Ranking

Iceland’s top ranked artists on Artfacts.

Land of fire, ice, and talented artists. Did you know that you can look at the top ranked artists of any country by typing that country into our search engine? Once on the country page, scroll down to artists, click “sort by rank” and voila! This week we’re looking at…

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A closer look at two leaders of their fields.

In another of our “Top artists from…” series, this week we will be focusing on Canada, and discussing two of their world-renowned artists. Jeff WallRanked 2 in Canada, 150 Globally The “cinematographic” works of Jeff Wall often appear as though he always happens to be in the right place at the right time…

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Nigerian Artists …

Two unique artists to follow. This week, we’re bringing you another edition of our monthly ‘Top male and female artists from…’ series. Let us introduce to you: Njideka Akunyili Crosby, ranked 900 globally, and No. 2 in Nigeria, and Emeka Ogboh ranked 941 globally, and No. 3 in Nigeria. (Otobong Nkanga is No.1 in Nigeria, but…

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South Korean artists topping the ranks

Welcome to the new year!Over here in Berlin, it’s still grey, it’s still cold and we’re still locked down, so we thought we’d take you travelling instead to the beautiful, bountiful in culture, art, fashion, and bibimbap: South Korea. That’s right, it’s time for the next of our ‘Top Male…

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Top Ranked Artists from New Zealand

We’re introducing something a little new. Each month we will select a country to deliver details on it’s top-ranking artists. To begin this journey, we introduce the top-ranked male and female artist from New Zealand. Simon Denny, Ranked 243 Globally, and No. 1 in New Zealand. and Francis Upritchard Ranked 1394 globally,…

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Lists for years bring new discoveries

Let us introduce to you, the one list to rule them all.Ok… that’s perhaps slightly overstated, but we are quite excited. We have created Year Lists.Finally you will be able to click on a year to find corresponding detailed information from our vast database. For any selected year, you will discover:_The…

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Different styles, similar successes.

As per usual we’ve been playing with our data and this week our attention was caught by artists who have seen a significant increase in ranking in the last 5 years. With completely different approaches, techniques, themes and mediums, two of these artists are; Vienna based Italian, Pablo Chiereghin, and New…

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There’s power in numbers.

Today we’re redirecting your gaze, shifting it away from the individual artist to explore that of the Collective instead. What are the purported benefits of being in a collective? Is there freedom enabled by working together? A blending of interdisciplinary fields, ideas, skills, and opinions allowing room for greater statements…

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Persistence and perseverance predict promising progression.

This week we’re once again delivering some special artists to your inbox. We wanted to focus on living artists with a long career, because let’s be honest, although it is the wish of many, it’s no small task. We tend to believe that artist success is created early and quickly, sometimes…

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