Artists make you see the world in a more beautiful way. They pick up the beauty of this world and mix it with their intellect and produce something really magnificent. Their work gives an abstract view of the beauty of nature, people and their lives. There are so many popular artists in the world who have contributed a lot with their splendid art work. Artists really know how to play with colors and make living sculptures with their own hands. It takes enormous hard work and distinct skills to be an artist.
Have a look at the most famous and richest artists of 2013!
1) Damien Hirst
Net Worth: $1 Billion
Damien Hirst is an English entrepreneur, artist and an art collector. He is one of the richest and most eminent artists of the Young British artists. He is renowned worldwide and he is a living legend for the newbie artists.
2) Jeffery Koons
Net Worth: $500 Million
Jeffery Koons is a popular American artist who has a huge name when it comes to art. His work is viewed as a major art of historical importance which has received great praise all over the world.
3) Jasper Johns
Net Worth: $300 Million
Jasper John, who was born on 15th May 1930, is an American artist. His contemporary art is the prime reason behind his popularity and success. He is one of the richest artists of his times.
4) David Choe
Net Worth: $200 Million
David Choe is very prominent for his figure paintings which express elegance, style and desire. He is an American painter, graffiti artist and muralist.
5) Andrew Vicari
Net Worth: $142 Million
Area: Welsh Painter
Andrew Vicari is one of the richest artists in Britain who established a career with painting portraits of the most prominent personalities. He is famous for his figurative work in oil.
6) Takashi Murakami
Net Worth: $100 Million
Area: Japanese Superflat Artist
Takashi Murakami is a Japanese contemporary artist who is quite well-known for his work in fine arts and commercial media. He is an expert in painting and sculpture.
7) Anish Kapoor
Net Worth: $85 Million
Anish Kapoor is an Indian British sculptor. His art work is famous all over the world and his intellectual skills are what make him so popular. He is one of the richest artists of Indian origin.
8) Antony Gormley
Net Worth: $50 Million
Antony Gormley is best known for his sculpture named Angel of North. He is a British sculptor who has discrete knowledge and skills of art and sculptor.
9) Gerhard Richter
Net Worth: $40 Million
Area: Visual Artist
Gerhard Richter is a visual artist from Germany. He is best known for his abstract and photorealistic painted works. He believes in maintaining a single cohesive style.
10) David Hockney
Net Worth: $40 Million
David Hockney is a painter, print maker, photographer and a stage designer from England. He has a lot of contributions when it comes to pop art and he is one of the most influential and richest artists of the 20th century.