“What interests me most is neither still life nor landscape: it is the human figure” – Henri Matisse. Body and form were central to Matisse’s work, as they are to this collection. From traditional charcoal studies to contemporary metal sculpture, examine and appreciate the classical beauty of the figure.

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Traditional / Gesture / Figure / Line / Form / Posture / Stylized / Nude / Portrait / Study / Classic / Expressive / Strength / Examine / Proportion / Beauty / Life /
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Traditional / Gesture / Figure / Line / Form / Posture / Stylized / Nude / Portrait / Study / Classic / Expressive / Strength / Examine / Proportion / Beauty / Life /

Picturesque landscape photography is given a playful graphic treatment that enhances the scenery through flat color and abstract forms, verging on the surreal.

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In anticipation of an artful and prosperous New Year, this December we’ll be counting the days to 2017 with some of our favorite numerical artworks. Follow along on instagram for a chance to give the gift of an FBFA artwork to a friend; simply like the photo and tag a friend to be entered. The lucky winner will be drawn at random after January 1st. Happy Holidays!

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TEN... NINE... EIGHT... SEVEN... SIX... FIVE... FOUR... THREE... TWO... ONE... HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM FBFA!
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TEN... NINE... EIGHT... SEVEN... SIX... FIVE... FOUR... THREE... TWO... ONE... HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM FBFA!