In the past months almost 1.000 artists and art lovers from all over the world, have nominated their most appreciated artists ever. A total of 306 different artists from 12 countries were entered.
These are the 30 most appreciated artists. They each received at least 8 votes:
1. Pablo Picasso (Spain) (103) ‘World’s most esteemed Artist Ever’
2. Rembrandt van Rijn (the Netherlands) (98)
3. Zadkine (France) (91)
4. Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simon (Italy) (87)
5. Vincent van Gogh (the Netherlands) (83)
6. Leonardo da Vinci (Italy) (79)
7. Claude Monet (France) (77)
8. Salvador Dali (Spain) (72)
9. Barbara Hepworth (United Kingdom) (68)
10. Chagall (Russian-French) (51)
11. Kadinsky (Russia) (46)
12. Edward Hopper (America) (43)
13. Rodin (France) (41)
14. Alberti Giacometti (Switzerland) (34)
15. David Hockney (United Kingdom) (29)
16. William Blake (United Kingdom) (16)
17. Henri Matisse (France) (14)
18. John Constable (United Kingdom) (12)
19. Andy Warhol (America) (12)
20. William Turner (United Kingdom) (11)
21. Damien Hirst (United Kingdom) (11)
22. Paul Gauguin (France) (11)
23. Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec (France) (10)
24. Paul Cézanne (France) (10)
25. Raphaël Santi (Italy) (9)
26. Peter Paul Rubens (Belgium) (8)
27. Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Italy) (8)
28. Keith Haring (America) (8)
29. Jackson Pollock (8)
30. Banksy (United Kingdom) (8)