Since the early days of The Huffington Post Arts & Culture page we've known one thing to be true: people love their hyperrealism. The demanding artistic style has tickled the eyes of many a reader with its devious ability to masquerade as a photograph despite its manmade origins. We're well aware the genre requires time, patience and immense skill, yet we're also mindful of the backlash against the technique -- that it lacks creativity and originality.
Recently, we've noticed a surge of artists taking their hyperrealist talents to more surreal territories -- and we couldn't be happier. One of said artists is Melissa Cooke. The Brooklyn-based artist investigates the relationship between photography, performance and drawing in her images, conjuring ...
Also read: Billy Bush is 'trying to get back on TV'