnaes DK Berlin 1980 Copenhagen installation 1768 105.1%
 
25 Kapwani Kiwanga CA Paris 1970 Hamilton video / film 1101 100.9%
 
26 Anicka Yi KR New York 1971 Seoul sculpture / plastik 2136 96.6%
 
27 Carla Zaccagnini AR Buenos Aires 1973 Buenos Aires video / film 2131 94.4%
 
28 Vandy Rattana Phnom Penh 1980 Phnom Penh, Cambodia multimedia 2481 90.6%
 
29 Andrew Dadson CA Vancouver 1980 White Rock, British Columbia mixed media 1362 86.8%
 
30 Lawrence Abu Hamdan TR London 1985 Nyampeta mixed media 2571 84.6%