34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

As you scroll through these 34 exquisite hyperrealistic paintings, something strange will happen. You'll start doubting your eyes, then your brain, then these images. You'll become convinced that at least a few of them are photographs and not acrylic paint. They have to be.

But you know what? You'll be wrong.

Click on the images in order to take a closer look at the full paintings!


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Denis Peterson: Off the Track. Urethanes on wood panel.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Robert Bechtle: Berkeley Pinto (John De Andrea and his Family next to Bechtles Car). 1976, oil on canvas.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Gérard Gasiorowski: The approach. That's me, who needs to make enormous efforts to keep himself on the surface of things. 1970, oil on canvas.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Don Eddy: Untitled (Volkswagen). 1971, acryl on canvas.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Malcolm Morley: Portrait of Esses in Central Park. 1969-1970, liquitex on canvas.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Tom Blackwell: Gap Outlet, Waterside Shops, Naples, FL. 2004, oil on canvas.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Tjalf Sparnaay: Supersandwich!! 2013, oil on linen


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Anthony Brunelli: Monument Square (Troy). 1997, oil on linen.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Peter Maier: 1908 Indian Racer. 2005.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Allan Gorman: Macho Dream. 2013, oil on canvas.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Richard Heisler: Shinjuku Sunset II (100 Views of Tokyo). 2010, oil on linen.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Charles Hartley: Bahama Surf. 2012, oil on Polyester.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Chris Jenkinson: Good Morning America. 2008, oil on board.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Matteo Mezzetta: Dj #2. 2010, oil on canvas.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Jerry Ott: Pretty Picture #1. 2011, acrylic on panel.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Hilo Chen: Beach 125. 1996.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Clive Head: 42nd Street, Sunday Morning. 2001, oil on linen.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Ron Kleemann: Red Bull Sitting. 2011, oil on canvas.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Richard McLean: Lynne's Brymar Shantytown. 1991, oil on linen.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Bertrand Meniel: Breakfast at the Fairmont. 2009, acrylic on linen.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

David Parrish: Midway. 2007, oil on canvas.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Richard Estes: The Plaza. 1991, oil on canvas.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Méhes László: Lukewarm water I. 1970, Acrylic on canvas.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

John Salt: Blue Mobile Home. 1992-93, oil on linen.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Audrey Flack: Shiva Blue. 1973, oil over acrylic on canvas.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Ben Schonzeit: Hot Peppers. 2011, acrylic on polyester.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Raphaella Spence: Empire State. 2012, oil on canvas.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Robert Gniewek: Rosie's Diner #10. 2011, oil on canvas.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Ralph Goings: Miss Albany Diner. 1993, oil on linen.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Luigi Benedicenti: Autunno 2. 2011 , oil on panel.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Sharon Moody: The Amazon Tricks Me. 2012 , oil on panel.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Hubert De Lartigue: Sushi. 2010 , acrylic on canvas.


34 Hyperrealistic Paintings You'll Swear Are Photographs

Juan Cossio: Fortune's Wheel. 2012, acrylic on panel.

Top image: Marilyn Minter: Bazooka. 2009, enamel on metal.


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