Hyper Real: The Passion of the Real in Painting and Photography

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At the end of the 1960s, a group of American painters stepped out of the shadows of Abstract Expressionism and turned towards the tradition of painterly realism. Photorealist painters often used the photographic image as a model, but "correcting" the photographs--as Chuck Close did in his portraits--by placing different photos next to each other to give each segment of the picture its own focal point. Photorealists frequently emphasized the precedent of Pop art, and this volume on both Photorealist painting and photography ...

Hyper Real: The Passion of the Real in Painting and Photography 2010, Buchhandlung Walther Konig GmbH & Co. KG. Abt. Verlag, Cologne

ISBN-13: 9783865609298

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