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    Updated on May 21, 2020. Posted on Sep 16, 2017

    100 FIGURATIVE OIL PAINTERS WORKING RIGHT NOW (2020)

    This list was compiled by Didi Menendez and Walt Morton. Making the list reflects international reputation and acclaim or being among the best in a particular niche or style. This list is not a ranking. It exists merely to share names of contemporary high-quality artists which we enjoy keeping an eye on. This list is posted from Instagram so if an artist is not currently active there, then by default they did not make the list. Please note that we are unable to post nude figures on Buzzfeed Community. This list is in no particular order.

    1. Kerry James Marshall

    Kerry James Marshall / Via Instagram: @kerryjamesmarshs

    2. Katie O'Hagan

    Katie O'Hagen / Via Instagram: @katieohaganart

    3. Delfin

    4. Jeremy Geddes

    5. Kathrin Longhurst

    Kathrin Longhurst / Via Instagram: @kathrinlonghurst

    6. Steven Assael

    7. David Jon Kassan

    8. Sean Cheetham

    Sean Cheetham / Via Instagram: @seancheetham

    9. Aleah Chapin

    10. Ron Hicks

    11. Phil Hale

    Phil Hale / Via Instagram: @philhalestudio

    12. Golucho

    13. David Eichenberg

    14. Juan Jr. Ramirez

    15. Jenny Saville

    16. Vincent Desiderio

    17. Erin Milan

    Erin Milan / Via Instagram: @erinmilanart

    18. Amy Sherald

    19. Will Cotton

    20. Eloy Morales

    21. Alessandro Tomassetti

    22. Jordan Casteel

    23. Jenny Morgan

    24. Alyssa Monks

    25. Margaret Bowland

    26. François Bard

    27. Tim Okamura

    28. Rebecca Leveille Guay

    29. Devon Rodriguez

    Devon Rodriguez / Via devonrodriguezart.com

    30. Karen Offutt

    Karen Offutt / Via Instagram: @karenoffutt

    31. Yuriy Ibragimov

    32. Gerhard Richter

    33. Grant Gilsdorf

    34. Pamela Wilson

    35. Anne-Marie Zanetti

    36. Sid Watters

    37. Marshall Jones

    38. Brad Kunkle

    39. Christine Wu

    40. Amanda Greive

    41. Anne-Christine Roda

    42. Jamie Coreth

    43. Victor Wang

    44. Shana Levenson

    45. Mitch Griffiths

    46. Cesar Santos

    47. Nikolas Antoniou

    48. Viktoria Savenkova

    49. Dominique Fung

    50. Xevi Solà

    Xevi Sola / Via Instagram: @xevi.sola

    51. Justin Mortimer

    52. Johan Barrios

    Johan Barrios / Via Instagram: @johanbarrios

    53. Sergio Lopez

    Sergio Lopez / Via Instagram: @sergiolopezfineart

    54. Malcolm T. Liepke

    55. Jennifer Balkan

    56. Jose Luis Ceña

    Jose Luis Cena / Via Instagram: @jose_luis_cena

    57. Korin Jones

    58. David Shevlino

    59. Mary Beth McKenzie

    60. Moses Hamborg

    61. Colleen Barry

    62. Casey Baugh

    63. Brian DiNicola

    64. Yong-chul Kim

    65. Sam Woodfin

    66. Rose Freymuth

    67. Rainer Andreesen

    68. Matt Talbert

    69. Michael Bergt

    70. Susannah Martin

    71. Sarah Stieber

    72. Mary Chiaramonte

    73. Hollis Dunlap

    74. Roos van der Vliet

    75. Erik Jones

    76. Julie Bell

    77. Zoey Frank

    78. Nick Alm

    79. Anna Wypych

    80. Nicholas Chaundy

    81. Adam Caldwell

    82. Kim Leutwyler

    83. Cornelia Hernes

    84. Prudence Flint

    85. Jeremy Mann

    86. Steven DaLuz

    87. Michaël Borremans

    88. Bo Bartlett

    89. Steve Huston

    90. Nicola Verlato

    91. Wendelin Wohlgemuth

    92. Benjamin Björklund

    93. Nicolás Uribe

    94. Henrik Aa. Uldalen

    95. Kim Cogan

    96. Diego Zelaya

    97. David Palumbo

    98. Flavia Pitis

    99. Ruprecht von Kaufmann

    100. Odd Nerdrum

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