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List of famous Bay Area Figurative School artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Bay Area Figurative School movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Bay Area Figurative School period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You may want to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use regularly. List ranges from Theophilus Brown to Joan Brown, plus much more. {#nodes}
Henry Villierme is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bay Area Figurative School Artists
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Henry Villierme


Henry Pierre Villierme is an American painter associated with abstract expressionism and the Bay Area Figurative Movement. Villierme is considered one of the "Second Generation" members of the Bay Area Figurative Movement. Villierme first rose to prominence with a series of successful exhibitions in ...more

Associated periods or movements: Bay Area Figurative Movement, Abstract expressionism, Cubism, Pointillism

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

Wayne Thiebaud is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bay Area Figurative School Artists
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Wayne Thiebaud is an American painter best known for his colorful works depicting commonplace objects—pies, lipsticks, paint cans, ice cream cones, pastries, and hot dogs—as well as for his landscapes and figures. He is associated with the Pop art movement because of his interest in objects of mass ...more

Artworks: Flatland River, Display Cakes, Cut Meringues, Sunset Streets

Birthplace: Mesa, Arizona, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Bay Area Figurative Movement, Nouveau réalisme, Pop art

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking

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Richard Diebenkorn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bay Area Figurative School Artists
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Although his abstract work had earned him attention, it was his switch to representational art that truly established Diebenkorn as an artist. Woman in Profile and Girl with Plant proved that Diebenkorn could combine strong lines and color choices with representational subjects. Diebenkorn would ...more

Artworks: Ocean Park #122, Ocean Park No. 38, Ocean Park No. 67, Ocean Park #19, Girl with Plant, + more

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Bay Area Figurative Movement, Color Field, Abstract expressionism, Lyrical abstraction

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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Stephen Namara is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bay Area Figurative School Artists
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Stephen Namara is an American Contemporary figurative artist. ...more

Artworks: Exodus, Oil on Canvas, 78 x 84" 2009

Birthplace: Kenya

Associated periods or movements: Contemporary art, Modern art, Bay Area Figurative Movement, Modernism, Abstract art, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking, Drawing

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