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Figurative Art History

By December 28, 2016Uncategorized

“…What more attractive and challenging surface than the skin around a soul?” – Richard Corliss (1944-2015)

Below is an overview of some of the most innovative and influential painters from figurative art history to the mid-twentieth century. Starting in Ancient Greece, through the Renaissance into Romanticism, then Modernism, these artists articulated our view of the human form.
Up Next: Contemporary figurative works that push me out of my comfort zone.

Image source: http://www.figurativeartist.org/

“No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.” – Edvard Munch

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