Photorealism

Patrick Lee - Deadly Friends (Trusty), 2013 (detail)

Patrick Lee

More details will be forthcoming shortly. Featured image: Patrick Lee – Deadly Friends (Trusty), 2013 (detail). Graphite on paper. 36 × 24 in. 91.4 × 61 cm. Photo courtesy Miles McEnery Gallery...

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John Baeder - American Roadside, 2009 (detail)

John Baeder

John Baeder is an American painter closely associated with the Photorealist movement, best known for his detailed paintings of U.S. roadside diners....

Malcolm Morley - profile, photorealism

Malcolm Morley

Malcolm Morley is a British contemporary artist, best-known for his photorealistic paintings. Born in 1931 in London, Morley is recognized as one of the earliest innovators of super-realism, which developed as a counterpoint to Pop Art in the 1960s. Malcolm...

Ron Kleemann in his studio, 1971, photo CREDIT JACK MITCHELL

Ron Kleemann

Ron Kleemann was an American photorealist painter. Kleemann has been recognized as one of the original artists of the Photorealism movement. His work is usually that of shiny, brightly painted vehicles sometimes focusing on just certain parts....

Robert Cottingham at the Westport Arts Center

Robert Cottingham

Robert Cottingham is considered to be one of most important original photorealist painters. Cottingham’s work focuses on items associated as Americana. He studied art at Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute....

Paul Sarkisian

Paul Sarkisian is an American contemporary artist who gained international attention and acclaim as one of the leading photorealist painters. Featured image: Paul Sarkisian – Waste (detail)...

Richard McLean

Richard McLean was an American artist, one of the most prominent representatives of the Photo-realism painting, with horses as his favorite subject. Featured image: Richard McLean – Veronica’s Shanghai Duchess (detail), 1993, image courtesy of...

Tom Blackwell - Exiting Celine, Race Week, Monaco (detail), 2014-2015

Tom Blackwell

Starting out as an Abstract Expressionist, Tom Blackwell turned towards photorealism under the influence of pop art, depicting various scenes of urban life from the cities across the globe. Featured image: Tom Blackwell – Exiting Celine, Race Week,...

Gus Heinze

Gus Heinze is a talented German American-based photorealist painter who studied under Robert Weaver, Howard Trafton and Robert Ward Johnson. Featured Image: Gus Heinze – Portrait of the artist – Image via wikipedia.org...

Nick Flatt, photo via Design Collector

Nick Flatt

In this era of consumerism and massive advertising, it takes a lot to see through all of that and realize what indeed the important things are in life. After liberating himself from the shackles of the American dream he was exposed to, Nick Flatt began to...

Hisaya Taira

Hisaya Taira is a Chinese artist known for the photorealistic paintings she creates based on photographs of ordinary scenes of urban Japan and North America. Image copyrights © Mutual Art...

Jeanette Pasin Sloan

Jeanette Pasin Sloan is an American artist, best known for her photorealistic paintings, prints, and drawings of silver and stainless steel kitchenware, created in the exploration of similarities and differences between abstraction and representation....

Lorraine Shemesh

American artist Lorraine Shemesh investigates and abstracts the human form through a unique type of contemporary realism that marries figure-based painting with abstract expressionist concerns. Featured Image: Lorraine Shemesh – Bridge, 2012 –...

Kurt Kauper - Study for Man Lying Down, 2014

Kurt Kauper

Kurt Kauper is an American artist, known for his portraits of familiar cultural icons, such as opera divas, hockey players, and Barack and Michelle Obama – seen in a variety of unfamiliar ways. Featured image: Kurt Kauper – Study for Man Lying...

Hilo Chen - Beach 146, 2005 (detail)

Hilo Chen

Hilo Chen is a Taiwanese-born American painter, best known for his larger-than-life photorealistic canvases of female figures sunbathing on beaches. Featured image: Hilo Chen – Beach 146, 2005 (detail)...

Paul Staiger - PSA (There She Is), 1969 (detail)

Paul Staiger

Paul Staiger is a Portland-based artist born in 1941, known for his photorealistic paintings of everyday American life, such as home and street scenes. Featured image: Paul Staiger – PSA (There She Is), 1969 (detail)...

Robert Bechtle

Robert Bechtle

Robert Bechtle is an American painter, born in 1932 in San Francisco, California, where he still lives. The artist is known as one of the first Photorealists. Image via The Walker Art Center...

Nicky Hoberman - Twist, detail

Nicky Hoberman

Nicky Hoberman is a British artist, born in 1967 in Cape Town, South Africa. Hoberman’s work combines photorealism and caricature, exploring the themes of isolation, identity, and individuality. She lives and works in London, United Kingdom. Image...

Paul Winstanley, photographed by Rémy Deluze

Paul Winstanley

Paul Winstanley is a London-based painter, whose realistic paintings emerge from the photographs he takes and then redesigns entirely by removing parts and details. The main subject of his works are semi-public spaces, as he likes to call them – waiting...

Rebecca Mason Adams

Rebecca Mason Adams is an American contemporary artist known for her black and white photo-realistic portraits of women. Featured image: Rebecca Mason Adams in her studio, photo credits of the artist...