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) (Estados unidos) es un artista nacido en 1932 El remate más antiguo catalogado en el sitio web es un(a) pintura vendido/a en 1984 en Christie's, el más reciente siendo un(a) grabado vendido/a en 2021. Las cotizaciones y los índices del artista establecidos por Artprice.com se basan en 803 remates. Especialmente: grabado, pintura, dibujo acuarela, fotografia. Se anuncia una obra del artista Richard ESTES (1932) próximamente a subasta. El Marketplace de Artprice.com le propone 2 obras(s) del artista a la venta.