Hyperrealism 1967-2012

Exhibition Factsheet

Title
Hyperrealism 1967-2012
Organised by
The Institut für Kulturaustauch (German Institute for Cultural Exchange)
Dates
From 22 March to 9 June 2013
Venue
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
Itineracy
Coming from Tübingen (Germany), Kunsthalle, from 8 December 2012 to 10 March 2013. More information
Afterwards travelling to Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, from 30 November 2013 to 30 March 2014.
Curator
Otto Letze, Institut für Kulturaustauch director
Coordination
Blanca Uría, Curatorial Department Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza (Madrid)
Number of works
50
Catalogue summary
The catalogue, published in paperback, has texts by Linda Chase, Nina S. Knoll, Otto Letze, Louis K. Meisel and Uwe M. Schneede. Encompassing three generations of artists, they introduce the most important and striking works by the leading figures of Hyperrealism, from their outset in the 1960s to the visual experiences of contemporary practitioners of this style who work with digital techniques. Available in Spanish and English.
Images from paintings in the making included in the Virtual Visit
We wish to thank Robert Neffson and Ben Johnson for their kind collaboration by allowing us to include exclusive images of the making of some of their paintings.

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