photo-realism
noun Date: 1961 realism in painting characterized by extremely meticulous depiction of detail • photo-realist noun or adjectivephoto-realistic adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • photo-realism — pho·to re·al·ism (fō tō rēʹə lĭz əm) n. A style of painting that resembles photography in its meticulous attention to realistic detail.   pho to reʹal·ist adj. & n. pho to·re al·isʹtic adj. * * * Late 20th century painting style based on… …   Universalium

  • photo-realism — pho·to realism …   English syllables

  • photo-realism — noun A very realistic style in art in which a painting or drawing is virtually indistinguishable from a photograph …   Wiktionary

  • photo realism — n. extremely detailed painting style that resembles photography …   English contemporary dictionary

  • photo-realism — …   Useful english dictionary

  • realism — /ree euh liz euhm/, n. 1. interest in or concern for the actual or real, as distinguished from the abstract, speculative, etc. 2. the tendency to view or represent things as they really are. 3. Fine Arts. a. treatment of forms, colors, space, etc …   Universalium

  • photo-realist — noun or adjective see photo realism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • photo-realistic — adjective see photo realism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • photo-realist — See photo realism. * * * …   Universalium

  • photo-realist — noun or adjective see photo realism …   Useful english dictionary

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