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  Figure painting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Figure painting is a form of the visual arts in which the artist uses a live model as the subject matter of a two-dimensional piece of artwork using paint as the medium.
The live model can be either nude or partly or fully clothed and the painting is a representation of the full body of the model.
It is analogous in most respects to figure drawing, which is usually done in crayon, ink, pencil, watercolor or mixed media on paper.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Figure_painting   (195 words)

 The New Figurative Painting, an essay on metanoetic art
On the other hand art as an idea, that is: abstracted out of the object, went through conceptual art and installations and gradually turned in on its own source in bodyart in a display of the fragile source of both art as idea and art as object.
It continues it in the sense that art is nonmanifest and transcends the work of art, thus any form of art can be a suitable vehicle, and since metanoesis is timeless and spaceless, it is present in all cultures and times.
Metanoetic art must for these reasons, as i shall soon elaborate further, be figurative, but figurative in a way, and for reasons, that figurative art has never been before.
www.janesmann.com /Articles/aesthetics.html   (3029 words)

 Figurative art: focus on J. Azocar figurative art and his new vision of the world
Azocar's figurative art is a kind of desperate poetry, a strange way of dealing with distress by derision.Using figurative art, J. ocar shows the world with an extreme but under control violence.
From colour to language, from chromatic transposition of situations and feelings to cultural implications and winks, Azocar figurative art is a new vision of the world.
Figurative art paintings span the masters and the modernists.
www.azocar.net /figurative_art.html   (168 words)

  Classical figurative fine art oil paintings & pastels by Richard R Young Art
Predominantly figurative, the tendency of my artwork is towards carefully composed anonymity, capturing the emotions and self belief of the subject, rather than characteristic individual representation.
Art should be viewed, pondered, admired, exhibited, proudly displayed, carefully scrutinized, and in order to benefit to the fullest extent possible, it should be understood from the perspective of its creator - the professional artist.
I personally invite all art lovers of the purest form, whether you're an established or prospective client, a corporate buyer, an individual seeking knowledge, or you're simply interested in discovering more about my exclusive artwork, to come into my world, enjoy my finest works, and find out more.
www.ryoung-art.com   (799 words)

 Figurative artists, prints, pictures and artwork   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I purposefully avoided art college as I was unsure about becoming a part of the great out-wash that appeared to be the end product of the system.
Sarah was encouraged from a young age to pursue her interest in drawing which led to a course in art and d....
Born in Oxford in 1964, his encounter with art began at early age- pencil drawings and colour sketches were the foundati....
www.collect-art.com /expandstyle.asp?cno=7   (932 words)

 Abstract art paintings by unknown and famous artists
Generally abstract art is defined as a break with the idea that paintings should depict reality.
Looking at the post-WW II period, in which abstract art in America was gaining momentum, one may get the impression that American abstract art has been decorative, rather than intellectual, with the emphasis in the paintings of abstract expressionism being on the creative process itself.
Contemporary paintings no longer reflect a contraposition between abstract art and figurative art, but these styles either come together in paintings by contemporary artists, or exist side by side in pure figurative paintings or pure abstract art paintings.
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 Arts Unlimited | Arts features | The next big thing? There isn't one
Being Present has already attracted a certain amount of publicity because it has been taken to mark a resurgence of figurative painting, at a time when, according to the catalogue, "figurative painting is criticised by some as a traditional mode of representation that is out of touch with the realities of contemporary life".
The assumption that figurative painting in particular is under threat, or somehow ignored by public and private institutions, or, as one of the artists in Being Present put it last week, "the prevailing argument in the art world seems to be that [representational painting] is an archaic form of expression", is actually a nonsense.
They are infuriated by the absence of certainties in current art, and by what they continually see as artists and museum curators, critics, theorists and dealers "pulling the wool over the public's eyes", in some weird conspiracy.
arts.guardian.co.uk /features/story/0,11710,1219231,00.html   (1151 words)

 Abstract Art
Abstract art is not an invention of the twentieth century.
In the twentieth century Wassily Kandinsky is considered as the inventor of non-figurative art.
It is less a style than a concept of performing art in a spontaneous way without the limits of conventional forms.
www.artelino.com /articles/abstract_art.asp   (496 words)

 Figurative art by Bryce Brown | Contemporary New Zealand Art, Figurative Art, art, Modern art
It's diversity is as great as the figures that dwell upon it.
As a young country we are developing rapidly with so many changes in the last one hundred years, we sometimes struggle to keep up.
Capturing the people and surroundings of the New Zealand landscape on canvas is something that will continue to motivate me for many years.
www.brycebrownart.com   (224 words)

Abstract art is, in principle, such that its subject matter is abstracted from the visible world, but to such a degree that it is viewed without obvious reference to the source.
Graduate School of Figurative Art of the New York Academy of Art.
Institute of Art and Law: "An independent research and educational organisation, founded in 1995, that analyses the interface between the world of art and antiquities and that of law." Leicester, UK.
galabia.com /vl   (1949 words)

 Robin Fitzgerald Charlsen - Broken Art Studios   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Art, disciplined activity that may be limited to skill or expanded to include a distinctive way of looking at the world.
Art is skill at performing a set of specialized actions, as for example, the art of gardening or of playing chess.
Art provides the person or people who produce it and the community that observes it with an experience that might be aesthetic, emotional, intellectual, or a combination of these qualities.
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 Art Gallery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Work of Art is an alchemical activity, a result of inspiration, which is of a spiritual nature.
So, art is in its base spiritual activity - the communication between the human with deep secrets of his existence.
Painting is a magical space of metaphysical secret and a state of transcendence above and beyond the limits of material experience, in which ability of seeing the whole picture, that basic art bastion made of triad: spirit-eye-hand must not be destroyed.
www.gordana-batic.com   (87 words)

 figurative art online romantic pictures paintings
Figurative art online as a means of showing the world his figurative paintings, as well as the opportunity for art lovers to buy a painting directly from the web site has played a large part in John's enthusiasm for figurative paintings over the last number of years.
"Rhapsody in Red" is just one romantic idea from his online figurative art gallery.This image is one of a series of romantic pictures which studies the impact of a red glow abstract background, red sheets, dark passages, and direct studio lighting on the female modelwho is suffused with colour.
Other figure studies from the series,"Lady in Red" may be viewed at John's online figurative art gallery.
www.johnstoa.co.uk /rhapsodyinred.htm   (113 words)

 Art by RANNA (TM) - Contemporary Artist - figurative art,contemporary figurative art,contemporary figurative artist
Ranna's figurative art speak to us of a strange spiritual tension pervading the inner worlds of seekers after introspection and of inversions in our lives.
Visually, this figurative art confounds expectation, turns us on our heads, suspends us in unfamiliar territory.
This is contemporary figurative art at its best: quietly disconcerting yet thrilling.
www.ranna.com /newviewpoints.htm   (180 words)

 online art gallery erotic art limited edition prints nude model
, erotic art, romantic art, still life, many painted on stretched box canvas, snow scenes, many of which are used as Christmas cards,flower paintings, figurative paintings,and art classes and workshops.
The first art holiday workshop begins in mid February, and the whole programme can be seen on this link to art holidays.
Art class and art workshop students often paint around the studio garden in summer, or whenever weather is suitable.
www.johnstoa.co.uk   (884 words)

 Bronze stone wood sculpture. Figurative abstract conceptual art - RADU AFTENIE
Bronze sculpture, conceptual art, figurative and monumental sculpture by contemporary artist Radu Aftenie.
The sculptor exhibits abstract, figurative and conceptual art.
Magura Buzau, Radu Aftenie demonstrated a quality marking the art of all important Romanian contemporary artists: the strength to set apart from the master’s influence and from esthetic dogmas required by the country’s past ideology.
www.aftenie.com   (822 words)

 favourite art directory - figurative
The figures in the paintings are not meant to be strictly portraits, although they are often assumed to be.
Art by James - The New, Figurative Aesthetic of Modern Art...
Contemporary artist changing the direction of art for the 21st century, a new figurative language of painting using new sources of inspiration from the arts of classical Greece and the Renaissance...
www.engelen.com /links/figurative.html   (774 words)

 Arts & Crafts - Fine Art Dolls -Figurative Sculpture
The Arts and Crafts Movement refers to the loosely-linked group of craftsmen, artists, designers and architects who aimed to raise the status of the applied arts to that of the fine arts.
Kato Polymer Clay Art teacher recommended "The colors are vivid and soft and the best part is all the colors have the same consistency".
Art dolls, wearable art (clothing), Journal quilts and containers, Art dolls to inspire many student projects.
www.princetonol.com /groups/iad/lessons/middle/crafts.htm   (2650 words)

 Australian abstract and figurative art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Figurative and abstract Australian art is represented here with several works of Brett Whiteley — one of the Australia’s most commercially successful artists.
This art poster gallery, showing contemporary figurative and abstract art in Australia, is currently represented by one of the Australia’s most known artists, Brett Whiteley (1939-1992).
Brett Whiteley’s art posters are published in Sydney by Art Gallery of NSW.
www.sydneymate.com /gift-store/fine-art-print/abstract-art-poster/figurative-art-poster.htm   (242 words)

 Figurative Bronze Sculptures and More Art Sub Categories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Figurative Bronze Sculptures - The national arts council will launch a new national platform to showcase local visual art and artists.
Figurative Bronze Sculptures - The cartwright school district is now officially art smart.
million, 100,000-square-foot figge museum of art, designed by british architect david chipperfield, is in davenport.
www.art617.com /i2_Figurative-Bronze-Sculptures.html   (284 words)

 Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I think figurative art doesn't require one to explain why a painting is a masterpiece, and why one spends twenty minutes looking at a portrait by a minor painter rather than crowding in front of the neighboring Cezanne.
I know, many of his reclining figures are much more expressive and interesting, but this one has something different.
Both his abstract and figurative portraits, as well as his delightful landscapes, are full of bright colors and possess an unexplicable charm.
home.fnal.gov /~dorigo/art.html   (784 words)

 Bronze Sculptures, Figurative Art Bronze Sculptors
This is the magic of great art — it rewards repeated viewing with some additional wisdom, truth, or beauty.
To caress a bronze sculpture that was selected, held, and admired long ago by another is as close as we get to touch the soul of someone from the past.
It is made of excellence, ideas, faith, emotion, and life experience — the essence of enduring value in art.
www.sculptorjohnston.com   (290 words)

 Great Art Links! A new and innovative way to link Artists and Art Sites from around the world.
His African Wildlife Art and his more recent Scottish Paintings frequently focus on endangered animals, Big Cats and Birds of Prey including the eagles and the falcon of Scotland.
McKay’s figures convey intriguing expressions and the interaction between the painted figures invite the viewer to explore the unwritten thoughts and feelings between them.
She does paintings and illustrative works which are imaginative and figurative, often with an element of fantasy and symbolism....
artbabyart.org /links/index.php?PHPSESSID=0896745ce72f4f2d878a8c3a4aeb9e4a&PID=3   (1005 words)

 A.D. Cook - Nudes and Figurative Art
These new paintings are realistic in nature and average in size from 9 to 24 square feet (and sometimes larger).
These paintings are sensual art, reflecting the graceful beauty of the female form.
If you'd like to be informed when new art is added to this gallery or web site you can join our email list on the Stay Informed page.
www.adcookfineart.com /nudes.html   (123 words)

 Figurative Art
Her Matisse-like figures can be found on pillows, book covers and wine glasses.
In addition to abstract work, there is a strong body of figurative art.
My art is born more from a sense of touch than from sight.
laplaza.org /~artartbo/figure.html   (443 words)

 Contemporary Fine Art Stone Sculpture, Bronze Sculpture, Nude Figurative Paintings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Since her first painting sale in October 1997 (an oil painting titled Hand Off Knee), Kelly's paintings and bronze and stone sculpture are now in private collections throughout the United States and in Canada, Italy, France, The Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.
While her love of the ocean is evident in her aquatic sculptures, she is best known for communicating ideas in her work with the human figure.
Although primarily a sculptor, she believes that drawing is the essence of all of the visual arts and continues to draw from live models and paint nudes from life as well.
www.borsheimarts.com   (547 words)

 Graduate School Of Figurative Art Information
Schools of art, music, and design: These institutions award most of their bachelor^s or graduate degrees in art, music, design, architecture, or some combination of such fields.
For Graduate School Of Figurative Art adults on the move, additional on the internet university courses are turing into a flexible respect to earn a major or see a new trade skill.
Future students are encouraged to contact Graduate School Of Figurative Art and request additional data.
www.uscollegesearch.org /graduate-school-of-figurative-art.html   (583 words)

 The Ring of Figurative and Portrait Art
The AaRtLiNkK Ring of Portrait and Figurative Art seeks those artists whose primary genre is the human portrait and figure (nude or draped) executed in any traditional two or three dimensional medium except photograpy and computer art.
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Art can put us in touch with that deep divine part of our selves that is positive and loving.I hope that is what we create for our future.
a.webring.com /hub?ring=thelymner   (1250 words)

 Rita Phillips: Figurative Art Scupltures, Commissions, Courses
Rita Phillips has dedicated her life to study and development of art, including figurative art, sculpture and carving.
Her art has been exhibited widely around the UK and Rita makes her expertise available to all by teaching art to those that wish to further their knowledge and by taking private art commissions.
Whilst hailing a salute to exemplary proponents such as Marini, Brancussi, Frink and Picasso, Rita's art is well developed and her style is truly of her own unique making.
www.ritaphillips.com   (286 words)

 Seattle Artist Jason Waskey. Contemporary Figurative Oil Paintings.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Waskey is a realistic painter whose themes are mostly contemporary figurative art.
His original paintings and figure drawings have received very positive reviews, and he is one of the few seattle artists who produce realistic figure paintings.
His love of the figure (as it pertains to art!) grows everyday, and he continues to hone his abilities as a contemporary figurative artist.
www.pixelpoke.com /jwaskey   (243 words)

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