The Market's Hottest Artists

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

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3. Cady Noland

Change since 2000: +5,488%

Cady Noland's works have relied on collage and sculpture to explore themes such as fame and violence in America. Born in 1956, she was called by Vice Magazine in 2003 "one of the most brilliant, highly influential and endlessly ripped-off sculptors of the 80s/90s."

Top sale price: $6.6 million for "Oozewald" (left) in Nov. 2011.