Photorealism

David Uessem - artist

David Uessem

David Uessem is a German painter and illustrator known for his large-scale photorealistic portraits and figurative paintings. Uessem was born in 1981 in Engelskirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, about 40 kilometres east of Cologne, Germany. He studied illustration and DTP from 2002 to 2005 at Institut für Ausbildung in bildender Kunst und Kunsttherapie (IBKK)...

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Juliette Losq

Juliette Losq is a British contemporary artist known for photo-realistic pieces which seem like a portal to another world. Born in 1978 in London, Losq received her MA in 18C British and French Art from Courtauld Institute of Art in 2001, and her PhD in Fine...

Front Yard (detail) 2013

Jessica Rohrer

Jessica Rohrer is an American fine artist best known for her meticulous, stylized portraits of her home’s interiors. Jessica Rohrer’s Windows and Building Facades Jessica Rohrer was born in Wisconsin. She graduated from Northwestern University (1996) and...

Fahamu Pecou, photo credits The Atlanta Voice

Fahamu Pecou

Fahamu Pecou is an American artist and scholar who explores black male identity in art, performance and popular culture. Born in 1975, Atlanta-based Pecou received a BFA in Painting and Digital Media from the Atlanta College of Art in 1997 and he is currently...

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Zhang Shujian

Zhang Shujian is a young Chinese painter who intensively examines the human face in his artistic practice. Shujian was born in Hunan Province in 1987 and graduated in the Department of Oil Painting of Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2010. Surprisingly enough,...

contemporary art

Onur

Onur Dinc, simply known as Onur, is a Swiss-born artist with a Turkish heritage. He is active in the street art scene, and also interested in photorealistic field of art and collages. Onur was born and raised in Zuchwil in Switzerland’s Solothurn canton, in...

photorealism

Maxim Mamsikov

Maxim Mamsikov is an Ukrainian contemporary painter, who has adopted and modified photorealist style, depicting everyday life, people and objects as fragments of collective memory. Mamsikov was born in Kiev in 1968, where he attended Shevchenko Secondary...

contemporary art

Yuri Solomko

Yuri Solomko is an Ukrainian contemporary artist, known for creating works that involve maps and cartography, to which he adds subjects and symbols, creating new connections and meanings within each of his paintings, depicting a wayward dance of meridians and...

photorealism

Kate Brinkworth

What began as a simple curiosity in film – soon became a point of difference for Kate Brinkworth, a young British artist. Fascinated by the movies directed by or in the style of Hitchcock, and after a thorough examination of the film language,...

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...

photorealism

Stefania Fersini

Stefania Fersini is an Italian painter, born in 1982 in Aosta, Italy. Known for her photorealistic style, she creates mirror-like, creased images of fashion photography and models, symbolizing rejection and society’s often unneeded and growing...

photorealism

Linnea Strid

Inspired by human emotions and the tedious details in everyday routine, Linnea Strid creates hyper-realistic oil paintings depicting the insignificant actions involving water that we reflexively repeat in any given day. The artist carefully captures most...

Contemporary Art

Nicola Verlato

Nicola Verlato is an Italian-American visual artist who creates his works through an articulated process – by using classical techniques as well as modern technology, 3D Modeling programs such as Maya and ZBrush. Verlato was born in Verona and began...

Lucas Price – Tender Buttons - Image via arrestedmotion

Lucas Price

Lucas Price, formerly known as Cyclops, combines contemporary photo-realism with religious iconography, Renaissance-inspired portraiture and text-based motifs. Featured Image: Lucas Price – Tender Buttons – Image via arrestedmotion.com...

Alberto Ibanez Cerda

Alberto Ibanez Cerda is a Mexican visual artist specialized in photorealistic paintings. He graduated from the University of Americas in Puebla....

Wayne Gonzales - Light To Dark - Dark To Light (detail) - Copyright New Orleans Museum of Art

Wayne Gonzales

Wayne Gonzales, born in New Orleans in 1957, is an American painter best known for his works in Photorealism and Hyperrealism. Since his arrival in New York in the late 1980s, artist Wayne Gonzales has found inspiration in photographs which record important...

Ralph Goings - River Valley Still Life, 1976 (detail) - Copyright Louis K Meisel Gallery

Ralph Goings

Ralph Goings, born in California in 1928, is an American painter closely associated with the Photorealism movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. He is best known for his highly detailed paintings of hamburger stands, pick-up trucks, and California banks,...

Charles Bell - Kandy Kane Rainbow, 1994 (detail)

Charles Bell

Charles Bell was an American Photorealist and Hyperrealist painter, known primarily for his large scale still lifes of vintage dolls, marbles, Barbies, and action figures arranged in imaginary scenes and dynamic compositions, cast in studio lighting....

Natee Utarit

Natee Utarit, born in 1970 in Bangkok, is a Thai artist who explores the medium of painting and connects it with photography and classical Western art. Light and perspective are some of the elements Utarit chose to work with, focusing on painting as a means...

Dirk Skreber

Dirk Skreber

Dirk Skreber is a German artist with whom natural shocks, car crashes and near-miss train accidents become monumental icons of beauty....