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List of famous installation artists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top installation artists in the world? This includes the most prominent installation artists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable installation artists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic installation artists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned installation artists.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, like Kara Walker and Guy Maddin.

From reputable, prominent, and well known installation artists to the lesser known installation artists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the installation artist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous installation artists ever?" and "What are the names of famous installation artists?" then you're in the right place. (27 items)
Agnès Varda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Installation Artists
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Agnès Varda is a French film director and professor at the European Graduate School. Her films, photographs, and art installations focus on documentary realism, feminist issues, and social commentary — with a distinct experimental style. ...more

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Age: 88

Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium

Profession: Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film Editor, + more

Credits: Last Tango in Paris, Cleo from 5 to 7, Vagabond, The Truth About Charlie, The Gleaners and I, + more

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Whitfield Lovell is a contemporary African-American artist who is known primarily for his drawings of African-American individuals from the first half of the twentieth century. Lovell creates these drawings in pencil, oil stick, or charcoal on paper, wood, or directly on walls. In his most recent ...more

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Age: 57

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Painter, Installation Artist

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Ann Hamilton is a visual artist known for large-scale multi-media installations, as well as her work in video, sculpture, photography, textile art, and printmaking. ...more

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Age: 60

Birthplace: Lima, Ohio, United States of America

Profession: Sculptor, Installation Artist, Artist

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Janine Antoni is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Installation Artists
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Janine Antoni is a contemporary artist, who creates work in performance art, sculpture, and photography. Antoni's works focus mostly on process and the transitions between the making and finished product. She often uses her body, as an entity or paying particular attention to body parts as tools, ...more

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Age: 53

Birthplace: Freeport, Bahamas

Profession: Sculptor, Installation Artist, Artist

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