The world’s most influential photographers are in the top ten of the most influential people in the entire world according to the latest ranking released by the International Photographic Union.
The list was published Monday, just ahead of the Paris Peace talks between the world’s two largest economies.
The world’s 20 most influential writers and artists, which includes the likes of David Bowie, Jane Austen, Kurt Vonnegut and Robert Frost, also make the list.
The most influential images are from the 60 years of the International Press Photo Society, founded in 1929 and now known as the Photographic Society of America, which lists over 3,000 photographers.
Among the 100 most influential journalists worldwide are the editors of The New York Times and The Guardian, the authors of The Art of Manliness and The Book of Human Nature.
The most influential artists worldwide are Andy Warhol, Richard Prince and David Byrne.
The top 10 most influential photographs are from The New Yorker’s iconic photograph series of 1968-1969 and the 1963 cover of Time magazine.
The other most influential photograph series is the one by Henri Cartier-Bresson, the first to show the human face and the first shot of a pregnant woman in front of a window.
The next most influential series is that by Henri Matisse, who was known for the paintings that later became the signature of New York’s Museum of Modern Art, known for his avant-garde, surrealist paintings.
The series, titled The Work of Art in Times Square, was released in 1973 and features works by Paul Gauguin, Michelangelo, Picasso, Matisse and others.
The New Yorker, which was renamed in 1999, is one of the world “great” magazines, according to Forbes magazine.