Creative 100: Artists and Authors to Follow

Discover the writers and visual creators making sense of an increasingly complex world

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During a year defined by tension, solitude and unrest, art again proved its value as a vital lens for how we make sense of the turbulent and changing world around us. Here are the artists and authors featured on this year’s Adweek Creative 100:

Temi Coker

Multidisciplinary artist


Reimagining icons: The silhouette of the Oscars statuette looked fairly different at the 2021 Academy Awards, due in large part to Temi Coker’s commissioned redesign, with the classic shadow now popping with bright bursts of color to honor the African Americans who had been trailblazers in the industry.



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This story first appeared in the June 7, 2021, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.