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An artistic and literary movement characterized by extreme realism.

su′per·re′al, su′per·re′al·is′tic adj.
su′per·re′al·ist n.


(Art Movements) another name for surrealism
ˌsuperˈrealist n, adj

Surrealism, Superrealism

a controversial movement in art and literature between the two World Wars in which the artist attempted to portray, express, or interpret the workings of the subconscious mind; in painting it found expression in two techniques, the naturalistic (Dali) and the abstract (Miró). — Surrealist, n.Surrealistic, adj.
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Yet other names are also used for the movement: superrealism, cold realism, radical realism, sharp focus realism.
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Anxiety over the seemingly entwined plights of society and art was expressed in the pages of magazines like The Listener, where Kenneth Clark and Herbert Read argued over the merits of Cubism, Superrealism (Surrealism), and academy painting, but for younger artists and art students the concerns were personal and pressing; a sense of responsibility to each other, and to the working class, a desire to create art that could speak to the common life of men and women, and the difficulty of surviving given those conditions.
Hindi pwedeng superrealism, kailangan vaudeville kasi nasa outdoors [venue].
Porters story, however, might be seen as contributing to an alternative to surrealism known as superrealism.
From Beckett to Sartre and from Artaud to Bataille, the literary avant-garde of the immediate postwar period aspired to a kind of superrealism that might supersede both nineteenth-century realism and those conventions of modern art that insisted on the representation of the world as an aesthetic reality external to us.
Prescott is best known for her Superrealism paintings which achieved success in the 1980s and 90 when she exhibited at venues including Preston's Harris Museum, Oldham Art Gallery and at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in 1983.
Other ceramic artists today work in a similar superrealism.
One of the remarkable achievements of Guillermo del Toro's recent film El laberinto del fauno is the radical shift from levels of superrealism to high fantasy.
Sometimes those changes, as in Confessional poetry or Superrealism in painting, provide more modest extensions of their art.
This innovative perception and composition of visual reality came to be called superrealism or photorealism, a new art movement co-founded by Estes in the late 1960s (5).
Also known as superrealism, the details of a photograph are intricately reproduced in this art form, but the overall effect gives a sense of hyperrealism.