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.

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Arye Shapiro, sculpting & painting from life

I draw, paint, and sculpt from life. I draw in pencil and charcoal, paint in oil, and sculpt in clay. Some of my sculptures have been cast in bronze. About the Artist Arye Shapiro has been producing figurative art since 1998. He creates figure sculptures. drawings, and oil paintings primarily from life, as well as …

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Lucia Horakova, where time stands still

My paintings are telling mainly about relationship that shares human to human as well as the human to planet. They represent the story of the Earth and people, their lives at the river shores, originated in a time when the Earth and human didn’t form such separated units yet. Embodied temperament intertwined with aspects of …

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Rosalind Shaffer, ceramic portraits in raku

Seeking balance and harmony in an ever more chaotic world has lead me to create sculpture and vessels with a meditative spirit and a personal reflection on the human condition. Some of the pieces, particularly in the figurative and animal stoppered vessels collection, offer a humorous social commentary. Nature is a primary inspiration for my …

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