Hyperrealistic humanoid sculptures are invading Copenhagen's Arken Museum of Modern Art.
They're part of a new exhibit that explores a contemporary trend for lifelike sculptures and our fascination with recreating our own image.
Richard Estes' Photo Realism at Portland Museum of Art on Art Now and Here. Produced and Hosted by Drew Wilson. The Smithsonian American Art Museum hosted the exhibit through February 2015. The great Hyper-Realist is featured with commentary on his greatest work.
Checkout (2012) 1:58, 17:41
Reflection of the Flatiron Building (1967) 3:39
Paris Street Scene (1972) 4:55
Diner (1971) 5:57
Double Self Portrait (1976) 7:11
Sunday Afternoon in the Park (1989) 8:25
Tower of London Bridge (1989) 9:24
Brooklyn Bridge (1993) 10:49
Portrait of I. M. Pei (1996) 11:18
Water Taxi Mount Desert (1999) 12:18
Mount Katahdin, Maine (2001) 13:20
Times Square (2004) 14:36
Antarctica (2007) 15:41
Near Hunter's Beach Acadia National Park (2008) 16:40
Interview with Martin Janecky. He is sculpting hyperrealistic skull on video and discusses his work and residency at National Glass Centre in 2014.