photorealism

(redirected from Photorealistic art)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

pho·to·re·al·ism

 (fō′tō-rē′ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
A style of painting that resembles photography in its meticulous attention to realistic detail.

pho′to·re′al·ist adj. & n.
pho′to·re′al·is′tic adj.

photorealism

(ˌfəʊtəʊˈrɪəˌlɪzəm)
n
(Art Terms) a style of painting and sculpture that depicts esp commonplace urban images with meticulously accurate detail
ˌphotoˈrealist n, adj

pho•to•re•al•ism

(ˌfoʊ toʊˈri əˌlɪz əm)

n. (sometimes cap.)
a style of painting depicting scenes in meticulously realistic detail, in emulation of photography.
[1960–65]
pho′to•re′al•ist, n., adj.
References in periodicals archive ?
The first goal is to get to know what Photorealistic art looks like.
A second goal is to see enough Photorealistic art that students can identify the individual styles of the better-known artists.