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riginal figurative oil & acrylic paintings of curvy, strong women by contemporary award-wining artist
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Saturday, March 28, 2015

All Is Still, figurative painting of woman, seated female, figuration, woman art, contemporary figure painter, women in art,



























All Is Still, Figurative Painting of Woman, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 24" x 18"
Edges painted black for hanging without frame
$975 plus $25 shipping in US. CA residents, please add 7.5% sales tax.
International shipping available. Email: marie@mariefox.com Click image to view larger


In this painting I was trying to rein in my tendency to include zillions of details. The three other paintings beneath this one were fussy and awkward so I'm pleased that at last I produced one I like.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Orange Barrette, figurative painting of woman, female figuration, contemporary figure painting, woman art, girl leaning on table




























The Orange Barrette, Figurative Painting of Woman, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 20" x 20"
Edges .75 inch deep and painted black for hanging without frame
$975 plus $30 shipping in US. CA residents, please add 7.5% sales tax.
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Friday, March 13, 2015

Glance, figurative painting, head of woman, portrait, female figuration, contemporary figure painter, women art, face of woman


Glance, Figurative Painting, Head of Woman, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 8" x 8"
Edges painted black for hanging without frame
$190 plus $10 shipping in US. CA residents, please add 7.5% sales tax.
International shipping available. Email: marie@mariefox.com Click image to view larger

Monday, March 2, 2015

Reclining Nude, female figuration, contemporary figure painter, woman art, woman sleeping, girl, figure study, figurative painitng


Nude Reclining, Figurative Painting of Woman, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 12" x 12"
Edges painted black for hanging without frame     SOLD
$250 plus $12 shipping in US. CA residents, please add 7.5% sales tax.
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Friday, February 20, 2015

In The Garden, figurative woman, female figuration, women art, contemporary figure painter, figure study, flowers, seated woman


In The Garden, Figurative Painting of Woman, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 18" x 24"
Edges painted black for hanging without frame  $600 plus $30 shipping in US
CA residents, please add $7.5% tax - International shipping available
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This was an experiment in that I drew the figure into or onto another painting, a still-life with flowers.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Looking Down, figurative study, figuration, contemporary figure painter, portrait, face, Michelangelo study


Looking Down, Figurative Painting, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 12"x 12"
Edges painted black for hanging without frame   SOLD
$225 plus $10 shipping in US. CA residents, please add 7.5% sales tax.
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A head study based on Michelangelo. He's a great teacher.

Friday, January 30, 2015

Asleep, sleeping woman, female figuration, contemporary figurative artist, figure study, art about women, nap, dream




























Asleep, Figurative Painting of Woman, Acrylic and charcoal on Stretched Canvas, 8" x 8"
Edges painted black for hanging without frame; charcoal fixed with varnish
$225 plus $10 shipping in US. CA residents, please add 7.5% sales tax.
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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Bedazzled, nude figurative painting of woman, female figuration, woman art, contemporary figure painter, colorful abstraction
























Bedazzled, Nude Figurative Painting of Woman, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 20" x 20"
Edges .75" deep, painted black for hanging without frame
$950 plus $35 shipping in US. CA residents, please add 7.5% sales tax.
International shipping available. Email: marie@mariefox.com Click image to view larger

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Unruffled, figurative painting of woman on diving board, contemporary figure painter, female figuration, swimming pool in summer


Unruffled,  Figurative Painting of Woman, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 24" x 18"
Edges .75 deep and painted black for hanging without frame  $1200 plus $35 shipping in US.
CA residents, please add 7.5% tax. International shipping available.
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Happily, this painting is a bit more abstract than usual. The setting is recognizable but not in perspective or described with much detail.

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Figurative painting of woman, contemporary figure painter, female figuration, seated woman, woman art


Any Time Now, Figurative Painting of Woman, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas,
30" x 30"  Edges 1.5 deep and painted black for hanging without frame
$2600 plus $40 shipping in US. CA residents, please add 7.5% sales tax.
International shipping available. Email: marie@mariefox.com Click image to view larger

Woman seated by moonlit ocean, figurative painting, odalisque, contemporary figure painter, art of women,


Reverie, Figurative Painting of Woman, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas,
36" x 48" Edges 1.5" deep and painted black for hanging without frame
$5300 plus $50 shipping in US. CA residents, please add 7.5% sales tax.
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figurative woman painting, contemporary figure painter, dancer, female figuration, woman art


Between DancesFigurative Painting of Woman, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 14" x 11"
Edges painted black for hanging without frame
$450 plus $12 shipping in US. CA residents, please add 7.5% sales tax.
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I changed the background of the painting by eliminating a window and small painting, and feel it now works much better.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Figurative painting of seated woman, contemporary figure painter, female figuration, women art



















That Summer Day, Figurative Painting of Woman, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 30" x 40"
Edges 1.5 deep and painted black for hanging without frame
$4100 plus $40 shipping in US. CA residents, please add 7.5% sales tax.
International shipping available. Email: marie@mariefox.com Click image to view larger

This is the larger version of a study. By increasing the size from 11x14 TO 30x40, the painting completely changed. This one has lots of texture in the ground and paint layers and differs slightly from the original in color and design. I love painting this big!





Saturday, September 6, 2014

Reclining Woman Reading, figurative painting, female figuration, contemporary figure painter


Reading Under The Redwood Tree, Figurative Painting of Woman,
Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 18" x 36"  SOLD
$1200 plus $40 shipping in US. Edges painted black for hanging without frame
Email: marie@mariefox.com
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I really like the fact that this reading woman ended up outdoors rather than in her original setting indoors on a couch. The blobs in the background suggest flowers on some kind of structure.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Bathing woman, figurative female, figuration, woman swimming in ocean, contemporary figurative painter

























The Red Cap, Figurative Painting of Woman, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 8" x "
Edges painted black for hanging without frame SOLD
International shipping available. Email: marie@mariefox.com
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I did this small one as a study for  a larger version.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Figurative painting of woman, female figuration, contemporary figure painter, woman's face


























Figurative Painting of Woman's Head, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 12" x 12"
Edges painted black for hanging without frame. SOLD
International shipping available. Email: marie@mariefox.com
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An experiment with color.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Nude woman, figurative oil painting, female figuration, girl in the woods, contemporary figure painter


Spring Rite, Figurative Painting of Nude Woman, Oil on Stretched Canvas, 24" x 18"
Edges painted black for hanging without frame  Not for Sale
Email: marie@mariefox.com
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I added the background after completing the figure. She seemed to be out in nature enjoying her nakedness, perhaps moving in a rite to Spring.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Figurative portrait of woman, female figuration, woman, contemporary figurative painter,


Class of '52, Figurative Painting of Woman, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 6" x 6"
Study, Not For Sale   Email: marie@mariefox.com
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Somehow this reminds me of a high school photo from the '50s. She's borrowed Mom's lipstick, had her hair done and been told to look thoughtfully into the distance. Click!

Monday, July 14, 2014

Figurative woman, figuration, female, contemporary figurative painter, figure


The TreeFigurative Painting of Woman, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 11" x 14"
Study for a larger painting, Not For Sale
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I plan to do a much larger version of this.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Finding a Seashell at Sunset, figurative woman, figuration, female, contemporary figure painter


Finding A Seashell At Sunset, Figurative Painting of Woman
Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 12" x 12"
Edges painted black for hanging without frame   $450 plus shipping
Email: marie@mariefox.com
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Two nude women, female figuration, contemporary figurative painter, reclining woman, female form



Her Muse, Figurative Painting of Two Nude Women, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 24" x 30"
Edges 1.5 inches deep and painted black for hanging without frame
$2400 plus $30 shipping in US. International shipping available
Email: marie@mariefox.com
See Donna Ison's fantastic poem paired with this painting: HERE


Here I tried to combine two figures in a somewhat abstract and ambiguous environment. I hope to continue in this direction.


Friday, June 20, 2014

St. Tropez Nude, Female Figurative Painting, Woman by Ocean, Beach with Sailboat, Figuration, Contemporary figure painter


St. Tropez Nude. Female Figurative Painting, Woman by Ocean, Beach with Sailboat
Oil and acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 30" x 24"
$2400 and $25 shipping in US. International shipping available.
Edges 1.5 inches deep, painted black for hanging without frame
Email: marie@mariefox.com
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Just a bit of wishful thinking for the title...

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Possibilities, figurative painting of woman, female figuration, contemporary figure painter, woman reading


Possibilities, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 24" x 24" SOLD
Edges 1.5" deep and painted black for hanging without frame
$1900 plus $25 shipping in US. International shipping available.
Email: marie@mariefox.com
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This painting really works for me in that it's angular, has minimal colors and the face is slightly abstract. It seems that she is between activities or thoughts, wholly comfortable in the moment.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Morning Musings, figurative woman, contemporary figure painter, female figuration, woman by open window on Riviera coast, ocean


Morning Musings, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 24" x 24"
Edges 1.5" deep and painted black for hanging without frame
$1900 plus actual cost shipping
Or please write to me: Email: marie@mariefox.com
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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Sirens, figurative painting women by ocean, sailboat, female figuration, contemporary figurative painter, mythological woman,












The Sirens' Day Off, Figurative Painting of Two Women By Ocean
Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 24" x 48" SOLD
$4100 plus $40 shipping in US, International shipping available.
Edges 1.5" deep and painted black for hanging without frame
Email: marie@mariefox.com
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Two Sirens relax on a day off from their job of luring sailors toward shore and onto the rocks.

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Friday, April 18, 2014

There's My Chance, figurative female at beach, ocean, female figuration, sailboats, contemporary figure painter


There's My Chance, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 30" x 30"
Edges painted black for hanging without frame
$2600 plus $25 shipping in US. International shipping available
Email: marie@mariefox.com
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I'm painting bigger these days and loving it. In most cases, I paint a sketch to see if I like the composition and colors. But this big girl just landed on my canvas.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Maine Afternoon, woman on dock by ocean, lobster pot, lobster boat, fishing pier, contemporary figurative painter, female figuration


Maine Afternoon, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 20" x 20"
Edges painted black for hanging without frame
Figurative painting of woman sitting on lobster pot on dock in Maine
$500. SOLD
International shipping available. Email: marie@mariefox.com
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I've spent many a glorious day sitting on a pier such as this in New England.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Figurative painting of woman, female figuration, contemporary figure painter, woman art, dancer in Tuscany, painting women


A Moment To Herself, Figurative Painting of Woman, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 24" x 24"
Edges 1 3/8" deep and painted black.   SOLD
$1900 plus $25 shipping in US. International shipping available
Email: marie@mariefox.com
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I love the colors in this painting and a certain unfinished quality of the skin. She seems to hear the distant chirp of a bird outside her window in the Tuscan hills.

Saturday, January 11, 2014

The Waterfall, woman bather in stream, figurative female, contemporary figure painter, bathing in river


The Waterfall, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 16" x 20"
$700 plus shipping in US SOLD to a collector in Canada
International shipping available. Email: marie@mariefox.com
See Donna Ison's fantastic poem paired with this painting: HERE

I love the mood of contentment in this painting.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Figurative painting of woman by sea, open window, female figuration, contemporary figure painter, face of woman


Woman by Open Window, Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, 12" x 12"
Study for larger painting. Not For Sale
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There's something about the angles of the arms, the open window and pensive expression that pleases me and makes me want to explore the image in a larger size.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Head of woman, female portrait drawing chalk charcoal, figuration, figurative art face, figure painter


Drawing - Head of Woman -4, Pencil and chalk on gray toned paper, 12" x 16"

$100 plus $10 shipping in US. CA residents, please add 7.5% sales tax.
International shipping available. Email: marie@mariefox.com
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Figurative painting, contemporary figure painter, women art, Marie Fox, figuration

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