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  • n. An artist of the school of hyperrealism.
  • n. One who subscribes to the idea of hyperreality.


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  • He repeatedly describes himself as a "hyperrealist" and "empiricist" who rejects any religious belief not consistent with modern science.

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  • Penguin used to do these great science fiction paperback editions, and they had one series with really evocative paintings — glossy, garish, almost hyperrealist — on the covers.

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  • Age-old traditions are mixed with digital sci-fi themes; hints of religious ritual merge with almost fetishist fantasies; hyperrealist techniques reinforce idealised stereotypes; and backstreet culture is given the glamour treatment.

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  • Everything from a 1989 Wall Street Journal stipple drawing of Martha Stewart to Andrew Tift's hyperrealist black-and - white painting of author Cormac McCarthy, right, will be on display at the National Portrait Gallery's "Americans Now" exhibit.

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  • It is a hyperrealist sculpture by Jamie Salmon, who uses materials such as silicone rubber, fibre glass, acrylic and human hair.

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  • She painted in a slick, hyperrealist style that made her work look like stills from horror movies yet to be made; it was what she had come to this school to do.

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  • The above sculptures are by Australian hyperrealist sculptor Ron Mueck wiki.

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  • More than that, she sees these nineteenth-century London painters, whose hyperrealist images and pictures of pensive young women in historical settings have for decades constituted the essence of un-modernity, as nothing but modern artists.

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  • And sometimes they show the image in enhanced color, a hyperrealist mode that brings a lot of hidden, subtle details.

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  • Caravaggio, on the other hand, exemplifies the modern antihero, a hyperrealist whose art is instantly accessible.

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