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Jan Nelson: artists are “Re-Born”


Jan Nelson is an American painter with an artistic path really out of the ordinary. He began his career in the 70s, reaching the highest levels, and meeting Don Eddy, who became mentor and friend to him. Shortly thereafter, the vicissitudes of life interrupted his artistic career, but his passion never stopped and led him to take up the artistic discourse he began many years earlier. From another age, and with a completely different artistic scenario, thanks to his innate talent, he returns to the top of the scene in contemporary realism, collecting great satisfactions. His works are strictly related to his personal life and point of view: subjects as piles…

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Hyper Mag 2


The second amazing issue of Hyperrealism Magazine is finally out! In this one we have had the opportunity to talk with Eloy Morales about his art and his recent experience as a protagonist of a beautiful docufilm; Antonio Cazorla launches an important message to emerging artists and gives us some sneak-peek on his next solo exhibition at the Bernarducci Gallery.…

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Art for Women’s sake


In celebration of International Women’s Day, we want to homage it with a pearl from the recent art history. In 1991-92 Gottfried Helnwein created 48 portraits of the most important women in the world who left an indelible imprint in history in every field. Helnwein’s was a direct reply to the 48 male portraits painted twenty years earlier, in 1971-72,…

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Behind the hyperrealism of Jacques Bodin


Jacques Bodin is a French based painter who realizes truly exceptional hyperrealistic paintings. His superior technique allows him to excel in every subject he decides to represent, passing from portrait to still life and natural scenes with great mastery. So, he creates some different series, but one of the most recognizable and interesting is “De Dos”, where he depicts mainly…

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The PseudoRealism of Paul Corfield


Paul Corfield is a UK based artist. His artistic career is really uncommon: he started with traditional photorealistic artworks, then he develops his own style in a very original idea called “Pseudorealism“. Corfield’s paintings are the result of an ongoing experiment in computational design, he creates complex subjects with geometric shapes inspired to the modern conceptual architectural design and modern…

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Pastel drawings by Dagmar Colen


Dagmar Colen is a Dutch artist, who creates realistic pastel drawings representing both people and animals. Her own work includes portraits that speak about her personality, with a studied mix of composition and colors and a balance between light and shadow. In her works, everyone could see a constant research for subjects that inspires her the most and a strong and…

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Free nature of Christophe Drochon


Christophe Drochon is a French-based artist, and he’s one of the most skilled painters in the hyperrealistic animal painting. He realizes incredibly detailed animal portraits, but, as he told us in the interview for the first issue of Hyperrealism Magazine, in his paintings, the animal and the scenery are often used as symbols to express his ideas and to illustrate…

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Mysterious atmospheres of Johan Abeling


Johan Abeling is a Dutch artist who creates suggestive landscapes characterized by the total desolation of the shown places and by the fog, a recurring leitmotif in his artworks.  He uses the Sfumato technique to increase the mysterious atmosphere in his paintings, this technique first applied by Leonardo Da Vinci, requires several layers of trasparent paint and softening tones. “This…

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