Photorealism includes painting, drawing, and other visual techniques, in which artists strive to recreate a photo image with the utmost realism.

Photorealism is an artistic style where the artist uses mediums other than photography to create scenes that closely resemble photographs taken with a camera.

Photorealists aim for a straightforward representation without introducing emotions or intent. In contrast, hyperrealism artists infuse narratives and emotions into their artworks, allowing for a more flexible interpretation and emphasising social or political messages.

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Parra's studio, with Parra at the centre, his back to the camera as he works on the large painting takes centre stage, showing a faceless blue woman in a striped dress, painted in red, purple, blue and teal. The studio is full of brightly coloured paints, with a large window on the right and a patterned rug across the floor under the painting.