Photorealism Since 1980

The documentation of the important contemporary art movement of photorealism, covering the years 1980 to the present. The visual imagery in the book ranges from Charles Bell's luminous pinball machines to Chuck Close's mesmerizing portraits to Richard Estes' complex panoramas.

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Photorealism in the Digital Age

This luxurious volume—the fourth in a series by Louis K. Meisel—is a comprehensive documentation of 21st-century Photorealism, one of the most popular art movements since the late 1960s. Photorealists work painstakingly from photographs to create startlingly realistic paintings, and where they once used film for gathering information, they now rely on digital technology, which has vastly expanded the amount of detail that can be captured. In...

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Photorealism

The Photo-Realists, creators of the most popular movement in American painting to emerge in the 1970s, portray the bright shiny surface of the American Dream in amazingly real paintings. More than 950 remarkable works, including 576 in color, are reproduced for a comprehensive study of the movement's major artists.

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Jeepers Peepers!

Careful planning, camaraderie, reliable weapons — these were the WWII GI’s necessities. Pinups provided a different kind of support, mentally transporting American soldiers from the perilous front lines into the accommodating arms of gorgeous, nude, or barely clothed women. Featuring art by such legendary pinup masters as Gil Elvgren, Billy DeVorss, Rolf Armstrong, and Zoe Mozert, this colorful collection commemorates the strange blend of...

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