Famous Human figure Art

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List of famous Human figure art, listed alphabetically with pictures of the artwork when available. This list includes examples of historic Human figure paintings, sculptures and any other forms of art. These are all popular Human figure works by famous or notable artists, so you'll most likely recognize the majority of artists on this list. Though the years Human figure has been a reoccurring subject in the world of art, drawing inspiration from renowned artists all around the world If any amazing Human figure art pieces are missing, feel free to add them below.

List features items like Figure with Meat, Burnt Earth, and many more

If you're looking to answer the question, "What is an example of Human figure art?" then this list will be of use to you.
Burnt Earth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Human figure Art
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'Burnt Earth' was a solo-exhibition accompanied by a catalogue under the same title presenting series of works by Igor Kufayev. The show took place in June of 1994 at the Salama-Caro Gallery in Cork Street, London. 'Burnt Earth' represents a major realignment of creative forces, in which Kufayev presents the figure as a contemporary icon. In the words of an art journalist and a writer Robin Dutt: ''... Igor Kufayev's large scale paintings are immediately impressive. Based squarely on the inspirations of older masters, his work embraces basic, human and humane themes which by their very nature apply to everyone, everywhere. Taking the human body as a starting point, Kufayev strips it bare to ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Igor Kufayev

Subject: Human figure

Genres (Art): Allegory

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: 1990s

Composition (Figure) is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Human figure Art
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Composition (Figure) is a 1933 painting by Irish-born painter Francis Bacon, using gouache, pastel and pen and ink on paper. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Francis Bacon

Subject: Human figure

Art Form: Painting


Artist: Isamu Noguchi

Subject: Human figure


Artist: Joan Mir

Subject: Human figure