curated by Rise Art

 

Figurative works have instant impact, drawing the eye and demanding our attention. They make the perfect addition to any space, bringing sophistication and splendour into the home. Discover our edit of notable figurative works by artists at the top of their game, and browse our Head Curator’s favourite new releases below.

 

 

Stella Kapezanou, David, 2017. Oil and acrylic on canvas. 170×210 cm

 

Figurative art is one of the most enduring creative subjects and a genre that continues to evolve and expand. In this collection our curators have hand picked a selection of contemporary figurative artworks from established and emerging artists alike. The fluidity of the human form and the power of the human spirit are illustrated with bold brush work, bright colours and shifting formalism. Browse the collection and be inspired to get figurative.

 

Stella Kapezanou, The girl in Miu Miu, 2017. Oil and acrylic on canvas. 210×170 cm

 

by Stella Kapezanou

Stella Kapezanou was born in Athens. She studied Painting (MFA) at the Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA) where she was awarded an honorary scholarship by the State Scholarships Foundation (IKY) for taking first place in the ASFA entrance examinations and then a scholarship from the Akademie der Bildenden Künste München (The Academy of Fine Arts, Munich) to attend that institution in 2013. With the support of Motoroil Hellas scholarship, received her MA Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Arts, London, where she was awarded The Frank Bowling Scholarship. She is the recipient of The Clyde & Co Emerging Star Award 2017, The Cass Art Prize 2018 and a finalist for The Solo Show Award 2017, The Rise Art Prize 2018  and The ACS Studio Prize 2018. She currently works between London and Greece.