Written by Guest Blogger Harmony Difo “Is this real? Or am I imagining things. Those strawberries must be real, they look too perfect and delicious not to eat!” These are the types of dreamy, irrational thoughts that floated across my mind as I stared longingly at the work of Pedro Campos,
By now you should know that we have a weakness for Photorealistic painters, and when we find a new one, we feel oblige to introduce it to you (especially when he paints our favorite city). Here is the amazing work British painter Nathan Walsh. His style is
Painter Shawn Huckins evokes the visual style of 1950′s and 60′s USA in this series. Gas stations, swimming pools, neon street signs, cars, everyday commercial products, driveways and bars appear in his earlier work. His series Paint Chips again examines the consumer culture of America and at the same time features the implication of color [...]
The enlarged fashion pages by Italian artist Stefania Fersini bring back to real scale the characters and the scene in the foreground, creating a parallel world made of models, scenarios, icons of our society. As in front of a mirror, viewers recognize the reflection they aim to identify with. Magazine papers picked recycled from
Since 1987, Dutch Photo-realistic artist Tjalf Sparnaay has been working on his imposing oeuvre, constantly seeking new images that have never been painted before (mostly painting food). What he calls Megarealism is part of the contemporary global art movement of Hyperrealism, and with prices of original oil paintings between 10.000 and 45.000 €, Sparnaay is [...]
British hyper-realist artist JKB Fletcher, paint gorgeous superheroes themed woman in a very sensual way. “My Paintings address questions of whether photorealism is anything more than a photograph with oil based paint. Using ‘reality’ and sensuality to provoke thoughts and sensations of physicality and beauty.”
Last night Gagosian Gallery hosted the opening of Damien Hirst’s latest work entitled End of an Era. His diamond world was star studded with icons in all genres of culture, from art to music to film to sports.
American Photorealist painter Richard Phillips lives and works in New York. He is known for his large-scale glossy hyper-realistic paintings, recalling the pictorial style of magazines from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s and reflecting traditions of popular image.
I’m loving Adam Sennett’s photorealistic paintings of over the counter drugs and homemade grenades. The lighting and style makes the paintings reminiscent of 18th or 19th centuries household remedies and weaponry. See more of Adam Sennett’s painting here.