Culture

Famous Hyperrealism Artists

Reference
8.7k views 7 items
List of famous Hyperrealism artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Hyperrealism movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Hyperrealism period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You're able to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you use regularly. István Sándorfi and Andrey Lekarski are included on this list along with many more. (7 items)
Gottfried Helnwein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hyperrealism Artists
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/GNU Free Documentation License

Gottfried Helnwein (born 8 October 1948) is an Austrian-Irish visual artist. He has worked as a painter, draftsman, photographer, muralist, sculptor, installation and performance artist, using a wide variety of techniques and media. His work is concerned primarily with psychological and sociological anxiety, historical issues and political topics. His subject matter is the human condition. The metaphor for his art is dominated by the image of the child, particularly the wounded child, scarred physically and emotionally from within. His works often reference taboo and controversial issues from recent history, especially the Nazi rule and the horror of the Holocaust. As a result, his work is ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Beautiful Victim, Mouse I, Head of a Child, The Golden Age of Grotesque, Epiphany I (Adoration of the Magi), + more

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Associated periods or movements: Hyperrealism, Installation art

Nationality: Republic of Ireland, Austria

Art Forms: Photography, Installation art, Painting

Ian Hornak is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hyperrealism Artists
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/CC-BY-SA

Ian Hornak (January 9, 1944 – December 9, 2002) was an American draughtsman, painter and printmaker and one of the founding artists of the Hyperrealist and Photorealism art movements. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Associated periods or movements: Hyperrealism, Photorealism

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking, Drawing

István Sán... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hyperrealism Artists
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/GNU Free Documentation License
3
István Sándorfi

István Sándorfi (In France Étienne Sandorfi, born 12 June 1948 in Budapest, Hungary, died 26 December 2007 in Paris, France) was a Hungarian hyperrealist painter. Istvan (known as Etienne) Sandorfi was born in Budapest in 1948 and died in 2007. His father was director of the American company, IBM, in Hungary. Because of this association he served five years in Stalinist prisons during the Communist regime and his family was deported to an isolated Hungarian village. At the time of the 1956 uprising the Sandorfi family fled the country and became expatriates, first in Germany, then in France. Greatly affected by the violence of the revolution and by the aberration of political systems in ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: alizarine, abandon, coeur madeleine, allegorie cellule vivante, alexa, + more

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Associated periods or movements: Hyperrealism

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting

4
Willem van Veldhuizen

Willem van Veldhuizen (1954) is a Dutch painter, known for his photorealism and hyperrealism paintings of his museum interiors. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands

Associated periods or movements: Hyperrealism

Nationality: Netherlands

Art Forms: Painting