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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 artists 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. (87 items)

Famous Contemporary Artists, Ranked Artists
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    The Gates, Package on Wheelbarrow, The Museum of Modern Art Packaged

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    For violin and corsage, Hearring (Edition for Parkett 49), Electric Chair ...

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    Seven Easy Pieces

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    Maman, Mamelles, Janus Fleuri

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    Giufà, la luna, i ladri e le guardie

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    The Tree, Falling Blue, Harbor Number 1

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

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    Flexible, Fuego Flores, In Italian

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    Penis Landscape

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    Tantra, Kissing, Transfiguration

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    Neo Rauch Übergang

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    Roof, Faultline, Ice left by the tide/Stacked and frozen/Worked quickly ...

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

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    Fire, Money, Water

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    Untitled, Untitled, Untitled

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    Living: More people will be building hiding places..., Living: More than ...

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    Rope Piece, Untitled, Places for the Solitary

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

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    Large Girl with No Eyes

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

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    Martin Kippenberger Untitled (Tralala), Untitled (Tutta Pasta), Untitled

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    Phillips 66, Flagstaff, AZ

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    Tom Friedman Untitled, Untitled

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    Sophie Calle Sophie Calle Selected Works Exhibitions News Publications Biography ...

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    Christo and Jeanne-Claude

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    Richard Tuttle Whiteness 6, Ten, A

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    The Painter, Jen, Albino

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    Lahja (The Present), Talo/The House

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    Chalk Circle, White Water Line, Small White Pebble Circles

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    Brancusi tree, Steven, Painter

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    Untitled, from the series Silueta Works in Iowa, Imagen de Yagul

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    March 16, 1993, from the Today Series

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    VBGDW, Vb26008 Ali (Galleria Lia Rumma, Naples

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    Falling on Deaf Ears Number 1, Distance No Object

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    The Greeting, Passage, The Reflecting Pool

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    Working drawing for Wall Drawing #565: On three walls, continuous forms .

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    Dave White Bison, Too Slow!, Warrior II

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    Chicago Installation

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    The Weather Project, The aerial river series, Multiple grotto

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    Untitled, from the series Dustballs, Untitled

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    Suspension of Disbelief (for Marine), Dervish

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