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An artistic style characterized by highly realistic graphic representation.

hy′per·re′al·ist adj. & n.
hy′per·re′al, hy′per·re′al·ist′ic adj.


(Art Terms) another word for photorealism
ˌhyperˈrealist n, adj
ˌhyperˌrealˈistic adj
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If you are researching the popular art movements in Africa, especially hyperrealism, the best two places to find it are Twitter and Facebook.
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She said that she is still developing her style but would like to explore hyperrealism which is a genre of painting and sculpture resembling a high-resolution photograph.
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The hyperrealism of Jover's first movie is reminiscent of his screenwriting work with legendary Brillante Mendoza, a celebrated director not only in his country but in France as well.
In visual art, I think it is Hyperrealism, as it's all about the details.
Eco's early study on fakes, Disneyland, Wax Museums, and Las Vegas, now part of Travels in Hyperreality, is a classic study of hyperrealism that precedes J.
The show forgoes any James Bond-like fun and games for a more Jason Bourne-influenced dose of hyperrealism and gritty violence.