List of Famous Installation Artists

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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.

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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 on Wikipedia

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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 work, these drawings are paired with found objects that Lovell collects at flea markets and antique shops. Lovell is currently represented by DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY. ...more on Wikipedia

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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 on Wikipedia

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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, utilizing her mouth, hair, eyelashes, and, through technological scanning, the brain, to perform everyday activities to create her artwork. Antoni has cited Louise Bourgeois as a strong artistic influence, referring to Bourgeois as her 'art mother.' Antoni graduated from Sarah Lawrence College with a BA, and from the Rhode Island School of Design with an MFA in 1989. She was a 1998 MacArthur Fellow ...more on Wikipedia

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