Juxtaposition Of Realistic Minimalism In Ileana Hunter

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An Investigation into the Juxtaposition of Minimalism, Realism and Fading through the Exploration of My Artworks and the Works of Ileana Hunter

Realistic Minimalism is a theme used by the artist Ileana Hunter and my own works. This theme of Realistic Minimalism is centred on the art of drawing or illustrating what isn’t there more than what is there. It focuses on exposing the essence or identity of a subject through eliminating all non-essential forms, features or concepts. Realistic Minimalism is a juxtaposition of intricate detailed realism and minimalistic composition. There are important aspects that are needed to be able to create Realistic Minimalistic art pieces such as shadows, intricate detailed work, fading and symbolism, which have all been incorporated into both my art works and the works of Ileana Hunter. This theme of Realistic Minimalism captures all the aspects of Ileana Hunter’s works as well as my own works.

How Ileana Hunter’s Use of Minimalism, Realism and Shadows Have Been Embraced in My Art Pieces:

Minimalism in art describes movements in various forms of art and design, most commonly in visual art and music, where the work exposes the essence, essentials or identity of a subject by eliminating certain non-essential forms, features and concepts. Realism in art is the idea of representing subject matter truthfully without any artificial elements, exotic or supernatural elements. Shadows in art and in general is a space where light from a light source

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