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Figurative Art: Transition of Bridging Reality and Imagination

One of the most durable and adaptable forms of human creation is figurative art, which focuses on depicting natural items in a recognisable form, especially the human figure. Figurative art is found throughout the history of visual culture, from the dynamic compositions of modern artists to the ancient cave paintings of Lascaux. It constantly evolves to reflect shifting cultural ideals, technical breakthroughs, and creative discoveries.    Figurative art stays grounded in the concrete, providing a link between the artist’s inner vision and the observable reality, […]

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Is the Journey from Realism to Abstract Fusion the New Paradigm of Creativity?

Introduction The human form has long been captivatingly expressed in figurative art, which has developed over time through a variety of movements and styles. Artists have always pushed the limits of depiction and interpretation, from the stark abstraction of form to the painstaking realism of figure drawing. This article delves into the diverse field of

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Christie’s London Sales Thrive Despite Friday the 13th Superstitions

Introduction Despite superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th, Christie’s London hosted successful evening auctions on October 13th, 2023, with substantial earnings of £96.5 million, including fees. Bidding exhibited a more controlled atmosphere compared to previous years, and the results were well within the auction house’s estimates. Salvo’s Painting Steals the Show One of the standout moments

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Russian Oligarch Roman Abramovich Restructures Art Trust Amid Sanctions Threat

$963 Million Art Collection Shielded from Seizure Ahead of Ukraine Invasion Introduction Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has reportedly restructured a trust holding his substantial $963 million art collection to protect it from potential seizures caused by sanctions. This strategic move took place in February 2022, shortly before the invasion of Ukraine. Abramovich and his ex-wife,

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Francis Bacon’s never exhibited first screaming Pope on show at London’s Gagosian gallery

By Deepan Joshi British painter Francis Bacon’s first image of a screaming Pope—never exhibited publicly—is due to go on show next week at Gagosian gallery in London. The papal image, known as Landscape with Pope/Dictator, will be displayed at Davies Street gallery in Mayfair from 15 March to 23 April. The work, made in Monaco

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No Freudian slip: The figurative master portraitist of the 20th-century

July 20, On This Day A master of figurative art, British painter and draughtsman Lucian Freud was known for his work in portraiture and the nude — and as the grandson of famed Austrian psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. Sometimes called a realist, Lucian painted in a highly individual style, which in his later years was characterized

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The internet wants Bezos to eat the Mona Lisa; $5 painting by David Bowie now selling for thousands

A SUMMARY OF THE MOST EXCITING ART NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE While we focus on Indian art, we can’t obviously function in a vacuum. It’s a small world and everything is connected, especially on the web. So, let’s train our spotlight across the world map to see what’s going on — from art trends

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