Speaker(s): Louis Meisel

Who is a Photorealist and WHAT is Photorealism?


Louis Meisel offers a brief, yet informative discussion of the history from beginning to present of photorealism, and how it relates to, yet stands aside from what art has seemingly become in the age of PC, MC, agenda-based, advisor/investment-centered, prestige and status-centered art activity.

Handout: Photorealism - Louis Meisel

Article: The Endlessly Curious Louis Meisel

Attendees will learn:

  • what photorealism is
  • why the words, Beauty, Quality, Skill, and Discipline STILL MATTER
  • why one should STILL acquire art because one LIKES TO LOOK AT IT!

Please take note that this session will take place live on July 9th at 2pm during the 1AN Symposium at Art Southampton.


Louis Meisel

Louis K. Meisel is President and Director of Louis K. Meisel Gallery, 141 Prince Street, New York. He is responsible for all phases of gallery operation, including buying, selling, promoting, advertising, and managing art and artists.
From 1967 to the present he has organized hundreds of exhibitions, which have traveled with accompanying catalogues to major universities and museums...

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