Tag Archives: Hyper-Real

Samantha French

“My current body of work is focused on swimmers underwater and above. Using vague yet consuming memories from my childhood summers spent immersed in the tepid lakes of northern Minnesota, I attempt to recreate the quiet tranquility of water and … Continue reading

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Hyper-Real Paintings of Bodies Under Carpets by Antonio Santin

“Spanish artist Antonio Santin‘s hyper-realistic paintings depict haunting imagery of human bodies hidden under highly ornamented tapestries. The almost tactile figures are carved through chiaroscuro, and the resulting forms appear to physically respond to the silken textiles and materials. The concealed silhouettes protrude … Continue reading

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