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The Government Art Collection Sculpture Store
© courtesy of the artist. Photo credit: Government Art Collection

The Government Art Collection Sculpture Store 2002

Andrew Grassie (b.1966)

Government Art Collection

Photorealism, or Superrealism, is the attempt to paint photographically precise recreations of real life, whether through the use of photos, or by meticulous observation and techniques. Like Pop Art, this was a reaction against abstraction and minimalism and it celebrated mundane objects and scenes. The works of Clive Head, Michael Leonard and John Salt are good examples.

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