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Who Are the Top 100 People in Art? ArtReview Releases Their List for 2012

ArtReview has released its annual Power 100, a list of the 100 most influential people in the art world. Heading the list is curator Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev followed by art dealer Larry Gagosian and Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. An oftentimes controversial list, the rankings given are based on “a combination of influence over the production of art internationally, sheer financial clout, and activity in the previous 12 months.” Comprising “artists, as well as collectors, gallerists and curators,” the list aims to provide a comprehensive look at the power players of the contemporary art world. If you’d like to check out the list in its entirety head on over to ArtReview’s site.

1. Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
2. Larry Gagosian
3. Ai Weiwei
4. Iwan Wirth
5. David Zwirner
6. Gerhard Richter
7. Beatrix Ruf
8. Nicholas Serota
9. Glenn D. Lowry
10. Hans Ulrich Obrist & Julia Peyton-Jones
11. Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani
12. Anton Vidokle, Julieta Aranda & Brian Kuan Wood (e-flux)
13. Cindy Sherman
14. Alain Seban & Alfred Pacquement
15. Adam D. Weinberg
16. Annette Schönholzer, Marc Spiegler & Magnus Renfrew
17. Marc Glimcher
18. Marian Goodman
19. Massimiliano Gioni
20. Jay Jopling
21. François Pinault
22. Klaus Biesenbach
23. Matthew Slotover & Amanda Sharp
24. Barbara Gladstone
25. RoseLee Goldberg

Date: /Author: James Shorrock
Category:  Arts/Tags:  Art, Ai Weiwei, Larry Gagosian, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, ArtReview, ArtReview Power 100
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