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Hyperrealism paintings

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Oil Painting By Mike Dargas

Since the ancient Greeks, realism has been aspired by Western art lovers, but during the late 1960s and '70s the popularity of highly-realistic drawings reached its peak. Thus, Photorealism and Hyperrealism were born. These perspective drawing genres are still popular, and some artists master their technique so successfully that it becomes hard to tell an oil painting or a pencil drawing from a photograph. Bored Panda collected some of the best examples of this cool art and made a stunning…

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A Korean artist has wowed the art world with paintings so realistic they look like photographs. Young-sung Kim, a 43-year-old artist now living in New York sells each piece for around £8,000.

No, they’re not photographs: Astonishing acrylic paintings which are so detailed they look like they were taken on a camera

With their use of soft focus and reflected light, these artworks look like still-life photographs. In fact they are all painstakingly rendered with acrylic paints by Canadian artist Jason de Graaf.

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Oil Painting By Omar Ortiz

Since the ancient Greeks, realism has been aspired by Western art lovers, but during the late 1960s and '70s the popularity of highly-realistic drawings reached its peak. Thus, Photorealism and Hyperrealism were born. These perspective drawing genres are still popular, and some artists master their technique so successfully that it becomes hard to tell an oil painting or a pencil drawing from a photograph. Bored Panda collected some of the best examples of this cool art and made a stunning…