Richard Estes’ eye for detail and unrivalled talent in creating hyperrealist paintings make him one of today’s most sought-after artists. Known for his photorealist depictions of spotless, reflective and mostly inanimate cityscapes, the artist is regarded as one of the founders of the international photorealist movement of the late 1960’s, alongside artists of the likes of Chuck Close and John Baeder.
Born in Kewanee, Illinois, US in… Read more
About the artwork
Richard Estes, one of the founders of the photo-realist movement, is renowned for his New York cityscapes. This screenprint, devoid of human life, evokes the feelings of a quiet Sunday morning walk, while the rest of the city sleeps.