Definitions

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  • n. An artist who works in photorealism.
  • adj. Of, pertaining to or exemplifying photorealism

Etymologies

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photo +‎ realist

Examples

  • An architecture exhibit highlights postwar drawings, models and photographs by the likes of I.M. Pei and Eero Saarinen, and recent works will be shown in a small installation focused on five members, including sculptor Elizabeth Catlett and photorealist Malcolm Morley, and a show of works made since 2000.

    The Academic Dilemma

  • Her paintings speak the familiar language of cinema in their photorealist rendering and choice of moment, but like the best films each canvas has a story to tell and a secret to keep.

    Bill Bush: Between Death and Reincarnation: This Artweek.LA (June 6 - 12)

  • The London-born, Turkish-Cypriot artist has previously aped advertising's slick appeal, from photorealist paintings of his niece picking flowers in Cyprus, to covering his East End neighbourhood with billboard posters bearing his name in a cool, chunky font.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • Moving from the personal to the political, there are the slightly out-of-focus photorealist portraits of his family and those famous works based on newspaper images of the dead members of the Baader Meinhof group.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • "SCAPES" This exhibit, juried by Corcoran professor and photorealist painter Joey Manlapaz, features works that depict the traditional landscape from a modern perspective.

    Arlington, Alexandria arts, entertainment events

  • Poet John Giorno provides insights into Gysin as a sound poet, painter George Condo writes of Gysin's photorealist imagery, describing him as "a man of internal music for which no score could be transcribed."

    Regina Weinreich: Brion Gysin's Flickering Light at the New Museum Dream Machine

  • SENIORS CORCORAN GALLERY TRIP, travel by bus to Washington to see the exhibit of photorealist Chuck Close, sponsored by Arlington Senior Adult Travel.

    Alexandria and Arlington community events, July 8-15, 2010

  • I remember an artist by the name of Don eddy, a photorealist from the 80s, who did all his paintings using basically CMYK colors.

    The Color Wheel, Part 6

  • Charlie was interviewing Chuck Close, an American painter and photographer who is known as a photorealist.

    Janice Taylor: Inspiration Is for Amateurs

  • Her photorealist paintings of the 1970s express different facets of her life: She identified as an artist with the Spanish Baroque sculptor Luisa Ignacia Roldan, as the mother of an autistic child with the weeping Madonna, as a fragile woman with Marilyn Monroe, and as a Jew with the victims of the Holocaust.

    Art in the United States.

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