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Return to Figuration - Art of the 1980s
« on: January 05, 2013, 02:47:00 PM »
Return to Figuration - Art of the 1980s



The 1980s marked a return to painting after a period when much of the contemporary art scene had been focused on performance, installation, and conceptual art. While a number of artists and movements, including Neo-Expressionism, shifted toward a more representational style, a subset of artists delved more deeply into the realm of the human figure, lending a rich variety of interpretative styles to this centuries-old theme.

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