The Importance Of Hyperrealism

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In my personal opinion, I feel that hyperrealism does not belong to a genre and they are not creative or imaginative. Technical and skills involved to give a reality illusion in works is one thing. Taking a photograph would be so much easier rather then painting it. As to compare to Jackson Pollock’s painting, from the image above, he does painting in the form of abstract expressionism. He has a very unique style of doing his work, which is laying a very large piece of blank canvas onto the floor instead of using the traditional easel. He painted with very impulsive brush strokes rapidly or splashing the paint onto the canvas. He also used different kind of tools such as paint cans with holes at the bottom, sticks and knives as “brush” to…show more content…
I love it how it is astounding and it demands a lot of technical skills. The fact that photographs are the source to hyperrealism paintings is true. I feel that hyperrealism is taking something real and the limitations of a human eye. Even though the paintings are made by just projecting a photograph onto a larger scale of canvas, photorealism and hyperrealism paintings may not be very creative or imaginative. Glenn Vilppu, an artist once mentioned that “never copy the model, analyze it!” However, with the practice of looking at something and understanding it and analyzing the proportion of he subject, the structure, the lighting, the gesture and so on. After that the artist will then draw the subject where all these have to be go through deep thoughts and put it into the work. So before the artist decided to paint, the chosen subject from the photo taken was based on the intensity of emotional expression and the expressions chosen cannot be improved further more. Artist uses the photographs as references and it is really hard to keep the concentration level. The subjects in the photo will not be appeared flat but playing of the light and shadow or the precise rendering of the outlines of the composition will be obvious, making the painting come to alive. Hyper realistic painting takes effort and many years to master it to paint something so real…show more content…
Since Singapore is small, Singapore has to face many strong competitive out there. Arts and culture is very important as it can help us continuously enriching Singaporeans’ lives and to strengthen the communities. Singapore has risen from the third word to the first and our lives have been improved tremendously and resources have been given to us so we are able to access online for knowledge and information. Arts and culture can fulfill our need in appropriate outlets for own leisure and self-improvements. Singapore is a young nation so it focused most in the past on strengthening its fundamentals, most importantly is world-class education. Art and culture and play in the defining Singaporean-ness in a globalized world and promoting social cohesion across population segments. Arts and culture means for reaching out and bringing the people together and it is an important means of collecting memories and sharing experiences that also brings friends, families and the community. The government did their part by organizing activities in visual arts, museums and libraries. This year, Singapore presented the President Young Talents (PYT) 2015 exhibition where they featured artists such as Bani Haykal, Ezzam Rahman and Ang Song Ming where they did contemporary Singapore art. Creating work by performing, sculpture and sound. Their works were mentored by Ian Woo,
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