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Please, Don't Smoke The Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.10.2015 | Arts

"Don't smoke the art" is a pretty standard, unwritten law at museums and galleries across the world. Yet in the case of German-Korean artist Andrei K...

Artist Brings His Idols To Life In Wildly Detailed Drawings

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.08.2015 | Arts

How do you honor your idols? Do you hang up their posters, drown your ears in their music, spend your every free moment telling friends and stra...

These Tiny, Super-Realistic Paintings Are Even Better Than Emojis

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 09.08.2015 | Arts

Is it a fleck of dirt? A crumb from breakfast? Karen Libecap's hyperrealistic paintings are so tiny you might miss them -- but that doesn't mean you ...

Ashley Oubre's Hyperreal Drawings Embody The Unpleasant Moments We All Experience

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.03.2015 | Arts

When artist Ashley Oubre first began drawing, her subjects were often based on random photos she'd found online. In her own words, she was obses...

An Entire House Dangles Mid-Air In Germany, All In The Name Of Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.19.2015 | Arts

 Read the original story on ArchDaily.   Courtesy of ZKM   Argentine artist Leandro Erlich has created “Pulled by th...

Wildly Realistic Fallen Angel Sculpture Will Haunt Your Dreams

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.07.2015 | Arts

Not since John Travolta's awkward portrayal of Archangel Michael in Nora Ephron's 1996 fantasy/drama of the same name have we been so unnerved by a fa...

Why The Faces Of Mysterious Women Are Peering Back From Abandoned Buildings

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts

On a rusted and cracked wall, at an undisclosed location, a portrait of a young woman overlooks a grim waterway. The woman, who is eerily calm i...

Surreal Hyperrealistic Paintings That Require A Double-Take

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 04.29.2015 | Arts

Virtual reality - Acrylic, alkyd and oil on glazed canvas, 80 x 80 cm At first blush, Marco Grassi’s works of art look like intimate photogra...

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Hyperrealistic Drawings Ask Viewers To Take A Closer Look At Homeless Communities | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.22.2015 | Arts

Homeless individuals across the country face countless challenges everyday, many that must be overcome simply in order to survive. San Francisco...

Hyperrealistic Paintings So Detailed You Can Taste The Honey

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.20.2015 | Arts

We know our readers love hyperrealistic painting -- those almost realer-than-real depictions of everyday life, captured in granular details that excee...

Wildly Hyperrealistic Drawings Capture The Transformation Of The Aging Face

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.03.2015 | Arts

"The question that they usually ask me is: How can a 30-year-old artist, being young, be so fascinated by the aging and wrinkles that mark each person...

12 Hyperrealistic Tattoos That Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Mik Thobo-Carlsen | Posted 01.31.2015 | Arts
Mik Thobo-Carlsen

This post is dedicated to taking a closer look at the work of some of the best realistic tattooers in the world. Realistic tattoos are inspired by the Realism Art Movement. The popularity of realistic tattoos has grown tremendously over the years and some have become viral sensations on social media.

Feast Your Eyes Upon These Sweetly Hyperrealistic Artworks And Feel Unworthy

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.21.2014 | Arts

A glass of wine, an adorable pug, a jar of Nutella. Not only does Ivan Hoo have an inhuman ability to transform worldly objects into drawings, he also...

We Can't Get These Freakishly Hyperrealistic Sculptures Out Of Our Heads

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.23.2014 | Arts

Realistic sculpture is nothing new. Michelangelo, Verrocchio, Alexandros of Antioch -- all these early masters knew how to transform a hunk of stone i...

No, These Are Not Photographs...They're Paintings By Robin Eley

Susan Michals | Posted 12.22.2014 | Arts
Susan Michals

Amid a sea of abject narcissism, documenting what we eat, what we wear, who we saw and what tomorrow's weather might be, hyperrealism could perhaps be the last connective tissue to something that once was a great art.

This Is What A Hyperrealist Tattoo Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.21.2014 | Arts

Valentina Ryabova is a self-taught tattoo artist from St. Petersburg, Russia. She tends to ink familiar designs -- images that involve faces of loved ...

10 Insanely Detailed Drawings With One Foot In Reality And The Other In Our Dreams

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.18.2014 | Arts

Since the early days of The Huffington Post Arts & Culture page we've known one thing to be true: people love their hyperrealism. The demanding artist...

Hyperrealist Paintings Of Food So Sumptuous You Can Taste Them

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.08.2014 | Arts

Painting, as a practice, has a long history of capitalizing on the sensual, intimate aspects of people and objects. From a lounging nude figure to a f...

This Hyperrealist Paintings Capture The Small Magical Moments Of Living In New York

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.29.2014 | Arts

New York is an towering city teeming with people, so depicting its small intimate, moments on canvas -- not to mention its moods, its complexity, or e...

These Hyperrealistic Wood Sculptures Will Make Your Jaw Drop

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts

Bruno Walpoth can practically turn wood into flesh. The Italian artist has a knack for creating haunting, incredibly lifelike sculptures hewn out ...

Hyperrealist Drawings To Make You Drool All Over Your Keyboard

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.18.2014 | Arts

Another day, another amazingly talented hyperrealist artist to make you painfully self-aware of your own lack of drawing skills. Don't mind us, we're ...

We Can't Stop Staring At These Hyperrealistic Depictions Of Innards And Guts

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.25.2014 | Arts

We're not sure exactly what it is that we're looking at here, but we can't look away. Pristine plastic baggies pumped with innards and guts dangle mys...

In This Naughty Candyland, Things Aren't As Sweet As They Seem (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.02.2014 | Arts

Imagine a place rife with layered cakes, pastel-hued fondant, cotton candy tufts and cherries-on-top, where scantily clad women -- including Katy Perr...

This 19-Year-Old Hyperrealist Artist Is About To Blow Your Mind

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts

Jose Vergara (aka Redosking) is an impressively talented hyperrealist who is quickly transforming our idea of colored pencils and their artistic poten...

This Is NOT A Photograph

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.14.2014 | Arts

Readers, we know you love your hyperrealism. We're not going to lie, we too love gazing upon the technical prowess of these paint masters, heads abuzz...