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Realistic Relaxation

Still bearing water drops from her recent swim, this incredibly realistic young lady is the work of American sculptor Carole A. Feuerman.

Copyright Debbie Smyth, 5 December 2017… 16 more words

Fun Foto Challenge

Claudio Bravo - Return from the Supermarket (1971)

Claudio Bravo (1936 – 2011) was a hyperrealist and surrealist painter from Chile. He attributed his inspiration to the Italian and Spanish masters of Baroque and Renaissance, but was also influenced by Dalí ’s surrealist works. 204 more words

Chile Art

Theory as Practice - Week 7

Theory as Practice – Contextual Portfolio

Semester 1
Level 1

Focus: Introduction into Surrealism and the uncanny valley

Surrealism began in 1920’s Paris post the First World War. 743 more words

Theory As Practice - Contextual Portfolio

Select an image from the mass media and discuss (in between 200-400 words) its relationship to the hyperreal.

An example of hyperrealism in today’s society is the way that people portray themselves on social networking sites in comparison to their appearance in reality. It is common that females are overly concerned with their appearance and spend hours perfecting their face and body in order to look their best for their followers on instagram, Facebook and twitter. 182 more words

Nothing Else Matters - Mike Dargas

Shakespeare said it best in “The Merchant of Venice”, ‘All that glisters is not gold’.  Things are not always what they appear to be.  At first glance you could be forgiven for thinking that this piece of hyper realistic art is a photo, but it is actually the superb creation of Mike Dargas. 356 more words


Still Life Photography – Two Masterworks

. Photography like hyperrealist painting – “Photounrealism”?

It is quite frequent to take some hyperrealist and photorealist paintings for actual photographs, but not so frequent –in fact, very odd– to take photographs for paintings. 600 more words

Visual Arts