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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.
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All artists appear with their permission on this 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 now number more than 950 fine artists, would you like to join us? Please submit your artwork.

FROM THE BLOG

Melinda Crider, mysterious mythological characters, saints, hybrids

Mysterious mythological characters, saints, hybrids and goddesses underline my work. Other images formed from dreams to realities create the symbolism embedded within my figurative sculptures. I began my formal education at the Atlanta College of Art, focusing on painting and sculpture. In the Apprenticeship Program at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center I began an in-depth study …

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Ben Heine, Pencil Vs Camera: When Imagination Meets Reality

Multidisciplinary Artist With An International Mindset Ben Heine is a Belgian visual artist, journalist and music composer born in 1983 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, currently living and working in Brussels, Belgium. He is best known for his original series “Pencil Vs Camera“, “Digital Circlism” and “Flesh and Acrylic“. He has a Master degree in Journalism …

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Katie Ray, intriguing figures in costume

My interest in oil painting was first inspired by my love of Victorian house interiors. Without being a too obsessive about period detail, I wanted to embellish my old house with furnishings and decoration that was in keeping with the mood of the property. I found many prints and paintings that were both modern and …

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