Photorealism

50 Years of Hyperrealistic Painting

Since Photorealism cannot be seen as a concluded art movement, this show is rather a retrospective displaying more than 60 works from three different generations of artists – beginning in the late 1960s. Today, after more than 40 years, the Institute for Cultural Exchange organizes the first and largest European retrospective. Our travelling exhibition tour started in spring 2013 and will travel within the following years to several venues in Europe.

Exhibition objects: more than 60 oil paintings and watercolors
Exhibition space: variable from 500 – 700 sqm
Exhibition catalog: in 2 languages (German, English)

Exhibition venues:
Kunsthalle Tübingen, Germany: 08.12.2012 – 10.03.2013
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain: 21.03.2013 – 09.06.2013
Saarland.Museum, Saarbrücken, Germany: 30.06.2013 – 13.10.2013
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, UK: 30.11.2013 – 30.03.2014
Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Spain: 07.10.2014 – 19.01.2015
KUMU Art Museum of Estonia, Estonia: 18.03.2016 – 12.06.2016
Musée d’Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium: 30.06.2016 – 25.09.2016
Osthaus Museum Hagen, Germany: 15.10.2016 – 08.01.2017
Kunsthal Rotterdam, Niederlande: 25.02.2017 – 04.06.2017
Tampa Museum of Art, Florida, USA: 13.07.2017 – 22.10.2017

Ralph Goings “America’s Favourite”, 1989, oil on canvas
© Ralph Goings, Institut für Kulturaustausch, Tübingen

John Baeder “Prout’s Diner”, 1974, oil on canvas
© 1995 John Baeder, photo Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia

Robert Gniewek “Rosie’s Diner #10”, 2011, oil on canvas
© Robert Gniewek, Institut für Kulturaustausch, Tübingen

Roberto Bernardi “Confini Segreti”, 2013, oil on canvas
© Roberto Bernardi, Institut für Kulturaustausch, Tübingen

Peter Maier “Plum Delicious”, 2006, DuPont Cromax-AT on fabricated aluminium panel
© Peter Maier, Institut für Kulturaustausch, Tübingen

Tjalf Sparnaay “Foodscape”, 2014, oil on linen
© Tjalf Sparnaay

Installation Shot, Musée d’Ixelles, Brussels
© Institut für Kulturaustausch, Tübingen

Installation Shot, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
© Institut für Kulturaustausch, Tübingen

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