Top 100 Art Figures

The ArtReview magazine has released its list of what it considers to be the top 100 people in art. They include gallerists, artists, curators, and art collectors from all parts of the world.

Gallery owner Larry Gagosian is number one, with a stable of famous artists and galleries placed in all the important places. He has five galleries located in London, New York and Beverly Hills. The artists he represents include giants like Andy Warhol, Georg Baselitz, Jasper Johns, and Cy Twombly.

Top40 in the Art World..

The full list of 100 can found at the Guardian-arts..

(position last year is in brackets)

1 (4) Larry Gagosian, dealer

2 (14) Glenn D Lowry, director, MoMA New York

3 (3) Sir Nicholas Serota, director, Tate

4 (24) Maurizio Cattelan, artist

5 (15) Samuel Keller, director, Art Basel

6 (10) Dakis Joannou, collector

7 (-) William Ruprecht, CEO, Sotheby’s

8 (1) Ronald Lauder, chairman, MoMA

9 (-) Robert Storr, US curator and academic

10 (7) Takashi Murakami, artist

11 (17) Iwan Wirth, dealer

12 (5) Gerhard Richter, artist

13 (2) François Pinault, owner, Christie’s

14 (-) Rem Koolhaas, architect

15 (28) Marian Goodman, dealer

16 (-) Steve Wynn, collector

17 (6) Charles Saatchi, collector

18 (48) Jeff Koons, artist

19 (9) Leonard Lauder, collector, philanthropist

20 (21) Zaha Hadid, architect

21 (-) Marc Glimcher, gallerist

22 (19) Eli Broad, collector and philanthropist

23 (-) Richard Serra, artist

24 (26) Adam D Weinberg, director, the Whitney

25 (-) Peter Brant, publishing magnate, collector

26 (77) Nicholas Logsdail, owner, Lisson Gallery

27 (-) König family, gallerists, publishers

28 (-) David Teiger, collector

29 (-) Olafur Eliasson, artist

30 (-) Daniel Buchholz, gallerist

31 (8) Maja Oeri, presides over Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation

32 (-) Amanda Sharp & Matthew Slotover, magazine publishers

33 (-) Jasper Johns, artist

34 (32) David Zwirner, gallerist

35 (43) Mick Flick, collector

36 (18) Barbara Gladstone, gallerist

37 (-) John Currin, artist

38 (27) Sadie Coles, gallerist

39 (-) Gary Garrels, director of painting and sculpture, MoMA

40 (-) Don & Mera Rubell, collectors

About Dion

Australian artist and observer of things.. all kinds of things. I like a wide variety of art, from the weird and wonderful to the bold and beautiful.. and everything in between.

Comments

  1. I find it sad that roughly 80% of the top 40 are men. Is the art world really that biased?

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