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One common passion – the art of the human form unites this talented group of contemporary international figurative artists. From serene and sublime portraits to quirky and surprising life studies, each artist offers their own unique style of capturing the human body for your discovery.

Creating connections – between artists & art collectors, galleries, students & art lovers.

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This is a juried & curated site. All artists appear with their permission. Each artist presents artwork of high quality in their own distinct personal voice. You will find emerging artists, mid-career and artists at the upper end of very distinguished careers. Many are highly regarded in their chosen fields of specialty.

While some do not wish to be defined only as figurative artists, the love for the human form is what unites them on this site.

In summer 2015, we passed 1000 artists, a new milestone! Would you like to join us? Please submit your artwork.

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Sara Swink, sharing dreams & imagination with clay

Sara Swink has come to suspect that clay is encoded in...

Victor Wang, brushy sunflowers & people
August 20, 2016| figurative painting

Artist Statement My path through life has been adventurous, exciting, and...

Colorful female nudes in figurative fine art
August 17, 2016| figurative painting

America Martin America Martin is an internationally represented Colombian-American fine artist...

Figurative sculpture, male torso, allegory & anthropomorphism

Tom Durham The sculptures and drawings are contemporary allegories that combine...


“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” Edgar Degas