Figurative Art South Africa
Figurative art is clearly representational and is usually found amongst paintings and sculptures. Figurative art can also include compositions which represent the human figure, or an animal figure. If you would like to add a touch of art to your home, browse through our collection of South African figurative art for sale.
Popular figurative art by South African artists includes Mauro Chiarla, Michael Heyns, Ros Walters and Marcelle Lyons, amongst others, as well as UK artist Gary Benfield.
African Figurative Paintings
Although figurative art, in the broadest sense, applies to art which is couched in reality, African figurative paintings by emerging and recognised South African artists typically concentrate on depicting the human form with all its foibles and frailties. Figurative art, as with most other art forms, knows no restrictions or boundaries and can be astutely realistic or simply fun, flamboyant and fanciful! Read more
Contemporary South African Figurative Art
Figurative art by contemporary South African artists fulfils the diversity of style and form that has defined the genre over time. Wonderfully lifelike images of the full bodied figure have been captured by popular realist, David Bucklow; one of only four South Africans selected to contribute to the unity series of limited edition prints for the Mandela Trust. Lene Pienaar, the accomplished watercolourist, the late Jan Visser, and oil masters Mike Parsons and Ros Walters also feature. Read more