Richard ESTES (1932)

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At roughly the same time as the emergence on the American scene of Pop art, with its appropriation of the codes of a ravenously consumerist society, a number of their fellow countrymen started

A new record for Post-War & Contemporary Art sales has been set.If we just take Christie’s and Sotheby’s prestige sales of 8 and 9 May 2012, the 102 masterpieces sold generated roughly $578.3 million in revenue and 18 new artist’s records.

Hyperrealism, which emerged in the USA in the 60s, inherits its attachment to a banal everyday version of reality from Pop art. The artists draw their subjects from real life; but it is a “second-hand” real life, because they do not create their works directly in front of the person or thing they are depicting, but from photographs. They demonstrate a great, often laborious, technical virtuosity, to transcribe a reality that has been examined under a microscope.

Richard ESTES (1932) (United states) is an artist born in 1932 The oldest auction result ever registered on the website for an artwork by this artist is a painting sold in 1984, at Christie's, and the most recent auction result is a print-multiple sold in 2021. Artprice.com's price levels for this artist are based on 785 auction results. Especially: print-multiple, painting, drawing-watercolor, photography. One art work by artist Richard ESTES (1932) will soon be available in auction rooms. You can also discover 2 artwork(s) currently for sale on Artprice's Marketplace.