10 of the BEST Contemporary Portrait Artists

10 of the BEST Contemporary Portrait Artists

Originially posted on One Fine Bid

FrankOritiCapturing both a physical likeness as well as the emotional essence of the sitter is no easy task. Here is our pick of ten of the best portrait artists working today.

Frank Oriti

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Frank Oriti paints blue-collar protagonists who have attempted to escape their suburban homes, but ultimately have ended up returning here. His style is extremely naturalistic and the figures seem weighed down, seemingly withdrawn and disappointed by their failed escape from the Midwestern suburban hometowns.

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