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'Cleveland Public Square' — 1920s Urban Realism
By Anton Schutz
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Anton Schutz, 'Cleveland Public Square', etching, edition not stated, 1927. Signed in pencil. Signed and dated in the plate, lower left. Annotated 'Cleveland Public Square S489', in ...
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1920s American Realist Landscape Prints

Materials

Etching

"Manhattan Bridge" NYC American Scene Modernism Watercolor WPA Urban Realism
By Reginald Marsh
Located in New York, NY
Reginald Marsh "Manhattan Bridge" NYC American Scene Modernism Watercolor WPA Urban Realism, 20 x
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1930s American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Watercolor, Pencil

Sprawl No. 11 / architecture abstract city oil painting urban realism
By Ryan Reynolds
Located in Burlingame, CA
departure for his investigations in paint. Combining the worlds of realism and abstraction his work creates
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Paintings

Materials

Wood, Oil

Sprawl No. 10 / architecture abstract city oil painting urban realism
By Ryan Reynolds
Located in Burlingame, CA
departure for his investigations in paint. Combining the worlds of realism and abstraction his work creates
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Paintings

Materials

Wood, Oil

Five O’Clock Shadow
By Carole Garland
Located in Palm Desert, CA
. Contemporary Urban Realism
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

DIGITAL - Contemporary Tokyo Cityscape / Urban Lights / Realism
By Alexandra Pacula
Located in New York, NY
Original oil painting by New York painter Alexandra Pacula. A city painting in a contemporary style with vivid colors and shapes. Pacula has been collected throughout the US, Europe,...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Smokestack, bright color masks urban setting romantic realism
By Stephen Basso
Located in Brooklyn, NY
*ABOUT Stephen Basso Stephen Basso's highly original pastels and oil paintings are romantic, yet thought provoking fantasies. His whimsical works are alive with boundless imagina...
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Early 2000s Neo-Expressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Pastel, Archival Paper

Twilight in the Wilderness, Urban Industrial Landscape, Contemporary Realism
By Art Chartow
Located in Chicago, IL
sinister structures speak to the strength and industrial might of this urban landscape. The pink sky sheds
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Seringa with Vase - Colored Pencils, Flowers, Interior
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
urban realism. The artist's consideration of painting is essentially turned to a representation of what
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Waterc...

Materials

Color Pencil, Cardboard

Pansy with Vase - Original Drawing, Pastel, flowers, Interior
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
him to a practice of painting and drawing between photographic inspiration and urban realism. The
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Interior Drawings and Waterco...

Materials

Color Pencil, Pastel, Archival Paper

Signpost
By Graham Dean
Located in London, GB
group show on the theme of urban realism called Art for Society at the Whitechapel Gallery in London
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1970s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

Le jardin de Lucrèce - Garden, Interior, Design
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
him to a practice of painting and drawing between photographic inspiration and urban realism. The
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Interior Drawings a...

Materials

Color Pencil, Archival Paper

Arriving at Ronnie Scotts Fifth St - London realism urban landscape oil painting
By Peter Brimelow RIBA
Located in London, Chelsea
understanding of urban space and context, creating architecturally accurate perspectives of contemporary London
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21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Lux - Contemporary Painting, Interior Architecture
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
practice of painting and drawing between photographic inspiration and urban realism. The artist's
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Archival Paper, Oil

En allant au bord de la mer, Original Oil Painting, Seaside, Trees, House
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
between photographic inspiration and urban realism. The artist's consideration of painting is essentially
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21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Bouquet, Original Drawing, Still-Life, Interior, Flowers
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
inspiration and urban realism. The artist's consideration of painting is essentially turned to a
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21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Wate...

Materials

Color Pencil, Pastel, Archival Paper

Jardin d'été, Original Drawing, Pastel, Summer Garden, Pool
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
painting and drawing between photographic inspiration and urban realism. The artist's consideration of
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Landscape Drawings ...

Materials

Archival Paper, Pastel, Color Pencil

Ciel et Terre - Oil Painting, Landscape, Seaside
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
him to a practice of painting and drawing between photographic inspiration and urban realism. The
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Wood Panel, Oil

A the Window, Original Oil Painting, Landscape, Contemporary Architecture
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
inspiration and urban realism. The artist's consideration of painting is essentially turned to a
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Wood Panel

Jardin Imprévu Pivoines, Original Drawing, Flowers, Peonies, Garden
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
him to a practice of painting and drawing between photographic inspiration and urban realism. The
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Waterc...

Materials

Archival Paper, Color Pencil, Oil Crayon

Window on lake, Original Oil Painting, Landscape, Interior scene, Still-life
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
photographic inspiration and urban realism. The artist's consideration of painting is essentially turned to a
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Wood Panel, Oil

Ciel d'été, Original Oil Painting, Landscape, Tree, Ready to hang
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
between photographic inspiration and urban realism. The artist's consideration of painting is essentially
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil, Wood Panel

Au Bord de l'eau, Original Drawing, Pastel, Seascape, Trees along the seafront
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
him to a practice of painting and drawing between photographic inspiration and urban realism. The
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21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Water...

Materials

Archival Paper, Pastel, Color Pencil

Untitled
By Johnathan Ball
Located in Toronto, ON
that transforms the language of the street into a hybrid form of abstraction and urban realism. From
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2010s Other Art Style Abstract Paintings

Materials

Paper, Acrylic, Ballpoint Pen

Morning Commute
By Johnathan Ball
Located in Toronto, ON
language of the street into a hybrid form of abstraction and urban realism. From the outset, JBall has
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2010s Other Art Style Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Spray Paint, Acrylic

506 Muskoka
By Johnathan Ball
Located in Toronto, ON
language of the street into a hybrid form of abstraction and urban realism. From the outset, JBall has
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2010s Other Art Style Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Spray Paint, Acrylic

Au Bord de l'eau, Original Drawing, Seascape, Trees, Seaside
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
inspiration and urban realism. The artist's consideration of painting is essentially turned to a
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21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Water...

Materials

Color Pencil, Pastel, Archival Paper

Intérieur Provence, Realistic Figurative original Drawing, Colorful, Interior
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
between photographic inspiration and urban realism. The artist's consideration of painting is essentially
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Interior Drawings and Waterco...

Materials

Archival Paper, Pastel, Watercolor, Color Pencil

Un après midi avec Arp - Original Oil Painting, Vase, Interior, sofa
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
of painting and drawing between photographic inspiration and urban realism. The artist's
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Interior Paintings

Materials

Wood Panel, Oil

Maya
By Johnathan Ball
Located in Toronto, ON
into a hybrid form of abstraction and urban realism. From the outset, JBall has sought to interpret his
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Mixed Media

Jardin Imprévu, Original Painting and Drawing, Garden, Cactus
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
him to a practice of painting and drawing between photographic inspiration and urban realism. The
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21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Water...

Materials

Archival Paper, Color Pencil, Oil

Silver Screen
By Johnathan Ball
Located in Toronto, ON
into a hybrid form of abstraction and urban realism. From the outset, JBall has sought to interpret his
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Mixed Media

City exploration
By Johnathan Ball
Located in Toronto, ON
into a hybrid form of abstraction and urban realism. From the outset, JBall has sought to interpret his
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Mixed Media

Materials

Mixed Media

Stardust
By Johnathan Ball
Located in Toronto, ON
into a hybrid form of abstraction and urban realism. From the outset, JBall has sought to interpret his
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Mixed Media

Sneaky Dees
By Johnathan Ball
Located in Toronto, ON
into a hybrid form of abstraction and urban realism. From the outset, JBall has sought to interpret his
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Mixed Media

In Transit
By Johnathan Ball
Located in Toronto, ON
into a hybrid form of abstraction and urban realism. From the outset, JBall has sought to interpret his
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Mixed Media

Loren Gray
By Johnathan Ball
Located in Toronto, ON
into a hybrid form of abstraction and urban realism. From the outset, JBall has sought to interpret his
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Acrylic, Photographic Paper, Mixed Media

Intersection Sketch
By Johnathan Ball
Located in Toronto, ON
into a hybrid form of abstraction and urban realism. From the outset, JBall has sought to interpret his
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media

Steve and Yule
By Johnathan Ball
Located in Toronto, ON
into a hybrid form of abstraction and urban realism. From the outset, JBall has sought to interpret his
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Mixed Media

Fall Street Car
By Johnathan Ball
Located in Toronto, ON
into a hybrid form of abstraction and urban realism. From the outset, JBall has sought to interpret his
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media

Bloom
By Johnathan Ball
Located in Toronto, ON
into a hybrid form of abstraction and urban realism. From the outset, JBall has sought to interpret his
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media

Scar Face
By Johnathan Ball
Located in Toronto, ON
into a hybrid form of abstraction and urban realism. From the outset, JBall has sought to interpret his
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Mixed Media

12 Parsecs
By Johnathan Ball
Located in Toronto, ON
language of the street into a hybrid form of abstraction and urban realism. From the outset, JBall has
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Giclée

Mingle
By Johnathan Ball
Located in Toronto, ON
into a hybrid form of abstraction and urban realism. From the outset, JBall has sought to interpret his
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Mixed Media

Urban Life_02
Located in New York, NY
surreal cityscapes – reminiscent of René Magritte and de Goya’s Magical Realism – that are meant to speak
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Plexiglass, Photographic Film, Mixed Media, Photographic Paper, Photogram

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H 45 in W 76 in D 2 in
Urban Life_01
Located in New York, NY
surreal cityscapes – reminiscent of René Magritte and de Goya’s Magical Realism – that are meant to speak
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Plexiglass, Photographic Film, Mixed Media, Photographic Paper, Photogram

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Urban Forests_03
Located in New York, NY
surreal cityscapes – reminiscent of René Magritte and de Goya’s Magical Realism – that are meant to speak
Category

2010s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Plexiglass, Photographic Film, Mixed Media, Photographic Paper, Photogram

Urban Forests_02
Located in New York, NY
surreal cityscapes – reminiscent of René Magritte and de Goya’s Magical Realism – that are meant to speak
Category

2010s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Plexiglass, Photographic Film, Mixed Media, Photographic Paper, Photogram

Urban Forests_04
Located in New York, NY
surreal cityscapes – reminiscent of René Magritte and de Goya’s Magical Realism – that are meant to speak
Category

2010s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Photographic Film, Plexiglass, Mixed Media, Photographic Paper, Photogram

Urban Forests_01
Located in New York, NY
surreal cityscapes – reminiscent of René Magritte and de Goya’s Magical Realism – that are meant to speak
Category

2010s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Plexiglass, Photographic Film, Mixed Media, Photographic Paper, Photogram

Au bord de l'eau, Original Drawing, Pastel, Seascape, Trees along the seafront
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
of painting and drawing between photographic inspiration and urban realism. The artist's
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Water...

Materials

Oil Crayon, Archival Paper, Color Pencil, Pastel

Fenêtre sur lac, Original Painting, Still-Life, Interior Scene, Ready to hang
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
inspiration and urban realism. The artist's consideration of painting is essentially turned to a
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Interior Paintings

Materials

Cardboard, Oil, Oil Crayon

News From a Faraway Land, Original Drawing, Interior Scene, Vase, flowers
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
drawing between photographic inspiration and urban realism. The artist's consideration of painting is
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Waterc...

Materials

Color Pencil, Archival Paper, Oil Crayon

Vase with lilac, Still-Life Watercolor, Interior, Flowers
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
of painting and drawing between photographic inspiration and urban realism. The artist's
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Waterc...

Materials

Archival Paper, Watercolor

Au Bord de l'eau, Original Drawing, Pastel, Trees and House along the seafront
Located in AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FR
to a practice of painting and drawing between photographic inspiration and urban realism. The
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Water...

Materials

Pastel, Archival Paper, Color Pencil

Urban Coyote - Highly Detailed Photorealist Painting of Coyote in Urban Setting
By Rick Pas
Located in Chicago, IL
Gallery, Washington, DC, Contemporary Realism Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ, Art and the Animal
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Animal Paintings

Materials

Panel, Acrylic

Afternoon, Madison Square
By Paul Cornoyer
Located in Missouri, MO
Louis, with its strong urban realism. It shows the Eads Bridge, which opened in 1874, and became the
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Early 1900s Tonalist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Central Park Autumn
By Paul Cornoyer
Located in Missouri, MO
View of Saint Louis, with its strong urban realism. It shows the Eads Bridge, which opened in 1874
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1910s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Rhapsody in Blue - realism architecture painting
By Lynette Cook
Located in Burlingame, CA
separately or together as pictured. Exterior facades of urban dwellings that are both architecturally
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Photorealist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

"Blue Dumpster", Miniature Paper Sculpture, Realism
By Drew Leshko
Located in Philadelphia, PA
State Development’s corporate collection (Hoboken), Urban Nation Museum (Berlin), and many private
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Sculptures

Materials

Enamel, Wire

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