Figurative Art & Contemporary Figurative Painters You Should Know

The Southwest Art Guide to Figurative Art & Contemporary Figurative Painters

No matter where an artist is in her or his career, no matter where they travel or how they choose to express themselves artistically, if they possess an interest in figurative art, they will always consider themselves figurative artists. The power of human body art is one that stays with a painter for life. How could it not when it provokes so many different kinds of reactions? The power, mutability, and expression of the human form is unlike anything else an artist could take as her or his muse and one that results in art with dynamism, complexity, and universal appeal.

Best figurative artists for collectors

Discover the next big figure artists to collect

Figurative art is truly a time-honored genre, one that has an engrossing and rich past and yet yields surprises again and again in the hand of contemporary figurative painters. In the Southwest Art Collector’s Guide to Figurative Art & Contemporary Figurative Painters you will find a sampling of today’s top figurative painters, how they work, where they are represented, and what they hold dear in their artistic practices. These artists have found the secret to combining line and form, shadow and color to explore the human condition and it is an awe-inspiring bit of magic to behold.

Here’s what you can expect to see inside:

Figure artists like Lane Timothy are featured in this free guide to buying figurative paintings.

Figurative Paintings by Lane Timothy

Artists in the Southwest Art Collector’s Guide to Figurative Art & Contemporary Figurative Painters include Lane Timothy, whose work possesses an appealing vintage Americana feel, with retro styling and references, slick colors, and controlled compositions that reinforce the artist’s thematic explorations. A young artist working out of Salt Lake City, Utah, Timothy has been an artist since he was just a child and he is influenced by the master portraitist John Singer Sargent as well as Norman Rockwell’s all-American depictions and strives to create similar kinds of emotional connections that mark his two “mentors.”

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Figure Paintings by Michelle Torrez

Figurative artists like Michelle Torrez take their love of human body art in expressive and energetic directions. Her works are a combination of portraiture as well as rich slices of life. With bold colors and loose brushwork, Torrez takes on a lot in her paintings and yet her figure art is mostly about creating works that communicate on a human level so that the viewer connects and understands the person in the painting.

Figure paintings by Joseph Todorovitch

Figure Artist Joseph Todorovitch

Southwest Art Collector’s Guide to Figurative Art & Contemporary Figurative Painters also features the figurative paintings of Joseph Todorovitch. What makes Todorovitch unique is that his figure art is sometimes as much about his personal mindset as what he is choosing to reveal about his model or chosen muse. The artist often paints people he knows and places them in settings that take on a hushed, yet alluring atmosphere in which subtle moments are captured and there is a sense of reflection and introspection.

McCreery Jordan figurative paintings

Figurative & Life Drawing Artists who Paint the Female Form

In the Southwest Art Collector’s Guide to Figurative Art & Contemporary Figurative Painters you will also find a line-up of ten talented painters and their interpretations of the feminine form. In this area of figurative art, artists seek out grace, mood, and a moment captured in time. Figurative artists include Tom Balderas, Zulia Gotay de Anderson, Joan Barber, among others.

The figure paintings found in the Southwest Art Collector’s Guide to Figurative Art & Contemporary Figurative Painters are one-of-a-kind interpretations of each artist’s individual connection with the human body and his and her expressive choices concerning the form. The representations are incredibly varied and multitudinous, which truly can come as no surprise when one considers how ever-inspiring the human body is. At rest, in action, at any age, in all temperaments, the body can reveal the inner workings of the human mind—of both the artist and the muse.

Southwest Art Collector’s Guide to Figurative Art & Contemporary Figurative Painters was created to celebrate figurative painters of today and give you a resource guide to their work, along with the keynotes that guide them. From the personal, to a romantic recollection of the past, to the introspections of the mind and more, contemporary figurative art encompasses it all. Download your copy of the Southwest Art Collector’s Guide to Figurative Art & Contemporary Figurative Painters and enjoy!

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