John Kacere’s paintings of the female midsection clad in lingerie, blown up larger than life, are among the best known and more memorable icons of American photorealism. The artist’s expertise in depicting flesh and delicate fabrics helped him to create these beautiful works, which, while figurative, could also be seen as still lifes and perhaps even as landscapes.
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The Beauty of PaperGroup Show 8 - 26 Sep 2015Hyperrealist works on paper by Adrian Smart, Nourine Hammad, Andrew Hemingway, Andrew Holmes, Andrew Tift, Angus McEwan, David Wheeler, Denis Ryan, James Van Pattern, John Kacere, Paul Cadden, Philip Harris, Roger Watt, Stefan Nandancee and Steven Kozar.
Photorealism of the 1960sJanuary 10, 2018Photorealism is a painting style that emerged in Europe and the USA in the late 1960s, the movement stemmed from a reaction against abstract expressionism which occurred after the Second World War. Ralph Goings 'Still Life with Pitcher' Watercolour, 20 x 34 cm Photorealism rejected the painterly qualities by which art had previously being recognised, and instead attempted to reproduce compositions which the camera could record. It is characterised by its painstaking detail and precision as well as a desire to be emotionally neutral which led to banal subject matter...