The Return Gauguin, Monet, Pissarro And Hyperrealism To Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art is holding hyperrealism Exhibition these days . This new exhibition includes artwork from Orovida Camille Pissarro, Claude Monet , Paul Gauguin, and other famous hyperrealist artist.
Iranart:33 prized artworks representing the art form are on view at the showcase entitled “Hyperrealism: From Image to Reality – a review of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art’s postmodern collection”.
Hyperrealism is a genre of painting and sculpture in which the artworks have a resemblance to a high-resolution photograph. Hyperrealism is considered an advancement of photorealism by the methods used to create the resulting paintings or sculptures.
Speaking during the opening ceremony of the exhibition, Deputy Culture Minister for Artistic Affairs Mahmud Salari categorized any comparison between hyperrealism and photography as a serious affront to hyperrealism.
“The hyperrealism genre should be viewed as being somewhat like alchemy; its magnificence can be observed from such a perspective,” he said and noted that his organization would carry out some measures to stop derogatory remarks offensive to this art form.
Ebadreza Eslami, Tehran museum director about Introduction of the exhibition said: some of these paintings have shown after a decade.
The TMCA is home to works by many august artists of the West, including Claude Monet, Francis Bacon, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol, and notable in the world for its historical narration of art with the largest collection of Western art that exists in the East.
The exhibition will run until June 25, and is concurrent with “Footprint”, which has been called “a reflection on the relationship between artists and the surrounding world” by the organizers.
Over 80 works by foreign and Iranian artists are on view at the exhibition.
During the opening ceremony of the exhibits, TMCA officials awarded Jamshid Nasseri, the husband of artist and collector Manijeh Miremadi, with a plaque of honor for donating a collection her works to the museum.