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Consentir C'est Abdiquer, Miss.Tic

Consentir C'est Abdiquer

Miss.Tic

Print - 50 x 65 cm

$2,639

The twins in a bin, Stoz

The twins in a bin

Stoz

Sculpture - 24 x 10 x 10 cm

$475 $404

My Rules, Shake

My Rules

Shake

Painting - 80 x 60 x 2 cm

$1,045

Arlequin cubiste en trois dimensions, Miguel Guía

Arlequin cubiste en trois dimensions

Miguel Guía

Painting - 110 x 80 x 2 cm

$6,439

Matter & Air 3, Liora

Matter & Air 3

Liora

Painting - 60 x 30 x 2 cm

$528

C-Symphony of a rockstar, Jisbar

C-Symphony of a rockstar

Jisbar

Print - 138 x 83 cm

$4,750

Princesse of the north, SISC

Princesse of the north

SISC

Print - 59 x 42 cm

$84

Massive weapon, Kurar

Massive weapon

Kurar

Painting - 146 x 97 x 2 cm

$6,228

Blue velvet, Nef

Blue velvet

Nef

Painting - 30 x 30 x 0.3 cm

$528 $475

No Abnormality, Su Yu

No Abnormality

Su Yu

Painting - 60 x 50 x 4 cm

$2,006

Foundations, Hush

Foundations

Hush

Print - 54 x 54 cm

$916

It is surprised - They are surprised (diptych) / WOW!, Vladimir Kolosov

It is surprised - They are surprised (diptych) / WOW!

Vladimir Kolosov

Painting - 61 x 61 x 6.4 cm

$1,140

View from the outside. Eyes, Ljubow Jung

View from the outside. Eyes

Ljubow Jung

Painting - 70 x 50 x 2 cm

$1,075 $967

Les amoureux (bloc bleu Majorelle)... (Terre d'enfants 2022), Olivier Messas

Les amoureux (bloc bleu Majorelle)... (Terre d'enfants 2022)

Olivier Messas

Sculpture - 22 x 15 x 16 cm

$2,850

Pez Pantone 072C, Jisbar

Pez Pantone 072C

Jisbar

Sculpture - 80 x 25 x 27 cm

$16,099

Police line do not cross, Mara

Police line do not cross

Mara

Painting - 116 x 81 cm

$2,217

UK queen (splash on paper), JP Malot

UK queen (splash on paper)

JP Malot

Painting - 50 x 65 cm

$211

Le Baiser, C215

Le Baiser

C215

Painting - 33.5 x 43.5 x 1 cm

$2,956

The rising sunshine, SISC

The rising sunshine

SISC

Painting - 100 x 80 cm

$1,478

Emerge II, Vhils

Emerge II

Vhils

Print - 70 x 50 cm

$1,583

Portrait

Portraits are one of the oldest genres of painting known to art, and it first appeared in ancient Egypt. For several centuries, there was a tendency to idealize features in order flatter important patrons for whom the portrait was for. Then, progressively, artists started to turn to ordinary people for their sitters, with fewer requirements limiting their choices, they were able to paint increasingly realist works. 

Portraiture was influenced by the many movements of the 20th century and, rather than getting closer to reality, painters used portraits as a means to experiment with new artistic techniques and theories. Photography and sculpture followed a similar path, thus showing the incredible creativity and interpretation of artists. 

Today there is an enormous variety of unusual portraits that don't aim flatter their sitters in the least but rather be expressive. Disfigured faces, surprising collages, distorted human forms and even creatures that are half-human, half-animal: there are no rules and creativity flows!

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