Hyperrealism

Fine Art Drawings, Vendeur de mangues avec petite fille, Rosario Heins

Vendeur de mangues avec petite fille

Rosario Heins

Fine Art Drawings - 40 x 30 x 3 cm Fine Art Drawings - 15.7 x 11.8 x 1.2 inch

$1,453

Painting, Chasse gardée, Flo Jaouen

Chasse gardée

Flo Jaouen

Painting - 100 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$1,021

Print, Under certain circumstances II, Yrjö Edelmann

Under certain circumstances II

Yrjö Edelmann

Print - 61 x 50 cm Print - 24 x 19.7 inch

$738

Painting, Apple season, Karina Lara

Apple season

Karina Lara

Painting - 37 x 52 cm Painting - 14.6 x 20.5 inch

$999

Fine Art Drawings, Portrait 2, Søcø

Portrait 2

Søcø

Fine Art Drawings - 102 x 66 x 1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 40.2 x 26 x 0.4 inch

$2,497

Painting, Jeune fille à la plage, Valérie-Anne Bertin

Jeune fille à la plage

Valérie-Anne Bertin

Painting - 24 x 18 x 2 cm Painting - 9.4 x 7.1 x 0.8 inch

$511

Painting, Main Entrance WPKiW, Sylwia Wozniczka

Main Entrance WPKiW

Sylwia Wozniczka

Painting - 140 x 140 x 3 cm Painting - 55.1 x 55.1 x 1.2 inch

$1,759

Painting, Absinthe, Jean-Marie Cherruault

Absinthe

Jean-Marie Cherruault

Painting - 43 x 51 x 1 cm Painting - 16.9 x 20.1 x 0.4 inch

$1,078

Painting, Dessin triste, Søcø

Dessin triste

Søcø

Painting - 169 x 140 x 1 cm Painting - 66.5 x 55.1 x 0.4 inch

$4,086

Painting, Provence, Martin Boyle

Provence

Martin Boyle

Painting - 50 x 60 x 4 cm Painting - 19.7 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch

$1,702

Sculpture, Omer, Virginie Chardon

Omer

Virginie Chardon

Sculpture - 50 x 46 x 40 cm Sculpture - 19.7 x 18.1 x 15.7 inch

$9,987

Photography, Diamond Drops, Cheraine Collette

Diamond Drops

Cheraine Collette

Photography - 67 x 100 x 2 cm Photography - 26.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$3,405

Painting, Metamorphosis, Julia Kempa

Metamorphosis

Julia Kempa

Painting - 170 x 140 x 2.5 cm Painting - 66.9 x 55.1 x 1 inch

$4,540

Sculpture, Émeline, Berit

Émeline

Berit

Sculpture - 103 x 53 x 39 cm Sculpture - 40.6 x 20.9 x 15.4 inch

$26,103

Painting, Old woman living near sea, Vu Nhu Hai

Old woman living near sea

Vu Nhu Hai

Painting - 88.9 x 94 x 5.1 cm Painting - 35 x 37 x 2 inch

$5,500

Sculpture, Seated Figure, John De Andrea

Seated Figure

John De Andrea

Sculpture - 83.8 x 63.5 x 137.2 cm Sculpture - 33 x 25 x 54 inch

$150,000

Sculpture, St Sebastien, Bernard Duca

St Sebastien

Bernard Duca

Sculpture - 135 x 83 x 43 cm Sculpture - 53.1 x 32.7 x 16.9 inch

$40,857

Painting, Killer whales, Evgeny Chernyakovsky

Killer whales

Evgeny Chernyakovsky

Painting - 80 x 90 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 35.4 x 0.8 inch

$1,700

Painting, Portrait with Bird, Guy Ghazanchyan

Portrait with Bird

Guy Ghazanchyan

Painting - 45 x 45 x 2 cm Painting - 17.7 x 17.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,135

Painting, Light and shadow drawing, Carlos Diaz

Light and shadow drawing

Carlos Diaz

Painting - 80 x 80 x 3 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch

$5,561

Print, Time for a Dip, Carrie Graber

Time for a Dip

Carrie Graber

Print - 61 x 76.2 cm Print - 24 x 30 inch

$875

Print, Reframing, Boris Eldagsen

Reframing

Boris Eldagsen

Print - 60 x 60 x 0.1 cm Print - 23.6 x 23.6 x 0 inch

$7,944

Painting, Code 2019, Thierry Carrier

Code 2019

Thierry Carrier

Painting - 130 x 160 x 2 cm Painting - 51.2 x 63 x 0.8 inch

$10,214

Painting, La Rouquine, Flo Jaouen

La Rouquine

Flo Jaouen

Painting - 100 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$1,021

Sculpture, Golden Monkey, Valerian Sioridzé

Golden Monkey

Valerian Sioridzé

Sculpture - 32 x 19 x 12 cm Sculpture - 12.6 x 7.5 x 4.7 inch

$1,419

Print, #501 Queen Angelfish portrait, Patrick Chevailler

#501 Queen Angelfish portrait

Patrick Chevailler

Print - 75 x 50 x 2 cm Print - 29.5 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$454

Painting, I'm Different 6, Eyitayo Alagbe

I'm Different 6

Eyitayo Alagbe

Painting - 66 x 50.8 x 2.5 cm Painting - 26 x 20 x 1 inch

$2,000

Painting, Vague, Damola Ayegbayo

Vague

Damola Ayegbayo

Painting - 121.9 x 91.4 x 5.1 cm Painting - 48 x 36 x 2 inch

$2,100

Painting, Deep blue waters, Serhii Cherniakovskyi

Deep blue waters

Serhii Cherniakovskyi

Painting - 100 x 150 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 59.1 x 1.2 inch

$5,000

Painting, World of instincts, Serhii Cherniakovskyi

World of instincts

Serhii Cherniakovskyi

Painting - 100 x 150 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 59.1 x 1.2 inch

$5,000

Painting, The decision, Ricardo Fabián Bertona

The decision

Ricardo Fabián Bertona

Painting - 60 x 50 x 4 cm Painting - 23.6 x 19.7 x 1.6 inch

$1,350

Painting, Untitled, Max Rey

Untitled

Max Rey

Painting - 150 x 100 x 3 cm Painting - 59.1 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

$6,668

Painting, Cocora XIV (1), Juan Carlos Suarez

Cocora XIV (1)

Juan Carlos Suarez

Painting - 80 x 110 x 3 cm Painting - 31.5 x 43.3 x 1.2 inch

$2,610

Painting, The burger of love, Martin Boyle

The burger of love

Martin Boyle

Painting - 80 x 84 x 4 cm Painting - 31.5 x 33.1 x 1.6 inch

$2,043

Painting, White Tigress, Antoine Renault

White Tigress

Antoine Renault

Painting - 70 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 27.6 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$4,994

Photography, Untitled XXIV. From the Series Chiromorphose, Nico Baixas / Gos-com-fuig

Untitled XXIV. From the Series Chiromorphose

Nico Baixas / Gos-com-fuig

Photography - 49.8 x 49.8 x 0.3 cm Photography - 19.6 x 19.6 x 0.1 inch

$1,250

Painting, My Purple Heart, Meshach Charity

My Purple Heart

Meshach Charity

Painting - 121.9 x 121.9 x 2.5 cm Painting - 48 x 48 x 1 inch

$3,800

Sculpture, Couverture pliée, Andrii Kyrychenko

Couverture pliée

Andrii Kyrychenko

Sculpture - 65 x 30 x 35 cm Sculpture - 25.6 x 11.8 x 13.8 inch

$10,782

Painting, Civil War Cosplay (M), Dan Witz

Civil War Cosplay (M)

Dan Witz

Painting - 106.7 x 81.3 x 4 cm Painting - 42 x 32 x 1.6 inch

$10,214

Painting, Alexei Odintsov, Baptiste Laurent

Alexei Odintsov

Baptiste Laurent

Painting - 80 x 55 x 0.3 cm Painting - 31.5 x 21.7 x 0.1 inch

$1,532

Photography, Golden Ratio, Cheraine Collette

Golden Ratio

Cheraine Collette

Photography - 120 x 80 x 2 cm Photography - 47.2 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$6,809

Painting, L'Eau des Merveilles, Sophie Duplain

L'Eau des Merveilles

Sophie Duplain

Painting - 100 x 65 x 2.5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 25.6 x 1 inch

$1,589

Painting, Spider, Ruslan Kolomiyets

Spider

Ruslan Kolomiyets

Painting - 50 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$3,064

Painting, Flight, Ruslan Kolomiyets

Flight

Ruslan Kolomiyets

Painting - 100 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$4,086

Sculpture, Modou, Exit serie, Baptiste Laurent

Modou, Exit serie

Baptiste Laurent

Sculpture - 25 x 15 x 15 cm Sculpture - 9.8 x 5.9 x 5.9 inch

$851

Painting, A dandy in the garden of black roses, Ramonn Vieitez

A dandy in the garden of black roses

Ramonn Vieitez

Painting - 50 x 39.9 x 0.3 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.1 inch

$2,500

Sculpture, I've been here for about three months, Bevan Ramsay

I've been here for about three months

Bevan Ramsay

Sculpture - 59 x 33 x 27 cm Sculpture - 23.2 x 13 x 10.6 inch

$6,600

Sculpture, My father came over from England, Bevan Ramsay

My father came over from England

Bevan Ramsay

Sculpture - 80 x 42 x 30 cm Sculpture - 31.5 x 16.5 x 11.8 inch

$6,600

Painting, La fin du cycle, Gabriel Froget

La fin du cycle

Gabriel Froget

Painting - 120 x 200 x 4 cm Painting - 47.2 x 78.7 x 1.6 inch

$9,647

Fine Art Drawings, Vendeur de Glaces, Rosario Heins

Vendeur de Glaces

Rosario Heins

Fine Art Drawings - 65 x 50 cm Fine Art Drawings - 25.6 x 19.7 inch

$2,724

Painting, 3 cups, Karina Lara

3 cups

Karina Lara

Painting - 18 x 31 cm Painting - 7.1 x 12.2 inch

$397

Painting, Twiggy, Max Rey

Twiggy

Max Rey

Painting - 150 x 100 x 3 cm Painting - 59.1 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

$10,782

Painting, Mimosa, Galya Popova

Mimosa

Galya Popova

Painting - 60 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,873

Painting, Les soleils d'Hiroshima, Gabriel Froget

Les soleils d'Hiroshima

Gabriel Froget

Painting - 100 x 150 x 4 cm Painting - 39.4 x 59.1 x 1.6 inch

$6,809

Painting, Jeune fille à la perle 2.021, Valérie-Anne Bertin

Jeune fille à la perle 2.021

Valérie-Anne Bertin

Painting - 46 x 38 x 2 cm Painting - 18.1 x 15 x 0.8 inch

$3,972

Painting, Montepulciano, Galya Popova

Montepulciano

Galya Popova

Painting - 30 x 30 x 2 cm Painting - 11.8 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch

$738

Sculpture, Usage de la censure, Andrii Kyrychenko

Usage de la censure

Andrii Kyrychenko

Sculpture - 40 x 35 x 35 cm Sculpture - 15.7 x 13.8 x 13.8 inch

$9,987

Painting, Joker, Jean-Michel Lourenço

Joker

Jean-Michel Lourenço

Painting - 80 x 80 x 3.5 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 1.4 inch

$1,248

Painting, Woman in Yellow - African Woman Portriat, Reneta Isin

Woman in Yellow - African Woman Portriat

Reneta Isin

Painting - 70 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 27.6 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$10,101

Painting, Turquoise bouquet, Olga Volna

Turquoise bouquet

Olga Volna

Painting - 80 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$490

Painting, 7UP, MC Garbage

7UP

MC Garbage

Painting - 150 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 59.1 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$3,802

Print, Eléphant doré, Sylvie Cappe

Eléphant doré

Sylvie Cappe

Print - 50 x 40 x 0.3 cm Print - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.1 inch

$131

Painting, Raie manta, Aqua S

Raie manta

Aqua S

Painting - 32 x 40 x 0.1 cm Painting - 12.6 x 15.7 x 0 inch

$221

Print, Joie de Vivre, Carrie Graber

Joie de Vivre

Carrie Graber

Print - 61 x 91.4 cm Print - 24 x 36 inch

$1,050

Fine Art Drawings, Intimité, Philippe Huart

Intimité

Philippe Huart

Fine Art Drawings - 96 x 67 x 1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 37.8 x 26.4 x 0.4 inch

$4,540

Painting, Test de apercepción temática, Carmen González Castro

Test de apercepción temática

Carmen González Castro

Painting - 65 x 92 x 2 cm Painting - 25.6 x 36.2 x 0.8 inch

$3,178

Painting, The Source, Julia Kempa

The Source

Julia Kempa

Painting - 70 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 27.6 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$2,497

Sculpture, Golden lady III, Sylvie Bourely

Golden lady III

Sylvie Bourely

Sculpture - 53 x 17 x 12 cm Sculpture - 20.9 x 6.7 x 4.7 inch

$1,929

Painting, The terrifying night of the first transformation, Ramonn Vieitez

The terrifying night of the first transformation

Ramonn Vieitez

Painting - 50 x 39.9 x 0.3 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.1 inch

$2,500

Painting, To lose the fear - II, Ricardo Fabián Bertona

To lose the fear - II

Ricardo Fabián Bertona

Painting - 110 x 100 x 1 cm Painting - 43.3 x 39.4 x 0.4 inch

$3,000

Sculpture, Équilibre, Sylvie Bourely

Équilibre

Sylvie Bourely

Sculpture - 37 x 35 x 32 cm Sculpture - 14.6 x 13.8 x 12.6 inch

$8,228

Painting, Triple portrait-I(The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant,New York,2003), Stanislav Bojankov

Triple portrait-I(The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant,New York,2003)

Stanislav Bojankov

Painting - 70 x 70 x 2 cm Painting - 27.6 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

$3,972

Painting, Black and White Beauty, Reneta Isin

Black and White Beauty

Reneta Isin

Painting - 100 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$19,293

Hyperrealism

"What links these artists is first of all a hyperrealism of its individuals, a critique of society, a 'social determinism,' a window to reflect on our own inhabitance of the world," describes curator Hervé Mikaeloff, on the selection of this year's theme "Portrait and Figuration. A look at the French scene" at the Art Paris Art Fair. He has chosen to include various hyperrealist artists, including Pei-Ming Yan, Laurent Grasso, Dorian Cohen and Marc Desgrandchamps.

In the history of art, the 20th century is shaped by a succession of artistic trends. What do they all have in common? The race to abstraction. From Picasso's cubism to Pollock's abstract expressionism, through Duchamp's art brut, conceptual or minimalist art, all schools seek to emancipate themselves from the centuries of painting behind them where commitment to accurately portraying the subject took precedence over the creative process. 

In 1973, hyperrealism appeared. It was a revival of figurative art. Seen alternately as a breaking away from, or on the contrary by some as an extension of pop art and the pictorial technique of its precursors Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, hyperrealism corresponds to the ultra-realistic representation of a person, an object, a landscape... No kind of subject is favored as each artist has their own trademark style.

The term hyperrealism, even though it developed mainly in the United States, comes from the French. The Belgian art dealer Isy Brachot was the first to use it in 1973 as the title of an exhibition in his Brussels gallery. He exhibited influential American and European photorealists (realist photographers), including Chuck Close (who specialized in enlarged identity photographs), Ralph Goings (in automobiles), Richter and Delcol...

From that moment on, "hyperrealists" came to mean all the painters and sculptors influenced by the photorealists. However, unlike the latter, who show absolute objectivity towards the model they capture, hyperrealist painters omit or add details that allow a better overall reading of the subject, one that is "truer" than the visible reality. Unlike photography, the contemporary hyperrealist painting plays on the narrative, the emotions of the viewer. It takes a stand on social, cultural and political themes.

Discover all aspects of hyperrealism in this selection of unique artworks: paintings by Richard Harper, sculptures by Charlotte Champion and much more...

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