20 Most Influential Artists of 2020

This month, Artsy Editorial named the 20 Most Influential Artists of 2020, recognizing artists at the forefront of change during this unprecedented and unpredictable year—with the COVID-19 pandemic throwing years of exhibitions and art fairs into the balance, and the Black Lives Matter movement bringing to light the continued inequity and systemic racism present in the art industry. Below, browse a collection of works by the artists who inspired us and stood out as leaders through the many challenges of 2020. 

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