Famous Contemporary Artists, Ranked Artists
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Famous Contemporary Artists, Ranked

List of famous Contemporary art artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Contemporary art movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Contemporary art period artists are organized by popularity, so the best artists are at the top of the list. If you think the best Contemporary art artist isn't as high as they should be then be sure to give them an upvote.

A list made up of items like Yoko Ono and Brian Eno.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Contemporary art artists?" and "Who are the best Contemporary art artists?"

Almost every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You can use this fact-based list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then share it with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use regularly. (84 items)
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    Penis Landscape

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    The Gates, Package on Wheelbarrow, The Museum of Modern Art Packaged

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    Flexible, Fuego Flores, In Italian

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    Keith and Julia, Installation Shafrazi Gallery 1982, Micheal Stewart - USA ...

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    Seven Easy Pieces

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    Princess of the Posse, The Holy Virgin Mary, Prince amongst Thieves

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    Neo Rauch Übergang

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    Maman, Mamelles, Janus Fleuri

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    727

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    Leo, from the Leo Castelli 90th Birthday portfolio, Torqued Ellipse IV, ...

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    Untitled, Untitled, Untitled

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    Dave White Bison, Too Slow!, Warrior II

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    Fire, Money, Water, Sex, Looking East on 4th and C, Cremation Project, ...

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    new! Rope Piece, Untitled, Places for the Solitary

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    The Weather Project, The aerial river series, Multiple grotto

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    Untitled (Girlfriend), Untitled (Three Women with Heads Cast Down), ...

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    added by J.Z.Slawosky For violin and corsage, Hearring (Edition for Parkett 49), Electric Chair ...

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    David Lee

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    Large Girl with No Eyes

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    Tantra, Kissing, Transfiguration

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    Michael Jackson and Bubbles, Pink Panther, Woman in Tub

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    Cremaster 3: The Dance of Hiram Abiff, CREMASTER 2: The Drones' ...

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    Self Portraits / Scribble / Etching Portfolio, Self Portraits / Scribble / ...

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    Brancusi tree, Steven, Painter

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    The Tree, Falling Blue, Harbor Number 1

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    Tom Friedman Untitled, Untitled

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    La Berceuse (for Van Gogh), The Paths of the Wisdom of the World: ...

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    The Greeting, Passage, The Reflecting Pool

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    Untitled (Hands and Stains), from the series Raster, Untitled (Hands and ...

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    Bruce Nauman Life Fly Lifes Flies, from the Leo Castelli 90th Birthday portfolio, ...

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    Suspension of Disbelief (for Marine), Dervish

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    Martin Creed Work No. 227, The Lights Going On And Off

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    Richard Tuttle Whiteness 6, Ten, A, Wheel

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    Olympia, After The Thrill Is Gone, The Innocents

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    Ray Parker Invention, Untitled P-47, Untitled

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    d.p.b. 05, d.p.b. 03, d.p.b. 04

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    The Painter, Jen, Albino

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    Lahja (The Present), Talo/The House

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    Blue Sail

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    Axe, Tiger's Whip, And He Came Home When You Least Expected

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    Balanced menus for beauty using the mixer, Yesterday, Free Dimensions, ...

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    Chalk Circle, White Water Line, Small White Pebble Circles

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    Borrowing Your Enemy's Arrows

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