On 8 February Art Rotterdam revealed the Top 50 most important Dutch (living) artists of 2018. The list is composed by Manuela Klerkx, Oscar van Gelderen and Hans den Hartog Jager. Standards were international representation, international solo and group shows and auction results.

Nine out of the fifty artist are educated at the Rietveld Academie. Congrats Rineke Dijkstra, Fiona Tan, Guido van der Werve, Willem de Rooij, Jennifer Tee, Maaike Schoorel, Renzo Martens, Dana Lixenberg and Hannah van Bart.