Babylon 10
The world's best online dictionary

Download it's free

Definition of Figurative art

Figurative art Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
rbarts style lex
term for artworks representing concrete figures - opposition to abstract art - the french term is art figurative 

Figurative art Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Figurative art, sometimes written as figurativism, describes artwork—particularly paintings and sculptures—that is clearly derived from real object sources, and are therefore by definition representational. "Figurative art" is often defined in contrast to abstract art:
Since the arrival of abstract art the term figurative has been used to refer to any form of modern art that retains strong references to the real world.

See more at
© This article uses material from Wikipedia® and is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License and under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License