10 Insanely Detailed Drawings With One Foot In Reality And The Other In Our Dreams

September 18, 2014 1:16 PM

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10 Insanely Detailed Drawings With One Foot In Reality And The Other In Our Dreams

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 ...

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