Definition of Figurative art
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Figurative art Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
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term for artworks representing concrete figures - opposition to abstract art - the french term is art figurative
Figurative art Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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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.
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