New Realism. Name sometimes applied to the work of *Social Realist painters.
New Realism (in French: Nouveau Réalisme) refers to an artistic movement founded in 1960 by Pierre Restany and Yves Klein.
"New Realism", article from the Centre Pompidou
New Realism website, listing each of the artists
Photorealist art is also often referred to as Super-Realism, New Realism, Sharp Focus Realism, Verism, or Hyper-Realism, although technically each of these names falls under its own specific genre.
Thus the two important art shows held in the autumn of 1962 - one curated by Walter Hopps at the Pasadena Art Museum, the other at the Sidney Janis Gallery in New York - were entitled "The New Painting of Common Objects" (Pasadena) and "New Realism" (New York).
Lyrical Abstraction, Conceptual Art, Postminimalism, Earth Art, Video, Performance art, Installation art, along with the continuation of Fluxus, Abstract Expressionism, Color Field Painting, Hard-edge painting, Minimal Art, Op art, Pop Art, Photorealism and New Realism extended the boundaries of ...
As the defining monument of the "new realism" of Northern Renaissance art, the Ghent Altarpiece was regarded as both the foundation of a distinguished tradition, and an exemplary achievement to challenge all later artists.
"New Directions II - The New Realism"
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PERSONALITY: Willard Van Dyke
PLACE: The Museum of Modern Art Auditorium
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In Rome, he was able to absorb not only the new realism of Caravaggio, which remained the basis of all his work whatever the nature of his designs, he always sought to achieve total verisimilitude in their parts but the revived classicism of the Carracci.
Abstract Expressionism (Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko)
New Realism (Christo, Yves Klein, Pierre Restany)
Minimalism (Alexander Calder, Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt, Richard Serra)
Pop Art (Richard Hamilton, David Hockney, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol) ...
See also: Realism, Movement, Painting, Expression, Sculpture