German artist Hito Steyerl tops contemporary art power list

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Film-maker and writer is first female artist named by ArtReview Power 100 as most influential person

Hito Steyerl, a German artist, writer and theorist known for taking a strong political stand and being unafraid to challenge the power of the art market, has been named the most influential person in contemporary art.

Steyerl is the first female artist to top the annual ArtReview Power 100 list, now in its 16th year.

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