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Contemporary Figurative Photographs are a type of original artwork that captures the essence of people and their surroundings in a realistic manner. These photographs are typically printed on high-quality paper or mounted on canvas, and often framed to enhance their aesthetic appeal.

Photography,  60x40 cm
Bloom II Photography, 60x40 cm
©2023 Cyrille Mulot

Origins and History

Contemporary Figurative Photographs emerged in the late 20th century as a response to the rise of digital technology and the growing interest in exploring the human form in photography. Artists such as Cindy Sherman and Diane Arbus paved the way for a new generation of photographers who sought to capture the complexities of the human experience through visual representation. The 1990s saw the emergence of a new movement of photographers, including Nan Goldin and Sally Mann, who challenged traditional notions of beauty and identity through their raw and intimate depictions of the human body. In recent years, contemporary figurative photography has continued to evolve, with artists like Rineke Dijkstra and Richard Mosse experimenting with new techniques and technologies to capture the essence of human emotion and experience. The history and origins of contemporary figurative photography are deeply intertwined with the broader cultural and artistic movements of the late 20th century, and continue to shape the way we understand and represent the human form in the visual arts.

Photography,  60x40 cm
Hanging on the light 2 Photography, 60x40 cm
©2018 Elsa Lunghini

Evolutions of theses works in the contemporary art market

Contemporary Figurative Photographs have undergone a significant evolution in recent years. The genre has moved beyond traditional portraiture to explore new themes, techniques, and perspectives. Artists have experimented with different lighting, composition, and post-processing methods to create striking and thought-provoking images that challenge our perceptions of the human form. These photographs have become important in the contemporary art market, attracting both collectors and galleries.

Photography,  120x80 cm
No title (No45)_ Photography, 120x80 cm
©2020 Suki Da

Related Famous Artists

Contemporary Figurative Photographs are a powerful tool for artists to explore complex emotions and societal issues, and several Contemporary Artists have become well-known for their work in this genre. One such artist is Nan Goldin, whose intimate, candid portraits of her friends and lovers in the 1980s and 1990s captured the gritty reality of life in New York City at the time. Goldin’s use of color and her ability to capture fleeting moments of intimacy and vulnerability have made her one of the most influential photographers of her generation.

Another artist who has gained recognition for his Figurative Photographs is Alec Soth. Soth’s work often focuses on the American Midwest, and he is known for his ability to capture the isolated, melancholy beauty of small towns and rural communities. His photographs are often haunting and poetic, and they explore themes of loneliness, longing, and the search for meaning in a rapidly changing world.

Sally Mann is another artist whose Figurative Photographs have gained widespread acclaim. Her work often explores the complex relationships between people and their environment, and she is particularly known for her portraits of her own children, which are at once intimate and unsettling. Mann’s use of black and white photography and her ability to capture the fleeting beauty of childhood have made her one of the most influential photographers of her generation.

Finally, the work of Cindy Sherman has also been instrumental in shaping the genre of Figurative Photography. Sherman is known for her self-portraits, in which she dresses up and assumes different personas. Her photographs are often unsettling and provocative, and they challenge traditional notions of beauty and the female form. Sherman’s work has been particularly influential in feminist circles, and she is regarded as one of the most important artists of her generation.

Photography,  100x75 cm
Feelings Photography, 100x75 cm
©2023 Viktoria Saveleva

Notable contemporary Figurative Photographs

One of the most striking contemporary Figurative Photographs is "Untitled (Self-Portrait with Parents)" by Cindy Sherman, created in 1975. In this artwork, Sherman captures herself dressed in a pink shirt and a patterned skirt, standing between her parents who are both dressed in white. Her face is cropped out, but the awkwardness in her stance and their expressions suggest a strained family dynamic.

Another notable Figurative Photograph is "Kiss" by Tracey Emin, created in 2004. The artwork shows Emin and her partner kissing passionately in bed, with the white sheets pulled up to their chins. The intimacy and vulnerability of the moment is palpable, as if the viewer is intruding on a private moment.

Sally Mann’s "Immediate Family" series, created in the early 1990s, also stands out as a powerful Figurative Photograph collection. In these images, Mann captures her three children in various states of undress and play, often in natural settings like forests or rivers. The photographs are both tender and provocative, exploring the complexities of family relationships and childhood innocence.

Finally, "The Two Fridas" by Yasumasa Morimura, created in 1988, is a striking Figurative Photograph that reimagines Frida Kahlo’s iconic self-portrait. In this artwork, Morimura dresses up as both Fridas, one in traditional Mexican dress and the other in European clothing. The photograph speaks to questions of cultural identity and fluidity, as well as the legacy of Kahlo’s art and life.

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Photography titled "Bloom II" by Cyrille Mulot, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Bloom II - Photography, 60x40 cm ©2023 by Cyrille Mulot - Figurative, figurative-594, Female nudes, nu, nu féminin, femme, tournesol, naked, tournesols, sunflowers, jaune, yellow, fleurs, cyrille mulot, seins

Cyrille Mulot

"Bloom II"

Photography | 60x40 cm

Photography titled "Feelings" by Viktoria Saveleva, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Feelings - Photography, 100x75 cm ©2023 by Viktoria Saveleva - Figurative, figurative-594, Female nudes, bode, girl, freedom, ocean, black and white, underwer, aesthetics, forms, bends

Viktoria Saveleva


Photography | 100x75 cm

Photography titled "Mushroom 5578" by Poetry And Geometry, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Aluminium
Mushroom 5578 - Photography, 80x60 cm ©2023 by Poetry And Geometry - Figurative, figurative-594, Female nudes, graphique, nu, abstract, noir et blanc

Poetry And Geometry

"Mushroom 5578"

Photography | 80x60 cm

Photography titled "Femme Fatale" by Lídia Vives, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Aluminium
Femme Fatale - Photography, 110x81 cm ©2023 by Lídia Vives - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, red, green, femme fatale, woman, fashion

Lídia Vives

"Femme Fatale"

Photography | 110x81 cm

Photography titled "FIGURE # 40" by Marta Lesniakowska, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
FIGURE # 40 - Photography, 40x40 cm ©2019 by Marta Lesniakowska - Figurative, figurative-594, Male Nudes, akt męski, voyeryzm, ogród

Marta Lesniakowska

"FIGURE # 40"

Photography | 40x40 cm

Photography titled "No Boundaries" by Martin Wieland, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Aluminium
No Boundaries - Photography, 180x120 cm ©2019 by Martin Wieland - Figurative, figurative-594, Female nudes, woman, nude, nudity, erotic, blackandwhite, sensual, light, shadow

Martin Wieland

"No Boundaries"

Photography | 180x120 cm

Photography titled "Contre jour" by Olivier Gros, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Aluminium
Contre jour - Photography, 70x50 cm ©2023 by Olivier Gros - Figurative, figurative-594, Female nudes, contre jour, silhouette, nb, noir et blanc, modele, courbe, glamour

Olivier Gros

"Contre jour"

Photography | 70x50 cm

Photography titled "Evanescence" by Isshogai, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Aluminium
Evanescence - Photography, 60x90 cm ©2016 by Isshogai - Figurative, figurative-594, Fashion, mode, fashion, woman, femme, voile, légèreté, veil, lightness, white, blanc, paysage



Photography | 60x90 cm

Photography titled "The Goldfish Bowl" by Cédric Brion Studio Clavicule Pics, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
The Goldfish Bowl - Photography, 60x90 cm ©2023 by Cédric Brion Studio Clavicule Pics - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, original, concept, mode, cinema, femme, artistique

Cédric Brion Studio Clavicule Pics

"The Goldfish Bowl"

Photography | 60x90 cm

Photography titled "Sisters" by Simple-T, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Sisters - Photography, 80x86 cm ©2010 by Simple-T - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, modernart, portrait, blueeyes



Photography | 80x86 cm

Photography titled "La S/Vestizione" by Nicola Bertoglio, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
La S/Vestizione - Photography, 102x102 cm ©2016 by Nicola Bertoglio - Figurative, figurative-594, Football

Nicola Bertoglio

"La S/Vestizione"

Photography | 102x102 cm

Photography titled "Diamond Hand" by Robert Jaso, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Diamond Hand - Photography, 100x77 cm ©2023 by Robert Jaso - Figurative, figurative-594, Fashion, chanel, fashion, diamond, luxury, jaso

Robert Jaso

"Diamond Hand"

Photography | 100x77 cm

Photography titled "Hanging on the ligh…" by Elsa Lunghini, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Aluminium
Hanging on the light 2 - Photography, 60x40 cm ©2018 by Elsa Lunghini - Figurative, figurative-594, Architecture

Elsa Lunghini

"Hanging on the light 2"

Photography | 60x40 cm

Photography titled "Something To Watch" by Carlos Canet Fortea, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Something To Watch - Photography, 101x152 cm ©2023 by Carlos Canet Fortea - Figurative, figurative-594, Nature, seascape, landscape, water, blue, grass, green

Carlos Canet Fortea

"Something To Watch"

Photography | 101x152 cm

Photography titled "Asphodel_" by Yevgeniy Repiashenko, Original Artwork, Digital Print
Asphodel_ - Photography, 51x51 cm ©2020 by Yevgeniy Repiashenko - Figurative, figurative-594, Dance, Ballet, Ballerina, Dance, Dancer, Skirt, Dress, Elegant, Unique, Spirit, Theatre, point shoes, white, flower, split, aesthetic, abstract, grace

Yevgeniy Repiashenko


Photography | 51x51 cm

Photography titled "Reclined friends on…" by Gaspard De Gouges, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Reclined friends on the beach, Tiziano and Gauguin - Photography, 40x40 cm ©2023 by Gaspard De Gouges - Figurative, figurative-594, Female nudes, titien, gauguin, plage, baigneuse, histoire de l'art, nude, naked women, homosexualité féminine, saphisme, femmes à la plage, reclined nude, nu féminin, copines, bronzer, érotisme, érotique, seins, bassin, cheveux, femme allongée

Gaspard De Gouges

"Reclined friends on the beach, Tiziano and Gauguin"

Photography | 40x40 cm

Photography titled "Sans titre" by Luz, Original Artwork, Analog photography
Sans titre - Photography, 30x45 cm ©2005 by Luz - Figurative, figurative-594, Horse, main, homme, cheval, crinière, noir et blanc, argentique, art équestre


"Sans titre"

Photography | 30x45 cm

Photography titled "Like a star" by Tania Serket, Original Artwork, Analog photography
Like a star - Photography, 50x40 cm ©2023 by Tania Serket - Figurative, figurative-594, Fashion, woman, portrait, fantasy, surrealistic, blue, light, dress, colorful

Tania Serket

"Like a star"

Photography | 50x40 cm

Photography titled "EL DIABLO" by Romain Berger, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Other rigid panel
EL DIABLO - Photography, 30x50 cm ©2023 by Romain Berger - Figurative, figurative-594, Male Nudes, couleurs, photographie, artistique, rouge

Romain Berger


Photography | 30x50 cm

Photography titled "Apfel der Zwietrach…" by Valerius Geng, Original Artwork, Analog photography Mounted on Cardboard
Apfel der Zwietracht - Daguerreotype - Photography, 6.7x6.7 cm ©2020 by Valerius Geng - Figurative, figurative-594, Still life, Daguerreotype, Daguerreotypie, Louis Daguerre, still life, stilleben, Apfel, Mythen, griechische Mythen, Greek mythology, Zankapfel, Apple of Discord, contemporary daguerreotype, Mythologie

Valerius Geng

"Apfel der Zwietracht - Daguerreotype"

Photography | 6.7x6.7 cm

Photography titled "Rêverie..." by D-A Woisard, Original Artwork, Analog photography Mounted on Cardboard
Rêverie... - Photography, 50x40 cm ©2023 by D-A Woisard - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, photographie, noir et blanc, argentique, édition limitée, femme, Paris, Palais Garnier

D-A Woisard


Photography | 50x40 cm

Photography titled "Malt" by Enora B., Original Artwork, Analog photography
Malt - Photography, 20x30 cm ©2019 by Enora B. - Figurative, figurative-594, Seascape, numasculin, photography, 35mm, argentique, film, burned

Enora B.


Photography | 20x30 cm

Photography titled "The Passage" by Roberto Manetta, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
The Passage - Photography, 70x100 cm ©2013 by Roberto Manetta - Figurative, figurative-594, Female nudes, passage, seychelles, rocks, beach, nude, model

Roberto Manetta

"The Passage"

Photography | 70x100 cm

Photography titled "Les voisins" by Pauline Clukker, Original Artwork, Analog photography
Les voisins - Photography, 18x24 cm ©2018 by Pauline Clukker - Figurative, figurative-594, Everyday Life, Cuba, Noir et blanc, photographie argentique

Pauline Clukker

"Les voisins"

Photography | 18x24 cm

Photography titled "No title (No45)_" by Suki Da, Original Artwork, Digital Print
No title (No45)_ - Photography, 120x80 cm ©2020 by Suki Da - Figurative, figurative-594, Nude, Japan, Japanese, Rope, Bondage, Shibari, master, rigger, nude, erotic, erotique, asia, asian, woman, geisha, kinbaku, nacked

Suki Da

"No title (No45)_"

Photography | 120x80 cm

Photography titled "The noise of silence" by Enzo Crispino, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
The noise of silence - Photography, 34x45 cm ©2017 by Enzo Crispino - Figurative, figurative-594, Beach, paesaggio, mare, spiaggia inverno

Enzo Crispino

"The noise of silence"

Photography | 34x45 cm

Photography titled "Milk shower" by Mathilde Oscar, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Milk shower - Photography, 90x60 cm ©2023 by Mathilde Oscar - Figurative, figurative-594, Female nudes

Mathilde Oscar

"Milk shower"

Photography | 90x60 cm

Photography titled "Censored Art no.1 L…" by Merche Moriana, Original Artwork, Manipulated Photography Mounted on Aluminium
Censored Art no.1 Limited Edition Metal Print - Photography, 110x160 cm ©2022 by Merche Moriana - Figurative, figurative-594, Female nudes, fotografia en gran formato, arte en metal, desnudo femenino, chiaroscuro, estilo caravaggio, obra de arte única, fotogarfía coleccionable, artes visuales, retrato dramático, barroco moderno, figuras humanas en el arte, fotografía de alta calidad, estética barroca, edición limitada

Merche Moriana

"Censored Art no.1 Limited Edition Metal Print"

Photography | 110x160 cm

Photography titled "specchio" by Carlo Cristani Amista', Original Artwork, Analog photography
specchio - Photography, 48.3x32.9 cm ©1973 by Carlo Cristani Amista' - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, Donna, ritratto, specchio, cappello

Carlo Cristani Amista'


Photography | 48.3x32.9 cm

Photography titled "Falaises de Moher" by Michel Daumergue, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Falaises de Moher - Photography, 40x30 cm ©2023 by Michel Daumergue - Figurative, figurative-594, 2023, Paysage, Pictorialisme, Photoshop, Figuratif, Textures co, Couleurs

Michel Daumergue

"Falaises de Moher"

Photography | 40x30 cm

Photography titled "La Défense : Elevat…" by Pierre Nadler, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Other rigid pan…
La Défense : Elevation Dak Sky 07 - Photography, 60x40 cm ©2023 by Pierre Nadler - Figurative, figurative-594, Architecture, La Défense, darksky, EDF, TOUR EDF, noir et blanc, black and white, immeuble, gratte-ciel, skycrapper

Pierre Nadler

"La Défense : Elevation Dak Sky 07"

Photography | 60x40 cm

Photography titled "Carantec, la grève…" by Thierry Martin, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Carantec, la grève blanche, arc en ciel, château du taureau. - Photography, 873x1,500 cm ©2024 by Thierry Martin - Figurative, figurative-594, Landscape, Carantec, La grève blanche, Château du taureau, Arc en ciel, Tempête, Finistère nord, Baie de Morlaix, Bretagne, France, Nikon D 850, Nikon 55mm micro Nikkor

Thierry Martin

"Carantec, la grève blanche, arc en ciel, château du taureau."

Photography | 873x1,500 cm

Photography titled "Texture 1" by Gaëlle Doutre, Original Artwork, Manipulated Photography Mounted on Cardboard
Texture 1 - Photography, 10x10 cm ©2023 by Gaëlle Doutre - Figurative, figurative-594, Colorful

Gaëlle Doutre

"Texture 1"

Photography | 10x10 cm

Photography titled "Coursive" by Jean-Marc Ambrosini, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Aluminium
Coursive - Photography, 80x80 cm ©2021 by Jean-Marc Ambrosini - Figurative, figurative-594, City, bleu, couloir, coursive, mystère, deauville, les planches, normandie

Jean-Marc Ambrosini


Photography | 80x80 cm

Photography titled "Goutte d'eau sur fe…" by Pierre Boillon, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Goutte d'eau sur feuille - Photography, 60x42 cm ©2023 by Pierre Boillon - Figurative, figurative-594, Still life, #pierre boillon, noir et blanc, goutte, eau, equilibre, feuille

Pierre Boillon

"Goutte d'eau sur feuille"

Photography | 60x42 cm

Photography titled "9mm" by Marine Foissey, Original Artwork, Non Manipulated Photography
9mm - Photography, 45x30 cm ©2018 by Marine Foissey - Figurative, figurative-594, Colorful, poupée, femme, homme, sexisme, humour, jouet, rose, eau, bain, plastique, relation, amour

Marine Foissey


Photography | 45x30 cm



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