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Guide to Photorealism: 8 Photorealist Artists and Artworks

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 25, 2022 • 4 min read

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, a group of painters and other artists formed the photorealism movement, which sought to recreate the realistic detail of a photograph with paint and other mediums. Decades later, the striking images they produced stand among the most acclaimed and influential examples of contemporary art.