The Market's Hottest Artists

By Ben Steverman - 2012-10-16T15:46:39Z

Photograph courtesy Christie's

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5. Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova

Change since 2000: +4,482%

Natalia Goncharova was a Russian avant-garde painter who also designed costumes and sets for the Ballets Russes in the early 20th century. Her works have been popular among Russian and Ukrainian collectors, according to Bloomberg News. Goncharova died in 1962 at the age of 81.

Top sale price: $10.9 million for "Les Fleurs" (left) in June 2008.