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Photorealism

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...

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...

This Is NOT A Photo

Posted 02.25.2014 | Arts

Glance at a Yigal Ozeri work, and you'll think you're staring at a super chic Instagram account. The Israeli artist has a knack for creating a portrai...

Nathan Walsh at Bernarducci Meisel

John Seed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
John Seed

Although he does use photographs as one of his source materials, Walsh does not define himself as a Photorealist. "You almost need to create the space from scratch, using the photographs only as a guide," he explains: "If you don't do that it won't be convincing as a painting."

LOOK: History Gets Hyperreal

Posted 05.10.2013 | Arts

Taner Ceylan is known for his painterly attention to detail and sensual works, giving his near-photographic likenesses some extra oomph on the canvas ...

LOOK: Art On The Edge

Posted 04.12.2013 | Arts

Whether scaling the unexplored gems of New York's concrete jungle, stenciling past the physical limits of the body, or dominating facial hair competit...

These Paintings Look So Real You'll Swear They're Photos!

Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts

Nathan Walsh is a British painter who can't get enough of urban landscapes. The artist pays tribute to places like New York City and Chicago via pains...

A Peek Behind Chuck Close's Photorealistic Paintings

Posted 04.03.2013 | Arts

Chuck Close begins with a photograph, which is then overlaid with a grid and meticulously translated, cell by cell, into paint. The photo maquettes --...

WATCH: This Photorealistic Drawing Is Astounding

Posted 03.19.2013 | Arts

We've seen our fair share of talented photorealist artists go viral, from Paul Cadden to Diego Fazio. But never before have we been privy to the pains...

Photorealism, All Crumpled Up

Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts

Most of us have experienced the urge to crumple up a once-treasured photograph, only to later rummage through the trash to retrieve the cherished item...

Amazing Italian Hyperrealism

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 01.17.2013 | Arts

Italian-born artist Roberto Bernardi describes his work as hyperrealism, a meticulous branch of painting closely related to photorealism. Going by...

You Will Not Believe How Many Dots Went Into This Drawing

Posted 12.15.2012 | Arts

The only thing more unbelievable than this drawing is the story behind it. In 2004 a man was found unconscious behind a Burger King dumpster w...

Food, Glorious Food!

Posted 11.13.2012 | Arts

Warning: Don't look at these photos without something delicious on hand to immediately consume. The pain will be too great. Netherlands-born ...

This Is NOT A Photograph

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.25.2012 | Arts

Currently when you google the phrase "Diego Koi," the majority of the links thrown back have to do with koi ponds in San Diego. That situation is sure...

These Portraits Are Made Of WHAT?!

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 09.27.2012 | Arts

At first glance, Nikki Douthwaite’s portraits appear to be standard pointillist paintings, like those of Seurat or Signac, but upon closer inspectio...

Not A Photograph...

Posted 09.26.2012 | Arts

Ever since our readers went bananas over the hyperrealistic works of Paul Cadden, we've been on the hunt to find other talented artists with an abilit...

Supersized Sexy Swimmer Sculptures Take Six Months To Make

Posted 09.20.2012 | Arts

Who needs Madam Tussaud when there is Carole Feuerman, the talented sculptor who has been making hyperrealistic figures for over forty years? While so...

This Is NOT A Vintage Photograph

Posted 09.10.2012 | Arts

We know these look like old photos collecting dust in your Grandma's attic, but they are in fact pencil drawings. Tiny, tiny pencil drawings. Paul ...

'The Only Thing More Boring Than Seeing A Photorealistic Painting Is Making One'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.06.2012 | Arts

We know there are few things our HuffPost Arts & Culture readers love more than a good photorealistic painting. We don't blame you; we're fans of the ...

Incredible Photorealistic Drawings Made With Ballpoint Pens

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 10.03.2014 | Arts

Look closely... it may be hard too hard to believe but the images below are actually drawings made by Portugal-based attorney, Samuel Silva. Silva, wh...

These Are Not Photographs

Posted 05.23.2012 | Arts

We understand if you don't believe us, since we can hardly believe it ourselves. But the hyperrealistic images below are in fact drawings made by Scot...

Robert Neffson: 'The City Reflects Us'

John Seed | Posted 06.11.2012 | Arts
John Seed

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Look Familiar? Artist Draws Everyday Items

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.24.2012 | Arts

Artist Janice Wu says that she believes inanimate objects "can become playful and even precious" with a little simple re-imagining. Her intricate ...

WATCH: Art Production Fund's Studio Visit with Marilyn Minter

Posted 12.21.2011 | Arts

Huffington Post Arts is thrilled to present the first in a series of behind-the-scenes glimpses into the studios and private spaces of our favorite ar...

WATCH: Art Production Fund's Studio Visit with Marilyn Minter

Posted 12.21.2011 | Arts

Huffington Post Arts is thrilled to present the first in a series of behind-the-scenes glimpses into the studios and private spaces of our favorite ar...