Hyper Real Sculpture 1973–2017 | ITSLIQUID

Hyper Real Sculpture 1973–2017

Art | September 26, 2017 |

Hyper Real Sculpture 1973–2017Image courtesy of NGA

Hyper Real Sculpture 1973–2017
National Gallery of Australia
20 October 2017 – 18 February 2018

 

An in-depth survey of human figuration, Hyper Real: Sculpture 1973–2017 presents major works from 30 artists spanning more than 50 years of hyperrealist practice. Hyperrealism, paralleling photorealism in painting, commenced in the 1960s and 70s when a number of sculptors became interested in a form of sculptural realism based on a vivid and felike representation of the human figure.

 

Hyper Real Sculpture 1973–2017Image courtesy of NGA

 

Featured artists include the leading American pioneers of hyperrealist sculpture George Segal, Duane Hanson and John DeAndrea; Juan Muñoz (Spain), Maurizio Cattelan (Italy), Berlinde de Bruyckere (Belgium), and Evan Penny (Canada), among others. Australian artists Ron Mueck, Sam Jinks and Patricia Piccinini will also feature significantly in the exhibition.

 

more. nga.go

Are you an artist, architect, designer? Would you like to be featured on ITSLIQUID platform? Send an e-mail to info@itsliquid.com or fill the form below

RELATED POSTS


CALL FOR ARTISTS: CANVAS INTERNATIONAL…

Calls | January 23, 2022

CANVAS is an International Art Fair that will present collective and solo projects by leading and emerging international artists. The 2022 edition will represent a forum for direct exchange of ideas and contacts between collectors, artists, photographers, designers and art professionals. The art fair features paintings, sculptures, photography art, installations, video art and live performance. Read more


Featured Artist: Bette Ridgeway

Art | January 13, 2022

Celebrated for her large-scale, luminous poured canvases, Bette Ridgeway has devoted five decades to developing her unusual pouring technique; garnering international recognition in the process. Read more


ALEXANDER CALDER: MINIMAL / MAXIMAL

Art | January 11, 2022

Alexander Calder (1898–1976) has been closely associated with the Neue Nationalgalerie for decades thanks to his masterpiece “Têtes et queue” (1965). Read more


JEFF KOONS: SHINE

Art | January 8, 2022

This autumn, Palazzo Strozzi in Florence will host a major exhibition by Jeff Koons opening on 2 October 2021. Read more


Sign up for our Newsletter.

Enter your email to receive our latest updates!