hyperrealism

painting

Hyperreal Polar Bear Paintings Are as Sweet as Can Be

Imagine a fantasy world were the bears majestically float in space and laze in flowers.
Diana Shi
6.25.17
sculpture

These Eerily Lifelike Sculptures Probe Death, Pain, and the Grotesque

"People think there’s one way the body can be, and anything that deviates from that is grotesque," says artist Ivana Bašić.
Beckett Mufson
6.20.17
painting

These Hyperrealistic Paintings Look Like Stunning Photographs

These sun-drenched scenes are so detailed, you'll be shocked to learn that they are illustrations.
Diana Shi
6.17.17
painting

Hyperrealistic Water Nudes Swim for Female Empowerment

We sat down with American painter Reisha Perlmutter to talk about her new series of paintings.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.15.17
painting

Lonely Hyperreal Paintings Show Moments of Social Isolation

Dutch painter Gerard Boersma uses hyperreal painting to reflect upon our overly-connected, yet ultimately disconnected society.
Andrew Nunes
6.10.17
Illustration

Artist Examines American Media Through Photorealist Charcoal Drawings

Robert Longo has been drawing photographic images of America for nearly five decades.
Diana Shi
5.27.17
hyperrealism

These Hyper Realistic Masks Are Absolutely Freaking Us Out

Landon Meier's 'Hyperflesh' masks turn him into Trump, Putin, Walter White, and now a creepy child-man.
Beckett Mufson
5.17.17
sculpture

[NSFW] Bestiality and Surrealism Collide in Frightful Hyperrealistic Sculptures

The human face is a complex mask in Catalonian sculptor Samuel Salcedo’s work.
DJ Pangburn
5.14.17
Illustration

A Korean Illustrator’s Existentially Damaged Illustrations

Seductive men and women pose in moods of aching distress in Dani Soon’s technically-deft illustrations.
Diana Shi
5.7.17
sculpture

Gigantic Smashed Candy Sculptures Will Give You a Sugar High

Hyperrealist sculptor Peter Anton has created sculptures of cherry pie, confetti cake, ice cream sundae, and a chocolate bunny, amongst other sugary treats, then smashed them.
DJ Pangburn
4.28.17
Illustration

Kendrick Lamar Just Got a DAMN Hyperrealistic Portrait

22-year-old self-taught illustrator Gurekbal Singh Bhachu says it was worth drawing every hair on Kendrick's fur coat.
Beckett Mufson
4.14.17
drawing

These Aren’t Photographs. They’re Arinze Stanley’s Hyperrealist Drawings

Self-taught artist Arinze Stanley is part of a diverse and growing art scene in his home country.
DJ Pangburn
3.28.17
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