Photorealism refers to a painting movement of the mid-twentieth century. Artists painted from photographs or depicted objects and people as close to real life as possible, complete with every minute detail. Known in Europe as superrealism, the style is tight and precisionistic.

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Abramov, Andrew
Cityscapes, landscapes and portraiture in oil, egg tempera and watercolor by Russian artist living in Shreveport, LA.
Agnellet, Dominique Yves
French artist based in Louisiana. Marine, automotive, and floral images in oil and watercolor. Some paintings represented as triptychs.
Albertoni, Chiara
An Italian painter presents her gallery of highly detailed abstract forms in nature.
Arvid, Thomas
Photo-realistic modern still life paintings of wine. A collection of new releases, limited edition giclees, sold out limited editions and original oils on canvas.
Bacon, Linda
California artist who paints in watercolor and oil. Large colorful paintings depicting a thematically grouped assortment of toys, comic books, musical instrument and knick knacks.
Baeder, John
Self-described "image addict" chooses American roadside diners as his sole subject matter, and presents galleries of his iconic imagery with biography and contact information.
Bevan, Cara
Featuring the acrylic paintings of a North Carolina artist focusing on animals and nature. Includes resume and information about commissions.
Bodin, Jacques
Presents works by photorealist painter. Includes images with comments, biography, interview and links.
Boersma, Gerard
Dutch painter specializing in images of people in urban settings. A magnifying glass allows closer inspection of paintings. New work continuously added to the site.
Brauniger, Stefan
Works by the Wuppertal artist depict flowers, fruit, and still life in oil on canvas.
Brooks, Brian
London-based artist focusing on architectural subject matter and images of the natural world. Includes information about exhibitions.
Burgess, Roy E
Based on the Hawaiian Island of Maui and specializing in paintings of people from diverse cultures.
Burkholder, Bruce
Showcasing the paintings and drawings of an artist from Kansas.
Campos, Pedro
Oil on canvas still-life and city and seascapes in Javascript galleries with training profile and exhibitions list.
Cardiff, Dennis
Painting subjects include portrait, landscape, and still life, done mostly in acrylic.
Caro Gardeazabal, Daniel
Showcasing the paintings and drawings of a Colombian artist specializing in still life. Includes information about exhibitions and awards.
Chapman, Steven
Filipino-American artist exploring the relationship between cultural influence and individuality in his portrait and figurative paintings.
Chartier Francois
A collection of brightly colored and glossy still life acrylic paintings. In English and French.
Cioffi, Natalia
Russian artist now residing in the US and specializing in animal portraits in pastel. Includes biography and portfolio.
Compagnucci, Andres
Argentinian oil painter who creates colorful, whimsical images of toys, souvenirs, buses, flowers and landscapes. Includes bio and contact information.
Corfield, Paul
British artist paints detailed still lifes, emphasizing reflective surfaces. Bio, links and a continuously updated works in progress page.
Cross, Mark
Presents work by a New-Zealand-born artist, with his comments on life in the Southern Pacific islands and some essays on his philosophy of art.
Deckbar, Adrian
Contemporary photorealist and portrait painter from New Orleans. Works in oil, pastel and some photography.
Deziel, Brandi
Toronto based artist. Includes current gallery of figurative and still life work.
Earney, Michael
Featuring the paintings of a Texas artist including Mexican masks, roadside memorials, doorways and headboards.
Eliuk, Marc
Showcasing the paintings of a Canadian artist focusing on portrait and figurative work using oil on canvas.
Ernie, Mark
Australian artist focusing on photorealism but also creating abstract paintings and digital sculptures.
Esnault , Gilles
Portfolio of still lifes, portraits, cityscapes and landscapes by this French artist.
Fallows, Gregory
An American artist living in Denmark whose subject matter includes cityscapes, cars and portraits. Also, presents surrealistic work.
Finnigan, David
British oil painter who subject matter includes urban scenes, still lifes, and reflective surfaces.
Frías, Isabel de
Spanish oil painter's gallery of figurative, portrait, landscape and still life work. Extensive links page showcasing other photorealist artists.
Goings, Ralph
Documentation of forty years of work by this American photorealist painter. Diners, pickup trucks and still lifes of restaurant condiments are the themes.
Gold, Jeffrey
Documents the works of a Los Angeles artist. Mostly figurative and some still lifes. Images, review, and curriculum vitae.
Hackney, Tom
London-based artist who specializes in photo-realistic paintings of seascapes and landscapes. Regularly updates exhibition information.
Hageman, Jamie
British mountain artist, producing atmospheric landscape paintings from his studio in the Highlands of Scotland.
Hansen, A.G.
Watercolor and mixed media paintings with themes of landscape, seascape and wildlife available as giclée prints.
Henderickx, Philip
Featuring the figurative paintings and drawings of an artist from Belgium who works in a primarily monochrome style.
Holmes, David
California artist who paints in acrylic. Subject matter includes San Francisco and Santa Monica street scenes.
Hoppe, Curt
Realist painting and prints featuring urban scenes by this New York City artist. Includes biography.
Hoyt, William B.
Oil paintings of Maine, Vermont, Italy, still life, and portraits. Prints are available.
Hunt, Darrell
Oil paintings of the famous cartoon action figures from the British artist.
Hyperrealism.net
Presents images of hyperrealist paintings, articles, news, and a bibliography. English and French.
Jacot, Don
Provides various galleries of oil paintings of pop culture icons. Includes related links.
Jerko, Kacan.
Oil paintings, photorealism marine baroque.
Keeley, Ken
Artist whose work focuses on city scenes and news stands in New York City.
Kleemann, Ron
Painter of American icons with subjects ranging from NASCAR images to Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons.
LaSaga, Brian
Based in Newfoundland and painting primarily with acrylic on masonite panel. Includes artist's statement and exhibition history.
Lazos, William
This Canadian artists offers up portraits, still lifes and amusement park scenes in acrylic. A few works in charcoal and graphite.
Loeb, Damian
Hyper-realist paintings on urban themes by the New York painter.
Lybecker, Kirk
Landscapes and floral studies in watercolor, and airbrush.
MacArthur, Eileen
A variety of paintings of photographs primarily in oil on canvas. Includes resume, artist's statement and portfolio.
MacCormick, Neil
Canadian painter of nondescript urban buildings and storefronts reflecting the artist's concern with issues of identity and alienation.
Maddox, Jeannie
Alabama artist works in oil and acrylic creating large portraits of swimmers, urban street scenes and still lifes.
Michelson, Philip
Watercolors, monotypes, mixed media on paper, acrylics on canvas and panels, lithographs, collage, and Iris/Giclee prints depicting architectural/urban elements or still life objects.
Mieschke, Conrad
Canada based artist, paints Photo-realistic landscapes and portraits in watercolour or egg-tempera of southern Ontario.
Mills, Steve
Oils of scenic Martha's Vineyard and close up still lifes of glass objects, featuring marbles. Also reviews, articles and biography.
Molea, Bogdan
Canadian artist who utilizes oils to paint images of wrinkled paper and crumpled fabrics.
Mondok, Wayne
Toronto based artist working mainly in acrylic. His work comprises nautical images, cityscapes and beach scenes.
Monroy, Bert
Digital "paintings" and iconography presented with detail view options, biography, and Berkeley artist's work in other media.
Murphy, Liam
Landscape, floral and abstract paintings focusing on subjects from Canada, Ireland, England and Hawaii.
Müller-Franken, Johannes
German artist specializing in figurative paintings. Includes statement and resume. [English and German]
Nieto, Juan Bautista
Spanish artist offers a gallery of hyperrealist paintings. [English and Spanish]
Oretsky, Barry
An exhibition of this Canadian Photo-realist artist's works from the late 1980's. Figurative work as well as street scenes.
Peterson, Denis
New York hyperrealist painter working in acrylic, using airbrush techniques to capture portraits of refugees escaping from genocide.
Pérez, Luis
Spanish artist specializing in transport, classic cars and street scenes. Includes image galleries, resume and press reviews.
Reboli, Joseph
Gallery of New England still life and landscape paintings.
Reichelt, Victoria
Australian artists paints in oil medium. Subject matters includes, books, household items and bathroom tile scenes.
Rigby, Bruce
Paintings by New Jersey artist. Images of classic cars and textured mixed media wall series in acrylic. A selection of archival prints.
Rocca, Luigi
Venetian artist who paints extremely detailed cityscapes and other subjects in oil and acrylic. Includes biography, current events and exhibitions.
Rogers, Tom
New Mexico artist creating oil paintings of deliberately composed familiar small objects. Includes biography and portfolio.
Rose, Bill
Oil painter from Newfoundland whose work is often political, often humorous or ironic while remaining very intricate and detailed.
Ross, Anthony
Acrylic artist who paints images of marquees, signs, motels. Gallery, biography, statement, and exhibitions.
Santander, Cesar
Presents a collection of acrylic paintings of tin toys, and other still life objects.
Santos, Joe
Watercolor paintings of signs, machinery, and other industrial subjects. Curriculum vitae included.
Sbarberi, Hervé
Resume and portfolio of a French artist specializing in still life.
Schonzeit, Ben
Decades of painting by American photorealist Ben Schonzeit, plus new works, recent exhibitions, and museum collections.
Schölnhammer, Heinz
Vienna artist presents realist paintings in oil featuring urban, flower, landscape and garden scenes. [English, Italian and German]
Siemens, Richard
Australian painter creating clear definition, ultra-realistic, oil and acrylic artworks.
Sorin, Sorin
Painter from Moldova who paints rural subjects in oil on pressed cardboard in a style influenced by Russian Realism. Includes images and biography.
Sparkuhl, Rudy
Canadian Photorealist Painter who has been exhibiting professionally since the late '70s. Various subject matter including architecture and still-lifes. With curriculum vitae and short statement.
St. Rose, Alicia
California artist presents a gallery of super-realism architectural and portrait works in pastel on paper. Includes biography and exhibition information.
Stennett, Adam
Contemporary figurative oil paintings influenced by the aesthetic of black and white photography.
Taylor, Nathan
A showcase of this Australian painter's work from 1999 to present. Colorful figurative work and images of common everyday items in acrylic and pastel.
Templeton, Kenneth
Virginia artist specializing in seascapes and cityscapes in oil.
Torlakson, James
Artist and surfer presents his works in watercolor and oil, as well as etchings and drawings. Amusement parks, trailers and boxcars are some of his imagery.
Tsakiris, Laurent
Presents figurative, portrait, wildlife, and still life paintings, and drawings.
Varbanov, Maria & Valery
Bulgarian husband and wife who collaborate to create abstract compositions with photorealistic elements.
Walker, David
British artist with a variety of subject matter including figurative, automotive, architectural, landscape, nature, aviation and military.
Ward, David
Presents works by Canadian realist painter. Includes images with comments, biography, and exhibitions.
Werstuk, Dan
Canadian artist working in soft pastel. The landscape of Algonquin Park and northern Ontario, antique boats, garden and wild flowers all make their way onto his easel. Quicktime video of artist.
Zener, Eric
California artist creating figurative work with underwater themes.

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