What was searched in 2022?

Once again, we begin this year with a look at the 2022 annual list of the artists you search for most often.

Status: 24.02.2023
Unfortunately, a “copy-and-paste error” crept in during the first publication, which initially made us wonder about the results, but then led us to take another closer look at the search queries. We discovered that the first 50 search queries were unfortunately lost during the copying process. We apologise and here are your correct Top 20 in 2022:

1. Max Ernst
2. Vincent van Gogh
3. Henri Matisse
4. Caravaggio
5. Claude Monet
6. Caspar David Friedrich
7. Hannah Höch
8. Otto Dix
9. René Magritte
10. Frida Kahlo
11. Cindy Sherman
12. Pablo Picasso
13 Gabriele Münter
14. Paul Klee
15. Jackson Pollock
16. Rebecca Horn
17. Gerhard Richter
18. Louise Bourgeois
19. Hilma af Klint
20. Gustav Klimt

Status: 17.01.2023

Paula Modersohn-Becker made it to the top in 2022, replacing Caspar David Friedrich, who did not make it into the top 20 in your searches. At 1, Paula Modersohn-Becker is thus of course also the most searched artist.

Paula Modersohn-Becker. View from the artist’s studio window in Paris, 1900, oil tempera, cardboard, 48.7 × 37 cm, Bremen; ArteMIS, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Kunsthistorisches Institut.

Here are your top 20 in 2022:

1. Paula Modersohn-Becker
2. Salvador Dali
3. Gustave Courbet
4. Albrecht Dürer
5. Claes Oldenburg
6. Marcel Duchamp
7. Man Ray
8. August Sander
9. Max Beckmann
10. Wolfgang Tillmanns
11. Jan van Eyck
12. Edvard Munch
13. Roy Lichtenstein
14. Franz Marc
15. Hieronymus Bosch
16. Berthe Morisot
17. Nan Goldin
18. Paul Gauguin
19. George Grosz
20. Giovanni Bellini

For Monopol, Google has been compiling a list of the most searched artists in Germany since 2013. In 2022, these ten living artists aroused the most interest on the platform:

1. Banksy
2. Gerhard Richter
3. Yoko Ono
4. Kaws
5. Marina Abramovic
6. David Hockney
7. Jeff Koons
8. Cindy Sherman
9. Damien Hirst
10. Wolfgang Tillmanns

So there we have a match. Your top 10 is also the top 10 in this list: Wolfgang Tillmanns.