Richard Estes © Richard Estes, courtesy of Marlborough Gallery, New York.

All Too Real

January 2015

The place of photorealism
The fact that the work of Richard Estes is being shown in two notso- distant showcases of repute at once, intimates the contemporary allure of photorealism. DAMn° has felt the urge to provide some perspective on this art form, with a touch of historic context. The resulting conclusion is that now, in the era of Twitter and Instagram, photorealism is probably more meaningful than ever. **Read all in DAMnº48**