photo-realism

noun
pho·​to-re·​al·​ism | \ ˌfō-tō-ˈrē-ə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce photo-realism (audio) \

Definition of photo-realism

: realism in painting characterized by extremely meticulous depiction of detail

Other Words from photo-realism

photo-realist \ ˌfō-​tō-​ˈrē-​ə-​list How to pronounce photo-realism (audio) \ noun or adjective
photo-realistic \ ˌfō-​tō-​ˌrē-​ə-​ˈli-​stik How to pronounce photo-realism (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of photo-realism

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Photo-realism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photo-realism. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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