The Market's Hottest Artists

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

Photograph courtesy Christie's

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11. Carlos Cruz-Diez

Change since 2000: +2,341%

The art of Carlos Cruz-Diez, 89, explores the way color and light work, using painting and artistic installations. He was born in Venezuela and lives in Paris.

Top sale price: $722,500 for "Physichromie 164" (left) in May 2012.