Artists are loved by everyone and their work speaks the best about their talent and skills. There are many famous and big artists in the world among which some of them are men while women are also famous in this field. Some of their paintings are the master pieces that are created by these artists and are very special which are not sold normally, but special auctions are conducted for their selling. From many decades, many artists are famous in the world, and their paintings are loved by everyone in the world. The paintings that are displayed at auctions are very expensive, and only the real art lovers are willing to purchase them to display at their houses. These special paintings are purchased for displaying them at homes or different places that enhance the look of the whole place. These expensive and special paintings made by different women artists in the world are sold in auctions where many people put bids on them to grab them. There are many women artists but in this article we will only talk about the most famous and best top 10 ones in the whole world.
The following are top 10 best and expensive women artists in the world:
10. Barbara Hepworth:
Barbara Hepworth was a very famous and best English sculptor and artist as well. Her work was the considered as the true symbol of Modernism and modern paintings. She was one of the famous artists that was famous in the whole world and was a prominent artist. She used to live in St Ives in World War 2. The most famous painting of this artist was the Figure of Landscape which was made in 1960 and set many records in an auction as it was sold at the high price of $7.08 million.
9. Yayoi Kusama:
Yayoi Kusama is a very famous writer and artist of Japan. She was a very versatile artist as she had work in different varieties like performance art, painting, sculpture and collage as well. Yayoi`s paintings were very different and attractive, and most of her paintings were sold at the price of $7 million and its name was White No.28. It is estimated that almost 3,323 paintings of Yayoi are sold in the whole globe which shows her talent and popularity in the world. She also has a large number of followers on Instagram to recognize her paintings there.
8. Camille Claudel:
Camille Claudel was a much-known artist and sculptor. She belongs to a French much-talented family as she was the elder sister of the famous poet Paul Claudel. Her paintings are famous in the whole world and have many followers as well. His famous painting called The Waltz was sold at the high price of $8 million in an auction that was conducted in London for the displaying of modern and traditional art in 2013. At first, she worked with her teacher but later she started to paint separately.
7. Tamara de Lempicka:
Tamara de Lempicka was a Polish Art artist but was later very famous for her art work and paintings in the world. The artist was also considered as the glamorous star in the world. Many famous Hollywood celebrities of the world also love work with this artist, and they have her paintings in their house as well. She is much famous because of her portraits that were sold in auction at the high price of $8.5 million. She was also famous because she was the most famous artist of Madonna.
6. Cady Noland:
Cady Noland is a famous international artist who works with almost all types of art. She has made paintings of different themes that are very famous in the world. Her most of the work displayed in different big museums of the world since 1991. She has studied at the famous Sarah Lawrence College and much educated which can be completely seen from her work. Her most expensive painting was Bluewald in 1989 and was sold in auction at the high price of $9.8 million.
5. Louise Bourgeois:
Louise Bourgeois was a good and best artist, and she belongs to America. Her work completely depicts the colors of modernism and traditional art which combined looks are very beautiful and attractive. She was also named as the founder of Confessional work in art. Her all paintings are the true representation of anxiety and loneliness. The best painting of this artist was the bronze sculpture that was sold at auction in New York at the price of $10.7 million in 2011.
4. Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova:
Natalia was considered as the best artist, writer, set designer and painter as well. She belongs to Russia. She was the wife of the famous poet Alexander Pushkin. She had set many records by selling her paintings for a high price in the whole world. Her most famous painting was the Fieryless Fleurs, which was made in 1912 but was sold at auction in 2008 at the price of $10.8 million. It was very attractive painting that was very colorful and looks very beautiful when displayed.
3. Berthe Morisot:
Berthe Morisot was a very famous and successful painter of Paris. She has started exhibiting her painting collection in different years since 1864. She started to exhibit her work in the world at a very young age that was a big achievement for her. She was also known for her impressionist and her special paintings that are customized and set many records in 2013 as her painting was sold for almost $11 million at Christie London. It was a very nice and decent painting that made her more known in the earth.
2. Joan Mitchell:
Joan Mitchell was considered as the artist of 2nd generation and famous painter of the world. She has worked a lot on the different themes. She was also famous because she was also the member of the American Abstract movement. She gained a lot of public reorganization in the world. Her paintings are displayed in all big museums of the whole Europe and America. Her most expensive painting was sold for the high price of $12 million and was sold in an auction.
1. Georgia O`Keeffe:
Georgia was the famous American artist of the world. Her work was first displayed in the art community of New York in 1916. Her most expensive painting was the White Flower no. 1 which was made in 1932 and was sold at the high price of $44 million. The auction was conducted to display all the special paintings of the female artists of the world. Her second most expensive artwork was Calla Lily for the price of $9 million.
List of Most Expensive Women Artists Work at Auction
|1||Georgia O`Keeffe||$ 44 Million|
|2||Joan Mitchell||$ 12 Million|
|3||Berthe Morisot||$ 11 Million|
|4||Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova||$ 10.8 Million|
|5||Louise Bourgeois||$ 10.7 Million|
|6||Cady Noland||$ 9.8 Million|
|7||Tamara de Lempicka||$ 8.5 Million|
|8||Camille Claudel||$ 8 Million|
|9||Yayoi Kusama||$ 7 Million|
|10||Barbara Hepworth||$ 7.08 Million|
The above ranking of the top 10 most expensive women in the world is given according to the prices for which they were sold at auctions. All these women artists are famous in the whole world, and their work is loved by everyone. There have millions of fans in the world, especially of their work. The value of these artists is very high due to their successful art work and paintings sold in the world.