Hyperrealism versus Photographs

In this less than 2 minute video Anna Halldin Maule from Sweden uses oil paints to create art that looks more real than a photograph. It can take up to 4 months for Anna to finish one painting.

For her hyperrealism works Anna uses reference photographs which are converted into meticulously detailed pieces to create the illusion of a reality not seen in the original photo. They include human emotion, and narrative elements.

So do I think it is art executed with skill and an immense effort. It contains all the elements distinguishing it from a mere copy of reality. It needs composition, design and skill to produce hyperrealist paintings.

Hope you like my choice of the day.

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About Pat Harrison

Painting and drawing have been my passion for decades. I have attended numerous exhibitions in England and Germany. Presented with several awards for my paintings I now have one of my works on permanent display at a museum in Greater London with growing sales and commissions.
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