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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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Hyperrealism Secrets II


Today we’re going to talk about some elements that are often used in Hyperrealism: glass, shop-windows and reflections. Actually, these elements were peculiarities of Photorealism. Photorealism officially born in 1969 when Louis K. Meisel have coined this term for an exhibition and it’s the father of Hyperrealism. Among other aspect, one differentiates from the other because Hyperrealism inspects more on…

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