Top 200 artists since 1900

June 9, 2009
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Yesterday, the London Times published a list of the top 200 artists since 1900. The rankings were based on over 1.4 million votes.

Before you click over and take a look, let's have some fun:

1. See how many of the top 10 you can guess. (Hint: Gauguin only makes it to number 11. Rauschenberg to 13.)

2. Try to predict how many names you'll go through before you hit one you don't recognize? (I stumbled on 17, although I knew many that followed)

You can get to the list by clicking here. While I fully realize the absurdity of such rankings, I am impressed that 1.4 million votes came in.

So how did you do? Is there anyone you think is missing, underrated, or overrated? What biases pop out at you?
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