In November 2012 alone, the contemporary art market made $1.068 billion, proving that it won't be crashing anytime soon. Prices and skeptics aside, there has been an overwhelming abundance of work that will undoubtedly stand the test of time. It may be too soon to call work from the past 10 or even 5 years iconic, but we aren't hesitating to do so. From work by RETNA to Maurizio Cattelan, Shepard Fairey, and Takashi Murakami, enjoy The 50 Most Iconic Artworks of the Past Five Years and let us know if you agree.

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