hyperrealism


hy·per·re·al·ism

noun \ˌhī-pər-ˈrē-ə-ˌli-zəm, -ˈrēl-ˌi-\

Definition of HYPERREALISM

:  realism in art characterized by depiction of real life in an unusual or striking manner — compare photo-realism
hy·per·re·al·ist \-list, -ist\ adjective
hy·per·re·al·is·tic \-ˌrē-ə-ˈlis-tik, -ˌrēl-ˈis-\ adjective

First Known Use of HYPERREALISM

1937

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