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Trish Shwart, the jumpy narrative of contemporary life

Trish Shwart, the jumpy narrative of contemporary life

Stories are one of the ways we make sense of the world. Human beings are storytellers; we recount narratives based on the personal and the public. We tell fictional stories and factual stories about our lives and experiences. Stories communicate cultural and emotional truths. Over the last several years I have been looking for ways…

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Westcoast Figurative exhibition, video & reviews

Westcoast Figurative exhibition, video & reviews

Can’t make it to our exhibition in Gibsons, BC in person? Enjoy the exhibition here on this video. Westcoast Figurative Jan 12 – Feb 5 GPAG – Gibsons Public Art Gallery Gibsons, BC, Canada Jan DeGrass She started a website a few years ago – www.figurativeartist.org – that gathers images of contemporary figure art in drawing,…

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Dominik Wdowski, powerful sculpture from Poland

Dominik Wdowski, powerful sculpture from Poland

I am a sculptor. I deal with figurative sculpture – according to me it is a topic still not exhausted, full of inspiration. I would like my sculptures to evoke emotions and reflections, to delight with composition, movement, detail, and to reach into the hearts of the audience. I try hard to make it so…

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Westcoast Figurative, 7 artists of the human form

Westcoast Figurative, 7 artists of the human form

Through a line, a gesture, human voices wake us. Seven artists capture the human condition and form in their own unique and distinct figurative style. Bringing the human face into focus are Justin Ogilvie, Jay Senetchko, Andrea Armstrong, Maria-Margaretta from Vancouver and Jennifer Goodwin, Cindy Riach and Paula O’Brien from the Sunshine Coast. From delicate…

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Nils Gleyen, figurative painting the world of Haute Couture

Nils Gleyen, figurative painting the world of Haute Couture

January 11, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

Nils Gleyen is a painter drawing his inspiration from the world of Haute Couture and fashion in general. His association with houses in Paris and London such as Pierre Balmain, Hermès, Lulu Guiness, Anoushka Hempel initially revealed in him a passion for fashion illustration soon followed by paintings. He has been published in the Tatler,…

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Alison DeArruda, expressive & cubistically structured style

Alison DeArruda, expressive & cubistically structured style

My work features an array of subject matter and is rendered in a colorfully expressive and cubistically structured style, done with the use of acrylic, watercolor, and pencil. Recently my focus has been on portraiture, mainly that of iconic and influential figures. I aim to capture something within the individual that is identifiable and unique,…

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