The term has been particularly used since the arrival of abstract art to refer to artists that retain aspects of the real world as their subject matter, though in a general sense figurative also applies retrospectively to all art before abstract art. Modern figurative art can be seen as distinct from modern realism in that figurative art uses modern idioms, while modern realists work in styles predating post-impressionism (more or less). Shop our wide selection of Abstract figurative paintings and other art from the world's best galleries and artists on 1stdibs. Global shipping available. Abstract Figurative Paintings - 1,738 For Sale at 1stdibs Abstract Figurative artworks for sale. Original Abstract Figurative art by contemporary artists Michael Schaffer, Vladimir Volosov, Dave Martsolf, Bob Dornberg, Mac Worthington, Michele Vargas, Becky Soria, Pol Ledent.

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