Paintings by Philip Harris

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Philip Harris is an English artist specializing in realistic figurative painting and portraiture in oils or pencil drawing. Despite the extraordinarily technical approach to his work he is a highly personal and expressive artist whos paintings are sometimes disturbing and confrontational.

Photorealistic Painter Hilo Chen

Erotica // Friday, October 11, 2013
Hilo Chen, Tawiwanese-American painter born in 1942, is most well known for his photorealistic paintings of sensual displays of the female figure. His work shows in major museum collections throughout the world including...

Photorealistic Paintings by Ian Cumberland

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 26, 2013
This morning we take a look at the work of Ireland-born artist Ian Cumberland. He studied fine art at University of Ulster and has since won several Portrait Awards at the National Portrait Gallery and Royal Ulster Academy.  

Ana Teresa Fernandez: Photorealistic Symbolism

Erotica // Wednesday, July 18, 2012
'Ablution is a series of paintings that derive from performances that submerges the body into specific sites, addressing rituals of cleansing and maintenance, focusing on gender, labor, sexuality and race. What does it mean to be clean in today’s society? Using water as a metaphor for purity... these performances dive into history’s religious transformation from paganism; water as a symbol for fertility and strength...' Ana Teresa Fernandez

Paintings by Denmark's Peter Ravn

Juxtapoz // Sunday, June 10, 2012
In honor of Denmark winning in the Euro Cup yesterday over the Netherlands, we are really into the work of Danish painter, Peter Ravn. Known primarily for his work in design and music, Ravn has been working on these vivid, bold series of paintings, which are at times disturbing but always engaging.

Preview: Nick Flatt "Sex, Money & Power" @ Project 1, SF

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 04, 2012
Project One Gallery presents Sex, Money & Power, a solo exhibition of photorealism paintings by Nick Flatt this Wednesday, June 6. Born in Dallas, Texas, Flatt recently completed a degree at San Francisco's Academy of Art University as a realist painter and sculptor notable for his large-format portraits.

Jenny Morgan "Kith and Kin" @ Plus Gallery, Denver

Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 19, 2012
On June 1st, Jenny Morgan will open a new set of photorealist paintings in Kith and Kin at Plus Gallery in Denver, Colorado. The show marks Morgan's 3rd solo show at Plus, with the gallery noting "Morgan's riveting portraits push far past traditional realism, carrying a visceral and emotional impact."

Photoreal Erotica by John Kacere

Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 19, 2012
Today we give you a look at some exquisite paintings from the late American photorealist, John Kacere, who almost exclusively concentrated on the mid-section of the female body. Kacere painted his first photorealist painting in 1969 involving the mid-section of a female dressed in lingerie.

Portraits of Size: Paintings by Lilli Hill (NSFW)

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 08, 2012
We are really trying our best to describe these paintings without being crass or offensive, because no matter what we write, somehow it will seem both crass and offensive. So we will go with the description from a website that describes the work of German artist Lilli Hill as featuring "lush females, zero gravity." That said, we are really enjoying the realistic portraits of lush females from Hill, a bit of a fresh take on the classic portrait. 

Memories of Summer: Photoreal Paintings by Laura Sanders

Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 05, 2012
We are enjoying these photorealistic paintings by Laura Sanders this morning, as they remind us of looking through an old family picture album of an old summer vacation. The series, Pools, Lakes, and Rivers, was completed from 2009—10.
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