Figural Variations illuminates the ways American artists through the centuries have interpreted the human figure in painted portraits and self-portraits. These works, drawn from the collection of Phoenix Art Museum, portray a broad range of subjects in various artistic styles.
Featured paintings include those by Marcia Marcus, Sylvia Sleigh, Lorser Feitelson, and Arthur B. Carles. Also included is a work by Japanese-American artist Miné Okubo.
Marcia Marcus, Self Portrait at MacDowell Colony, New Hampshire (Autorretrato en la Colonia MacDowell, Nuevo Hampshire), 1969. Oil on canvas. Gift of American Academy of Arts and Letters Childe Hassam Fund. © 2022 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.