16.4.09

Painted Pictures

Lifelounge asks whether photorealism, that is replication of photographs in paint, is art or merely technical brilliance. Is brilliance not in existence however you choose to categorise it? If you ask me, these realistic paintings are amazing either way.
Image 1 by Holly Farrell - Cookbooks, 2009, acrylic & oil on masonite, 14 x 18 inches SOLD. Available through MEGUMI OGITA GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan.
Image 2 by Argentinian painter Diego Gravinese from his flickr via Lifelounge.
Image 3 by by Holly Farrell - Cookbooks, 2008, acrylic & oil on masonite, 14 x 18 inches, $3600. Available through CHASE GALLERY, Boston, MA.

1 comment:

MaisyDaisy said...

I couldnt believe that middle one was actually a painting! Its amazing.