Anyone who thinks that success, money and the glory, for those who work in social interaction, communication, or art, only to arrive (or especially) after he died, he had not yet heard how they are able to collect from live these five artists listed below, with individual works or exhibitions.

#1 GERHARD RICHTER 

One of the most complex, particular and important living artists of the 21st century, but also one of the highest paid of all: in 2011 he sold works and achieved a total revenue of about $ 200 million!

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#2 JEFF KOONS 

The king of art kitsch, and strafamoso for his collection of Balloon Dogs: selling a Balloon 'Orange' has made ​​approximately $ 58.400, and is expected to grow the market value of the other dogs-balloons...

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#3 ANNIE LEIBOVITZ 

Photograph loved by fashion magazines and Hollywood stars (see photo of Demi Moore naked and with the belly); with the sale of photos of Keith Haring with the body painted in black and white theme with his way of painting, earned $ 57.458 well!

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#4 MAURIZIO CATTELAN 

It is not only America to hold records in terms of contemporary art: born provocateur, criticatissimo and absurd character which is the Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan has sold the sculpture of Pope John Paul struck by a meteorite, the modest sum of $ 886,000.

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#5 DAMIEN HIRST

One of the members of the Young British Art (do you remember the glass cases with dead animals inside? Here is what I mean!) With an auction held at Sotheby's in 2008, he made ​​no fewer than 92 million pounds by selling some works, overcoming even Picasso !!

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