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noun [uncountable] art photorealism pronunciation in American English /ˌfəutəuˈrɪəlɪz(ə)m/
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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    paintings or other images that are so realistic they are hard to distinguish from photographs
    As a full-fledged art movement,Photorealism evolved from Pop Art and as a counter to Abstract Expressionism.
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 24/09/2012 09:51:00
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    3
    in the design of computer games, images that are so realistic they look real
    In order for this industry to truly reach the next level and expand into new genres, pure photorealism is needed, argues 2K Games boss Christoph Hartmann.
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 24/09/2012 09:51:00

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photorealist

 photorealism pronunciation in American English adjective, noun
They chose photorealist Jason Webb as their winner.
photorealist painters/painting

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