Hey D!

Feel free to yell if need be. 😅

I’ll give you one guess as to the type of art the guy I quoted makes:

http://www.damianloeb.com/art/

I feel like this is a good time to point out that photorealism and hyperrealism are two different things. Hyperrealism grew out of photorealism and I certainly enjoy it much more.

Photorealism is literally just copying exactly what you see in a photograph, which makes photography a much more expressive form of art than photorealism.

In my mind, photorealism is therefore an imitation of an expression of life, which is why I made the tongue in cheek comment about it being meaningless. On the record: I don’t think it’s actually meaningless and I tried to hint at that.

But like…this is one of my favorite quotes, so I dunno:

“Vanity of vanities; all is vanity.”

Thanks for the thoughtful response, D! 😄

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