Who Was the Most Influential Artist of the Decade? We Surveyed Dozens of Art-World Experts to Find Out

Who Was the Most Influential Artist of the Decade? We Surveyed Dozens of Art-World Experts to Find Out

Industry leaders weigh in on which artists define the era. As the turbulent and event-filled 2010s come to an end, we asked more than 100 artists, curators, gallerists, and other art-world figures to tell us their picks of the most influential art and art-makers of the decade. Here is a selection of their responses. 

Titus Kaphar
Between the development of his work in painting, sculpture, and installation, his MacArthur Genius award, and the development of [New Haven art space] NXTHVN, Kaphar’s success has had a ripple effect on the next generation of public artists and curators.

—Bridget Cooks, professor of African American studies and art history, University of California, Irvine

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Artnet
Titus Kaphar, a painter and sculptor at his studio in New Haven, Connecticut. Courtesy of John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.