Exactitude, Hyperrealist Art Today

Exactitude, Hyperrealist Art Today

Book - 2009
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Baker & Taylor
Published to complement the London Plus One Gallery show by the same name, a guide to the achievements and significance of contemporary figurative and hyperrealist artists includes examinations of the works of such creative masters as Clive Head, Cynthia Poole, and John Salt.

Norton Pub
Essential reading for anyone interested in contemporary art in the twenty-first century.

Blackwell North Amer
Realism has played an important role in art history ever since the discovery of perspective. Here, John Russell Taylor delineates the artist’s endeavor to re-create the smallest detail, from centuries before the invention of photography to the present day.This book has been published to complement a series of shows called “Exactitude” at London’s Plus One Gallery of contemporary artists working in a figurative, hyperrealist style. The diversity of such works, whether still lifes, extreme close-ups, large-scale cityscapes, landscapes, or commercial packaging, is revealed. The artists, including Pedro Campos, Clive Head, Ben Johnson, David Ligare, Cynthia Poole, John Salt, Cesar Santander, Ben Schonzeit, and Tjalf Sparnaay, come from all over the world but are united here by their meticulous approach to their work whether they are depicting people, American diners, book spines, or car engines.

Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson ; London : Plus One Publishing, 2009
ISBN: 9780500238639
Branch Call Number: 709.04 TAYLO
Characteristics: 360 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 34 x 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Bollaert, Maggie
Notes: Published to accompany an exhibition held at the Plus One Gallery, London


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