This current of the end of the Sixties results from the new realism and also wants to be against movement with the abstract art and the informal art. It gives to painting objective neutrality photography for example by recopying a photograph by painting or the drawing what gives the impression of true misleads the eye. The hyperrealism seeks to flush out the reality of the illusion creates by an exaggerated representation. This form of committed expression was conceived by its authors like an opposition to the invasion of the man by civilization. This system dissects the daily objects to denounce the superficiality of the sight to apprehend the things with precision. The American Chuck Close represents in immense fabrics each detail of a
" landscape face ". Works are especially tables of meditation on the civilization of the image. The principal representatives
are : Gift Eddy, Gerhard Richter, Franz Gertsh, Malcom Morley, Richard Estes, Michelangelo Pistoletto and Howard Kanovitz.