20 Paintings That Are So Realistic, We Don’t Know What’s Real Anymore

Let’s face it, painting is extremely difficult. Not only do you need to be good at it, but you have to be very patient as well. For example, it took Leonardo da Vinci around 14 years to finish his evergreen painting, Mona Lisa. But in the end, the wait was well worth it. Inspired by such success, modern-day artists have taken art to a whole new level with lifelike paintings that’ll make you question reality.

We at The Elite Indian truly love great art, and these 20 pieces we’ve carefully handpicked go beyond perfection and will make you question what’s real life and what isn’t.


20 Paintings That Are So Realistic, We Don’t Know What’s Real Anymore

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✏ My true goal has always been to become free. ⁣ ⁣ The desire for freedom comes from recognizing that one is in chains. ⁣ ⁣ We are all chained by our limitations, so human, too human.. too splendidly human. ⁣ All of us have experiences the search for light, especially when it's dark! (And it is not easy when is dark!)⁣ ⁣ One day, 5 years ago, a person contacted me and offered me a torch. What a terrible responsibility he had given me. ⁣ ⁣ Finally i could no longer escape, I felt on my shoulders that with that little light my task was to discover the Sun. ⁣ ⁣ I was taking in my hands the full weight of the lightness of freedom yet to be build. If a sincere work of art reflects its creator, finally enough light has been given to me so I could be able to reflect myself in the mirror.⁣ ⁣ ——-⁣⁣ Shooting for Masterpiece Project under @ibex_collection Video made by @lucapischedda ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ #ibexcollection #ibexexhibition #ibexmasters #art #drawing #artist #hyperrealism #detail #emanuele_dascanio

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20 Paintings That Are So Realistic, We Don’t Know What’s Real Anymore


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完成 #art #oilpainting #artwork #油絵

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Here are some more details of my IBEX Masterpiece Water-Origin of Life. It’s a work about life, birth, water symbolism, and nature, born from more than 2 years of effort. The complete artwork has already been revealed in the US Art Magazine 'VENU' in its summer issue 42. ⠀ Estos son algunos detalles de mi IBEX Masterpiece Water-Origin of Life. Es una obra sobre la vida, el nacimiento, el simbolismo del agua y la naturaleza, resultado de más de 2 años de intenso trabajo. La obra completa se ha publicado ya en en la revista de arte estadounidense 'VENU' Magazine en la edición estival número 42.⠀ _____⠀ Details of Water-Origin of Life (Triptych)⠀ 2017-2019⠀ Pastel on board⠀ 190 x 470 cm | 74.8 x 185 in

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🚨 PRINT SALE ALERT! 🚨⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ You’ve asked and we’ve (gladly) delivered. We are proud to announce that @ibex_collection is officially releasing long-awaited prints of IBEX Master @emanuele_dascanio!⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ And you haven’t heard the best news! This is the first time IBEX has ever released prints, so we’re offering a discount of 20% off (the highest sale we’ll ever offer), but ONLY until November 25th! This is a limited run of SIGNED prints and will not be offered again 👀⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Shop now by clicking the link in bio! ⁣⁣http://bit.ly/dascanio⁣ ⁣ ⁣ Shopping for someone? Guarantee your print arrives before Christmas when you order before 11/25 🎁⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ #ibexcollection #ibexmasters #ibexexhibition#emanuele_dascanio #hyperrealism #art #originalpainting#drawing #print #printshop #printforsale #artprint #artprints#printmaking #printsale #printsavailable #paceprints

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Did you confuse some of these paintings with photographs taken from a camera? Do you agree that this kind of art is beyond surreal? Share your thoughts in the comment section.

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