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Where list of contemporary artists marina abramovi born 1946 performance artist vito acconci 1940 2017 installation and performance artist bas jan ader 1942 1979 conceptual artist eija liisa ahtila born 1959 video artist peggy ahwesh born 1954 video artist rita ackermann born most important contemporary arts. Finally neo dada refers to works of art from the 1950s that employ popular imagery and modern materials often resulting in something absurd neo dada is both a continuation of the earlier dada movement and an important precursor to pop art some important neo dada artists include robert rauschenberg jasper johns robert morris and allan kaprow 100 most important contemporary artists.