Read profiles of all 21 of our 2016 Future Greats artists

Juliana Huxtable, There Are Certain Facts that Cannot Be Disputed, 2015. Courtesy the artist Em'kal Eyongakpa, Untitled (t)here, 2014, photograph. Courtesy the artist Julia Weist, Reach, 2015, billboard, search result set, webpage, lamp in the artist’s home. Courtesy the artist and 14 Kyun-Chome, New Japan Paradise, 2013, radioactive waste, paint. Courtesy the artists Maria Taniguchi, Untitled, 2015, acrylic on canvas, 304 x 545 x 5 cm. Photo: Nick Ash. Courtesy the artist and Carlier/Gebauer, Berlin Hannah Black, Black Quadrilateral 1, 2015, steel, matt emulsion colour matched to artist's arm painted on MDF board, 183 x 243 x 40 cm. Photo: Lucie McLaughlin. Courtesy Arcadia Missa, London Gerard Ortín, Intravia, 2012-14, night walks for groups of 12 participants. Photo: Marc Vives. Courtesy the artist Nguyen Phuong Linh, The Dust Project, 2011-12, blueprint photograph. Courtesy the artist and Post Vidai Collection Tao Hui, Excessive, 2015, HD video, colour, sound 19:32. Courtesy the artist Ann Hirsch, Here For You (Or My Brief Love Affair with Frank Maresca) (still), 2011, digital video, 14 min. Courtesy the artist Janet Biggs, Point of No Return (still), 2013, single-channel HD video, 10 min 16 sec. Courtesy the artist; Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York; Analix Forever, Geneva; and Connersmith, Washingtonn, DC Zahoor ul Akhlaq, A Visit to the Inner Sanctum 4, 1996, acrylic on canvas, 211 x 142 cm. Collection Nurjahan Akhlaq and Sheherezade Alam Ana Mazzei, Monolito e a sentinela, 2015. Photo: Everton Ballardin. Courtesy the artist and Galeria Jaqueline Martins, São Paolo Loretta Fahrenholz, Ditch Plains (film still), 2013, HDV, 30 min. Courtesy Galerie Buchholz, Cologne, Berlin & New York Anne Speier, Untitled (Red Cabbage Laughing Cooks), 2014, paper, watercolour, acrylic, pencil, inkjet print and varnish. Courtesy the artist, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt am Main, Silberkuppe, Berlin Kelly Akashi, sslml or 5 breaths piercing a wall, 2015, blown glass. Photo: Zack Balber. Courtesy the artist and Michael Jon Gallery, Miami & Detroit Céderic Nové-Josserand, Un agneau souffle sur son âme pour qu'elle s'envole, 1993, oil on linen, 240cm x 200cm. Photo: Sébastien Nové-Josserand. Courtesy the artist Max Hooper Schneider, Accidental Menagerie, 2015, mixed media, 305x247x38cm. Courtesy the artist and Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles Aaron Fowler, BFF, 2015, mixed media, 213x264x25cm. Courtesy the artist and Diane Rosenstein, Los Angeles Part-time Suite, The Ballad of Real Estate (still), 2015, 2-channel HD video, 23 min 21 sec. Courtesy the artists

For our annual Future Greats issue, produced in association with EFG International, we asked artists, curators and critics to highlight artists who are setting new agendas in relation to the role and social relevance of art.

See right for links to all the artists' profiles.

First published in the January & February 2016 issue of ArtReview. 

24 June 2016.