Today's Inspiration- Trying to Sell Hyperrealism to my Brother

by - Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Chuck Close, Mark, 1979 from www.pacegallery.com
I spent part of my woozy, lazy afternoon trying to pitch hyperrealism to my brother, which is not my favorite artistic style, but it really made me think of how much intellectual nuance there is there in a world of technology and photography. Also, you don't think of Chuck Close and Van Eyck in the same breathe often, but it is fun to pitch them together as another mode of human connection. I don't think he bought it, but alas I enjoyed thinking about it anyway.

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