About Figura Pictura

Periodical examining contemporary art



Based in Belgium, the international periodical is characterised by an artistic high end design and its art scientific approach towards uncharted terrain in contemporary art history. More specifically, the main objective of Figura Pictura is to contribute to the written canonisation of 21st century art and its main protagonists, emphasizing on its selected field of research in representational painting.

The formal and conceptual foundation of all issues by Figura Pictura build on the artistic tradition of books as an alternate space for art. All issues are a numbered and limited edition print. 

The series of Figura Pictura presents (i) summary works, offering a frame of reference to approach representational painting today and a foundation for further research; (ii) in-depth articles on specific issues, topics and contemporary phenomena; (iii) monographic works, presenting the world's leading painters and the efflorescence of the canon of the 21st century.

Production staff:

Editor in chief Julien Delagrange, graphic design and typography by Lieselot Hoedt.


Figura Pictura

Periodical examining contemporary art

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