Since 2007, Ellie has been compiling a list of the names of 100 artists whose work she actually likes, admires or is inspired by. The list aims to help build a wider picture of the variety of practices that she considers worthwhile and of value to contemporary art discourse. The list is displayed below in alphabetical order. It is also subject to change and will be updated regularly:

Bas Jan Ader
Francis Alÿs
Artist Placement Group
Baktruppen
Tatsurou Bashi
Guy Ben-Ner
Joseph Beuys
Candice Breitz
Marcel Broodthaers
Sophie Calle
Maurizio Cattalan
Tomas Chaffe
Adam Chodzko
Claire Fontaine
Martin Creed
Robin Deacon
Richard Dedomenici
Michelle Deignan
Jeremy Deller
Marcel Duchamp
Brock Enright
Tim Etchells & Vlatka Horvat
Fischili Weiss
Doug Fishbone
FREEE
French Mottershead
Ryan Gander
Dora García
Gelitin
General Idea
Gob Squad
Dave Gorman
Rodney Graham
Tue Greenfort
Hans Haacke
Jens Haaning
Rebecca Ann Harris
Lucy Harrison
Jeppe Hein
Christine Hill
Carsten Höller
Stewart Home
Peter Horobin
Marc Horowitz
Host Artists' Group
Tehching Hsieh
The Hut Project
Pierre Huyghe
Alfredo Jaar
Tellervo Kalleinen & Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen
On Kawara
Emma Kay
Karin Kihlberg & Reuben Henry
Lucy Kimbell
Kimberley Clark
Martin Kippenberger
Seth Kriebel & Zoe Bouras
Isabelle Krieg
Michael Landy
John Latham
Lars Laumann
Matthieu Laurette
Lee Lozano
Cristina Lucas
Mad for Real
Kris Martin
Mark McGowan
Mathieu Mercier
Mike Nelson
Hayley Newman
Palle Nielsen
Roman Ondák
Nam June Paik
Cornelia Parker
Simon Patterson
Reactor
Tobias Rehberger
Mika Rottenberg
Petri Saarikko & Sasha Huber
Christoph Schlingensief
Lindsey Sears
Tino Sehgal
Marie Sester
Josh Shaddock
Becky Shaw
Jamie Shovlin
Joanna Spitzner
Frances Stark
Simon Starling
Gary Stevens
Jack Strange
Jon Thomson & Alison Craighead
Rirkrit Tiravanija
Keith Tyson
Mirjam van Tilburg
Bedwyr Williams
Aaron Williamson
Megan Wilson
John Wood & Paul Harrison
Artur Zmijewski

(Total 100)