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Reference Library: Pseudorealism

'Pseudorealism', 'pseudo-realism', or 'pseudo realism' is a visual arts style, in which an altered view of reality is presented. In film, the term refers to heavy use of special effects to create a fantasy with the illusion of reality. In art, it is a style in which reality is depicted through abstract symbols and off-beat color schemes. Among the proponents of this new style of art is Indian artist Devajyoti Ray.
Pseudorealism is often considered a counterpart of magic realism in literature. However US artists like Paul Cadmus, George Tooker and the Canadian artist Alex Colville had also initiated a style which was called Magic realism, which continues to remain popular.
Pseudorealism

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[http://www.pseudo-realism.com Site on Pseudorealism]
[http://www.21stcenturyindianart.com/pseudorealism.htm Site on Pseudorealism]
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