Hyperrealism

Jessica Hess - Fade and Fish, solo show at Spoke Art, 2012 , photo credits - Arrested Motion

Jessica Hess

Jessica Hess is an American artist known for her hyperrealistic paintings of industrial wasteland covered with graffiti and street art. Born in Massachusetts and raised in North Carolina, Hess began painting her cityscapes in 2003 while she was attending the Rhode Island School of Design, a fine arts and design college located in Providence, in [&hellip...

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Seth Armstrong in front of his artwork

Seth Armstrong

The artist who knows how to combine hyperrealism and surrealism is definitely Seth Armstrong. Although he sometimes changes his style, texture, and surfaces on which he works, what is constant in his paintings is the motif represented in the exploration of...

Brian Mashburn in front of his artwork

Brian Mashburn

Brian Mashburn is an American artist, famous for creating amazing oil paintings of foggy landscapes, made with such precision and details. He shows the existence of the natural world, alongside the cruelty and destructive forces of industrialization. His...

Reisha Perlmutter - work in progress

Reisha Perlmutter

Reisha Perlmutter is an American artist, whose amazing hyperrealist paintings leave no one indifferent. Her inspiration comes from the childhood memories of the light and nature, alongside her growing up near the water. She turns the past into present...

Mike Dargas

Mike Dargas is a German visual artist and painter that recently became widely known for his large-scale hyperrealistic oil portraits. A true master of the trompe l’oeil style, he amazes people with his skill sets in such amount that one can’t be...

Yrjo Edelmann

A theme old as the painting itself – even the ancient Greek painters have been obsessed with mimetic qualities of their art. In the contest between Zeuxis and Parrhasius regarding who is the greater artist Zeuxis’s grapes were so masterfully painted that...

Warren J Fox

Warren J Fox is an Australian artist, who crafts photo-realistic illustrations, based on detailed photography. His eye lends itself to capturing his own photography, but he’s best known for his Two Originals. This concept creates an original...

Oil portrait on canvas is as a photo - Kelly Sean paints oil works for every republic museum and oil gallery

Kehinde Wiley

Widely renowned for his distinctive contemporary pieces of portraiture, Kehinde Wiley is extremely capable of fusing traditional techniques with modern motifs and photorealistic style. The idea behind this American painter’s art is the principle of...

Eloy Morales

Eloy Morales

If you’re convinced that you are watching photos, think twice. Eloy Morales is an artist with extraordinary talent to convey the impression of photographic reality through his hyper-realistic oil paintings. Choosing the canvases larger than life, he pays a...

Carole Feuerman - Survival of Serena, Boca Raton Beach Resort in Florida, 2008

Carole Feuerman

Carole Feuerman is an American sculptor whose breathtaking life-like sculptures won her a prestigious place of a pioneering figure in the world of hyperrealist sculpture. This style emerged in the 70s along with the photorealist painting. Together with her...

Gregory Block

When a painter admits that the reason he loves painting in the first place is because it gives him an excuse to look very closely at things, we know that we have before us a highly unusual artist. An American painter Gregory Block is true blue when it comes...

Adele Renault

Adele Renault

Adele Renault is a Belgium painter known for her realistic portraits from small scale canvases to wall sized murals. She is also known for depicting a real life pigeon called Camp. Adele was born in Belgium in 1988. She lived in a musical family on a farm in...

Machiko Edmondson – Oblique, 2013 (detail)

Machiko Edmondson

Machiko Edmondson, also known as Cyan D or Cyan Dee, is a British artist famous for her larger than life, hyper-realistic close-up paintings of faces, focusing on only the main facial features. Although Edmondson uses faces as a starting point to create...

Robin Eley

The representation of the human body in regards to digital culture in the work Robin Eley takes the central place and hence makes his works rather appealing and conceptually strong. The specific sub genre of photo realism is embodied in his paintings of nudes...

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Yannick Fournie

Yannick Fournié is a French artist who has established himself as a bold and provocative figurative painter. Both ironic and melancholic, his portraits deal with identity, the ambiguity of a man who wishes to affirm his place in society. From peeled-back...

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Zaria Forman

Have you ever found yourself in front of a painting that looked so breathtaking that you couldn’t find the right words to describe it? If your answer is negative then you definitely haven’t seen the work by Zaria Forman. Inspired by the most remote places...

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Erik Bulatov

Erik Bulatov is a Russian painter, graphic artist, and book illustrator. He numbers, along with Ilya Kabakov, among a small but significant group of Russian artists who, at a remove from the governmental regulations of the Soviet art system, attained...

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Colin Chillag

Colin Chillag is an American painter, whose paintings mix hyperrealism with abstraction. Highly-detailed areas move into unfinished passages that expose the work’s preliminary studies – underpaintings, scribbles, and sketches, drips, color palettes,...

Marilyn Minter

It’s so rarely that you come across something visually overwhelming, and yet can’t take your eyes off of it. Lush paintings, photographs, and videos, created by Marilyn Minter, vividly manifest our culture’s complex and sometimes contradictory emotions...

Richard Estes

The interest in intersecting the city with traditional media of painting led Richard Estes of establishing prolific, outstandingly realistic and significant oeuvre. The very choice of themes navigated him in peculiar examinations of the city infrastructure...