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Art inspired by photography focus of new museum exhibit

Works by more than three dozen artists included in museum’s “Photorealism Revisted” exhibit.

BY JOHN BRANDENBURG Published: January 30, 2013

A reliance on photography as a source for painting makes possible a startling and potentially off-putting amount of hyper realistic detail in a new show at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. But it doesn’t prevent the 38 artists in the “Photorealism Revisited” exhibition, organized by International Arts of Memphis, from also creating a surprising subtlety and variety of content in their work.

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