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 in the Athens School of Fine Arts and won Honorary Scholarship by the Greek National Scholarships Foundation for being at first place in ASFA entrance. She continued her postgraduate studies in Chelsea College of Arts of London with a scholarship by Motoroil Hellas, where she won the Frank Bowling Scholarship. In London she has been awarded with the Clyde & Co Emerging Star Award, the Cass Art Prize 2018 and was a finalist for the Solo Show Award 2017, the Rise Art Prize 2018 and the ACS Studio Prize 2018. She works between Athens and London and her work has been showcased in Greece and abroad.