Photorealism: 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Painting





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Published on Dec 11, 2013

This video features Katie Hall, Exhibitions Officer, introducing the exhibition 'Photorealism: 50 Years of Hyperrealistic painting'. The exhibition showcases key photorealist artists from the 1960s to the present day and features realistic depictions of everyday objects and scenes which at first glance appear to be photographs. Photorealism is at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery from 30th November - 30th March 2014 for more details visit http://www.bmag.org.uk/events?id=2740

Artworks in this film are listed below in order of appearance:

Fairmont Hotel, 1991 © Bertrand Meniel, image courtesy of Collection Richard Alexandre.
White Chevy - Red Trailer, 1975 © John Salt, image courtesy of Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.
Ochre Couch, 1975 © Jack Mendenhall, image courtesy of Jack Mendenhall.
Angus with Blue Butler, 1974 © Richard McLean, image courtesy of Centraal Museum, Utrecht.
Monaco Casino, 2009 © Robert Gniewek, image courtesy of Stephan Zwahlen - Courtesy of Persterer Contemporary Fine Art Gallery.
Pappy's Place, Nashville, TN, 1985 © John Baeder, image courtesy of Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York.
Prout's Diner, 1974 © John Baeder, image courtesy of Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia.
Butler Terrace, 1973 © David Parrish, image courtesy of F. Javier Elorza.
Wrecking Yard I, 1971 © Don Eddy, image courtesy of Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York.
Alameda Chrysler, 1981 © Robert Bechtle, image courtesy of Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York.
Before the Journey, 1986 © Charles Bell, image courtesy of Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York.
Catherine, 2013 © Yigal Ozeri, image courtesy of Private Collection Eileen Kaminsky.
Vegas, 2011 © Raphaella Spence, image courtesy of Private Collection, USA.
The Rookery, 1995 © Ben Johnson, image courtesy of Private Collection, London.

Images by courtesy of Institute for Cultural Exchange, Tübingen 2013

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