David Ligare | American Neo-Classical Painter | 1945

David Ligare was born in 1945 and is an American contemporary realist painter. Since 1978, he has been focusing on painting landscapes, still life’s and figures that are informed by Greco-Roman antiquity. Chief among his stated influences are the aesthetic and philosophical theories of the Greek sculptor Polykleitos and the mathematician and philosopher Pythagoras, as well as the work of the 18th-century classical painter Nicholas Poussin. David is a resident of Salinas, California. His art works and paintings often depict the terrain of the central Californian coast in the background.