Hyperrealist painting is nothing new. Derived from photorealism in the 70s, this early aughts art movement aims to turn actual photographs into paintings. These are extraordinary examples by a young Italian painter, Roberto Bernardi. His command of oil painting defies belief.

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Check his work out. [Roberto Bernardi via Bored Panda]

This is a "work in progress", he says.

Another "work in progress".