Capture the vivacity and veracity of the reality can be a challenge sometimes difficult, already in photography but especially when it comes to painting. Thehyperrealism is a pictorial artistic movement aimed at disturbing the perception of the spectators: is it a painting or a photography ? In the case of Leng Junit's so realistic oil paintings that they have made its author famous all over the world. of the masterpieces the opposite of minimalism and abstract expressionism.
The painter grew up in the 60s and 70s, at the time of a great economic reform known asOpening of China. His art has been greatly inspired by this cultural change and Western influences. It is in college that he experimented with oil painting and this first love will follow him throughout his career.
In 2004, he became truly known around the world with his painting Mona Lisa. This photorealistic portrait of The Mona Lisa takes up the principles of Leonardo Da Vinci's painting but draws the features of a more modern woman. Follows a series of portraits women, all more detailed than each other. In the video below, enjoy the brush stroke of Leng Jun with a timelapse of the realization of one of his paintings:
This master of hyperrealism maintains that anyone who will see the paintings in person will not be deceived. His intention is not to compete or imitate a photograph, but rather to push his art to the limit, reconciling technical skills and ability toemotion in his paintings. Other artists push this limit very far. Discover the hyperrealist works of Pedro Campos that will take your breath away!
Imagined by: Leng Jun