Tag Archives : photorealism

Hyperrealism Magazine #7 – June issue


We open this fantastic number with an exclusive content, our first live coverage event in occasion of the Venice Biennale: the exhibition at Giardini della Marinaressa where we met Carole Feuerman and her breathtaking sculptures! We finally reveal all the fantastic artists who will be present at the July exhibition in collaboration with Copro Gallery and we’ve been so lucky…

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Robin Eley goes beyond Hyperrealism


LA based artist Robin Eley never ceases to amaze with his surprising works that take contemporary realism to another level each time. In his last project he’s collaborating with the NY fashion photographer Max Papendieck and the Dutch model Daphne Groeneveld for a very unique show: Robin works on large scale printed photographs made by Max and with Daphne as…

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Carina Francioso at ARC Vision 2019


Carina Francioso, Canadian artist, is the recipient of the Art Renewal Center/Arcadia Contemporary Gallery Award. Some of her recent works are now exhibited at Arcadia Contemporary Gallery, California, US, until March 2nd. The paintings that Carina has presented in the occasion of the Arc Vision 2019 at Arcadia Gallery are simply breathtaking. She has created a complete portrait of the…

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The Importance of Being Alternative


“Alternative Realism Project” is an original idea by Hyperrealism Magazine. © Photorealism, as we know, was born at the end of 60’s in US and has recently turned 50. This movement has broken the rules of the XX century’s art, bringing back the realism in the modern era and depicting a well-placed historic period. In this way, following the Pop…

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The New Photorealism of Harold Zabady


Harold Zabady is a multi-award winning US photorealist painter. His work is focused on all the typical themes that distinguish the first generation of Photorealism: vintage cars, shop windows and ordinary scenes of everyday American life. He is able to vary his work skillfully passing from cityscapes to portrait and automotive paintings. Zabady’s artworks are part of the classic photorealistic…

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Hyperrealism Magazine – SPECIAL!


We all know, Hyperrealism has changed the way of painting. From ’60s of the last century, it totally broke the usual concept of making art and it became always more popular among people, thanks to the extraordinary technique and the common themes. Now, with the web is even more and more spread all over the world and we just realized…

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Matthew Shutt’s Superheroes


Matthew Shutt is a UK based artist, who creates photorealistic paintings, mostly about a very particular and topical theme: the superheroes universe. His work unifies the imaginary world, already present in comics and movies, with a reality often too much concrete and hard. He uses a child’s point of view in his compositions to both represent the perception he had of the life…

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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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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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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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