The Market's Hottest Artists

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

Photograph courtesy Christie's

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7. Chu Teh-Chun

Change since 2000: +3,198%

The paintings of Chu Teh-Chun, who was born in China in 1922, moved from traditional Chinese painting toward a more abstract style after he moved to Paris in 1955. He began incorporating Chinese calligraphy into his works in the 1980s.

Top sale price: $5.87 million for "Vertige Neigeux (diptych)" (left) in November 2009.