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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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Michael Prodanou, Fearless Figure Drawing

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Victoria Pitel, figurative ceramic sculpture

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Robert Mace Bent, figurative abstract visual poetry with nudes

My sense is that the act of painting records, in a...


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