Figurative Art

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At the opposite spectrum of Abstract Art is Figurative Art, which is based on the human figure and reality. With strong references to the real world, Figurative Art is associated with the historical and the classical, but now young contemporary artists are also producing exciting representational art.

36 Results

  • Ruth Orkin: Einstein at Princeton, 1953

    Gelatin Silver Print dry mounted on a 4ply mat board

    Opening Bid
    US$4,800
    End Time
    7 days, 20 hours, 11 minutes
    Thursday, October 09, 2014, 12:53 p.m. (EST)
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  • Helmut Newton: Untitled (Female Lying on Medical Bed) (2 works), 1995

    Polaroid

    Opening Bid
    US$8,500
    End Time
    7 days, 20 hours, 13 minutes
    Thursday, October 09, 2014, 12:55 p.m. (EST)
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  • Nan Goldin: Rene Ricard Smoking Crack, NYC, 1990

    Cibachrome

    Opening Bid
    US$3,700
    End Time
    7 days, 20 hours, 17 minutes
    Thursday, October 09, 2014, 12:59 p.m. (EST)
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  • Neil Leifer: Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston, St. Dominick's arena, Lewiston, Maine, May 25, 1965

    Chromogenic Print (C-print)

    Opening Bid
    US$11,000
    End Time
    7 days, 20 hours, 18 minutes
    Thursday, October 09, 2014, 1:00 p.m. (EST)
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  • Irving Penn: Picasso (B), Cannes, 1957

    Gelatin Silver Print

    Opening Bid
    US$85,000
    End Time
    7 days, 20 hours, 18 minutes
    Thursday, October 09, 2014, 1:00 p.m. (EST)
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  • Irving Penn: Truman Capote, New York, 1965

    Silver Print, Gelatin silver print

    Opening Bid
    US$33,000
    End Time
    7 days, 20 hours, 18 minutes
    Thursday, October 09, 2014, 1:00 p.m. (EST)
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  • Sebastian Piras: Jeff Koons, New York, 1994

    Cibachrome

    Opening Bid
    US$4,500
    End Time
    7 days, 20 hours, 18 minutes
    Thursday, October 09, 2014, 1:00 p.m. (EST)
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  • John Dugdale: The Artist's Mother, 2000

    Photogravure

    Opening Bid
    US$1,200
    End Time
    8 days, 17 hours, 48 minutes
    Friday, October 10, 2014, 10:30 a.m. (EST)
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  • Ruth Bernhard: Symbiosis, 1971

    Silver Print, Gelatin Silver Print

    Opening Bid
    US$4,800
    End Time
    8 days, 20 hours, 18 minutes
    Friday, October 10, 2014, 1:00 p.m. (EST)
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