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November ’21: Top 8 Artists with most Momentum

Monthly ranking of artists by momentum over last 90 days.

Artists are ranked by momentum, which reflects a combination of the absolute 3-month media index gain with the media share gain. This allows us to normalize the momentum of blue chip artists and momentum of emerging artists on the same scale.

The “*” denotes holdover from the previous month’s Top 10 list. 

Rank #1: Anicka Yi *

Media-Index: 5649
Momentum: 24.6%
Featured In:
The Guardian: Anicka Yi’s Turbine Hall; Sutapa Biswas: Lumen – review
Inexhibit: Anicka Yi’s friendly aliens populate Tate Modern in London
Purple.fr: “IN LOVE WITH THE WORLD,” AN EXHIBITION BY ANICKA YI AT TATE MODERN, LONDON

Rank #2: Alison Elizabeth Taylor

Media-Index: 746
Momentum: 19.7%
Featured In:
Artillery: Alison Elizabeth Taylor James Cohan / New York
ArteFuse: Alison Elizabeth Taylor: Future Promise at James Cohan, Walker St. NYC (Video + Photo Story)
Whitewall: Alison Elizabeth Taylor Offers a Future Promise in Our New Reality

Rank #3: Flora Yukhnovich

Media-Index: 680
Momentum: 14.1%
Featured In:
Artsy: Market Brief: Flora Yukhnovich’s Lush Abstractions Have Inspired an Astronomical Year at Auction
Artnet: A Painting by Flora Yukhnovich Just Sold for $1.2 Million, More Than 12X Its Estimate. Now the Art World Wants to Know: Who Is She?
Elephant: Flora Yukhnovich: Jean-Honoré Fragonard Taught Me the Immersive Power of Paint

Rank #4: Amoako Boafo

Media-Index: 5724
Momentum: 11.8%
Featured In:
Juxtapoz: Amoako Boafo “Soul Of Black Folks” @ MoAD, San Francisco
Artillery: Pick of the Week: Amoako Boafo Roberts Projects
Wallpaper: San Francisco’s Museum of the African Diaspora reopens with Billie Zangewa and Amoako Boafo

Rank #5: Domenico Gnoli

Media-Index: 1705
Momentum: 10.9%
Featured In:
Artribune: Great Domenico Gnoli exhibition at the Prada Foundation in Milan
Exibart: 07 NOVEMBRE 2021 Domenico Gnoli, l’originale. Da Prada, a Milano
La Stampa: Domenico Gnoli, an enfant prodige at the Prada Foundation

Rank #6: Sandra Mujinga *

Media-Index: 1129
Momentum: 8.7%
Featured In:
Artecapital: SANDRA MUJINGA NATURAL DE GOMA WINS THE PREIS DER NATIONALGALERIE
Spike: PORTRAIT: SANDRA MUJINGA
Culture Type: Latest News in Black Art: David Shrobe Joins Monique Meloche, Sandra Mujinga Wins Top German Art Prize

Rank #7: Diane Severin Nguyen

Media-Index: 380
Momentum: 5.5%
Featured In:
The Brooklyn Rail: Diane Severin Nguyen: If Revolution Is a Sickness
WWD: Artist Diane Severin Nguyen Found Inspiration in K-pop and Poland
Artforum: PORTFOLIO: DIANE SEVERIN NGUYEN

Rank #8: Jean Claracq

Media-Index: 615
Momentum: 3.1%
Featured In:
Artnet: What French Painter Jean Claracq Needs to Complete His Enchanting Miniatures: Instagram, Magnifying Glasses
France Culture: Jean Claracq, the youth of Art
Sortira Paris: FIAC 2021 : JEAN CLARACQ S’INSTALLE AU MUSÉE EUGÈNE DELACROIX

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