Richard ESTES (1932)

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At roughly the same time as the emergence on the American scene of Pop art, with its appropriation of the codes of a ravenously consumerist society, a number of their fellow countrymen started

A new record for Post-War & Contemporary Art sales has been set.If we just take Christie’s and Sotheby’s prestige sales of 8 and 9 May 2012, the 102 masterpieces sold generated roughly $578.3 million in revenue and 18 new artist’s records.

Hyperrealism, which emerged in the USA in the 60s, inherits its attachment to a banal everyday version of reality from Pop art. The artists draw their subjects from real life; but it is a “second-hand” real life, because they do not create their works directly in front of the person or thing they are depicting, but from photographs. They demonstrate a great, often laborious, technical virtuosity, to transcribe a reality that has been examined under a microscope.

Richard ESTES (1932) (Stati uniti) è un artista nato nel 1932. La prima aggiudicazione registrata sul sito è un/a pittura del 1984 da Christie's, e la più recente un/a pittura del 2021. La quotazione e gli indici dell'artista stabiliti da Artprice.com si basano su 848 aggiudicazioni. In particolare: stampa-multiplo, pittura, disegno acquarello, fotografia. 6 opere dell'artista Richard ESTES (1932) saranno prossimamente in sala d'asta. Sulla Marketplace di Artprice sono proposte 1 opere dell'artista in vendita.