Another of my favourite Hyper-realists, Alyssa Monks.
“When I began painting the human body, I was obsessed with it and needed to create as much realism as possible. I chased realism until it began to unravel and deconstruct itself. Realism and Abstraction are in a symbiotic relationship – they need each other to exist and eventually become the same.”
I have selected a piece from each year to give an overview of her body of work. She has an extensive body of work which can be viewed on her website.
I do not feel at liberty to comment on her work, other than to say it moves me and I find it hard not to keep coming back to each piece to re-examine it and admire the skill with which she uses her medium and the dialogue she subtly creates with the viewer.
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