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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.

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Joshua Dean, painting with limited palette CMYK
June 25, 2017| figurative painting

To better understand my phone, I started painting like a printer....

Marina Rolfe, exploring human vulnerability & strength
June 21, 2017| figurative painting

I’ve always been interested in people. The way they connect and...

Nicolas Maureau, modern day myths & allegories
June 17, 2017| figurative painting

The Sewers, above By revisiting the recurring themes of the iconography...

Sikander, fine art nude photography
June 14, 2017| photography

I formally learnt photography fresh out of high school, as I...

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