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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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All artists appear with their permission on this juried & curated site. Each artist presents artwork of high quality in their own distinct personal voice. We feature emerging artists, mid-career and artists at the upper end of very distinguished careers, many 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.

We have now more than 1100 artists, would you like to join us? Please submit your artwork.

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FROM THE BLOG

Cheryl Tall, figurative clay sculpture with character
February 22, 2020| ceramics, figurative sculpture

Cheryl Tall is a Southern California-based artist whose work focuses on...

Lyndall Bass, bringing discipline, courage and passion to my art
February 19, 2020| figurative painting

I paint Figure Paintings, Classic Still Life and Marionette Themes. I...

Carole Belliveau, fine art dolls to figures in landscape

My mother always told the story about me coming home from...

Reisha Perlmutter, underwater swimmers at night

“Inspired by the surreal experience of swimming underwater at night, and...


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