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Famous Male Contemporary Artists

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List of famous male contemporary artists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male contemporary artists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being contemporary artists. There are thousand of males working as contemporary artists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic contemporary artists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a contemporary artist then the people below should give you inspiration.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Takashi Murakami and Will Cotton.

While this isn't a list of all male contemporary artists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male contemporary artists?" and "Who are the best male contemporary artists?"
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    Shepard Fairey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Contemporary Artists
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    Shepard Fairey is a skateboarder, graphic artist and illustrator. more

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    • Age: 45
    • Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America
    • Profession: Illustrator, Designer, Graphic Designer, Contemporary artist, Artist
    • Credits: Beautiful Losers
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    Ai Weiwei is a film producer and film director. more

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    • Age: 58
    • Birthplace: Beijing, China
    • Profession: Film Producer, Cinematographer, Designer, Film Editor, Contemporary artist, + more
    • Credits: So Sorry, Ordos 100, Ping'an Yueqing, Fairytale, Chang'an Boulevard, + more
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    Takashi Murakami is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Contemporary Artists
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    Takashi Murakami is an internationally prolific contemporary Japanese artist. He works in fine arts media—such as painting and sculpture—as well as what is conventionally considered commercial media —fashion, merchandise, and animation— and is known for blurring the line between high and low arts. He ...more

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    • Age: 53
    • Birthplace: East Asia, Tokyo, Asia, Japan
    • Profession: Contemporary artist, Writer, Visual Artist
    • Credits: Star Watching Dog, Jellyfish Eyes
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    Damien Steven Hirst is an English artist, entrepreneur, and art collector. He is the most prominent member of the group known as the Young British Artists, who dominated the art scene in the UK during the 1990s. He is internationally renowned, and is reportedly the United Kingdom's richest living ...more

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    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Bristol, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Entrepreneur, Actor, Contemporary artist
    • Credits: Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London, Hanging Around
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    Gary Baseman is a film producer and a screenwriter more

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    • Age: 55
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Illustrator, Painter, Television producer, Screenwriter, Cartoonist, + more
    • Credits: Teacher's Pet, Teacher's Pet, http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0257325/
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    Julian Opie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Male Contemporary Artists
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    Julian Opie is a visual artist, and one of the New British Sculpture movement. more

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    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Contemporary artist, Artist
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    The Atlas is a contemporary artist, street artist, painter, photographer and videographer. more

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    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: France
    • Profession: Street artist, Videographer, Painter, Contemporary artist, Photographer
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    Jeff Koons is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Male Contemporary Artists
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    Jeffrey "Jeff" Koons is an American artist known for his reproductions of banal objects—such as balloon animals produced in stainless steel with mirror-finish surfaces. He lives and works in both New York City and his hometown of York, Pennsylvania. His works have sold for substantial sums of money, ...more

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    • Age: 60
    • Birthplace: York, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Contemporary artist, Artist
    • Credits: Milk
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