10 Visual Artists Who Are Changing the Way We See Advertising, and the World

Advertising might not be art, but it's certainly artful. And it relies on the most skilled fine artists to keep its craft at the highest level. For Adweek's Creative 100, we've chosen 10 visual artists working outside the agency world who have an enormous impact on marketing today. Whether building their own brands or contributing to campaigns, these visual masters help create unforgettable work in a host of mediums, from photography to virtual reality to machine building.

@DaveGian davegia@hotmail.com David Gianatasio is a longtime contributor to Adweek, where he has been a writer and editor for two decades. Previously serving as Adweek's New England bureau chief and web editor, he remains based in Boston.