even though the human figure and all it’s components have not changed much in millennia, it seems an inexhaustible inspiration for artists and their audiences alike. this obsession is probably a condition which stems from our need for understanding ourselves; from classic to modern, figurative studies has provided images through which we can reflect. zack zdrale is one of these artists that seeks to illuminate the contemporary through the interpretation of the traditional; his work succeeds in capturing an essence of old school masters’ stillness while quietly provoking the complexities of modern perceptions.