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Hyperrealism

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 10.22.2014 | 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...

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...

We Assure You These Hyperrealistic NSFW Sculptures Are Not, In Fact, Real People

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Drawing inspiration from Renaissance artists, Sam Jinks uses his training in special effects for film and television to create sculptures more abnorma...

This Is Not A Photograph

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.03.2013 | Arts

It may seem impossible to believe, but this is not a photograph of actor Morgan Freeman. Incredibly, it's a finger painting created on an iPad Air: ...

The Trials And Tribulations Of An Aging Superhero

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Getting older comes with its fair share of frustrations, awkward moments and embarrassing scenarios. We imagine having to wear a skin-tight super-suit...

An Artist, a Curator and a Rabbi Walk Into a Bar...

Susan Michals | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Susan Michals

An Artist, a Curator and a Rabbi Walk Into a Bar is an amalgamation of not only Dennis' wit, but but of his superior, hyper-realist eye. 'I think all of the paintings in this exhibition are Marc's strongest to date.'

10 Hyperrealistic Paintings That Will Forever Pervert Your View Of Art History (NSFW)

Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts

When Gustav Courbet painted "The Origin Of The World" in 1866, he shocked the world with his realistic depiction of a nude woman's lower half. Yet the...

10 Macabre Paintings Put A Twist On Crime Scene Photos

Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts

Antonio Santin has a knack for turning richly textured paintings of oriental rugs into macabre portraits of possible crime scenes. It sounds absurd, b...

This Is Not A Real Mosh Pit

Posted 10.18.2013 | Arts

We never before thought of a body-filled Peter Paul Rubens painting as punk rock, but contemporary painter Dan Witz is quickly changing our minds. ...

9 Reasons To Swoon Over Art Deco Theaters

Posted 10.09.2013 | Arts

With more and more Megaplex movie theaters boasting stadium seating, 3D vision and even the occasional reclining chair, the age of art house theaters ...

9 Gorgeous Drawings That Will Change How You See Global Warming

Posted 10.08.2013 | Arts

Plenty of photographers have flocked to northern waters to document the rapidly changing environment that lies beyond the Arctic Circle. However, we d...

Yes, This Is Actually A Sculpture

Posted 10.03.2013 | Arts

Rolls of fat, bulbous bald heads, clumsy nude figures. These are the images Chinese artist Mu Boyan chooses to depict. The sculptor molds impr...

If You're Squeamish, Look Away Now

Posted 09.16.2013 | Arts

If you are of the squeamish sort, look away now. Choi Xoo Ang, the Seoul born artist and dark master of the imagination, has created sculptures at onc...