Hyperrealism classic Denis Peterson first began painting at the age of four under the guidance of his grandfather, who, fortunately for little Peterson, was an artist and a protege of Claude Monet himself.
Already in college, preparing for his bachelor's degree, Denis supervised his own art studio and was engaged in the restoration of museum paintings of the Renaissance. After completing his studies, he worked as an illustrator for Exxon.
Not wanting to be satisfied with what has already been achieved, Denis enters the Pratt Institute - one of the leading educational institutions in the field of art, design and architecture in the United States, from which he graduates with a Master of Arts.
Denis is a true pioneer in the genre of hyperrealism in his home country, the United States. He has a lot of exhibitions, including in museums like the Tate Modern, and his paintings are a welcome acquisition for collectors and art lovers. Peterson uses hyperrealism as a kind of visual medium through which he communicates with the viewer. Despite the "acute sociality" of his paintings, he primarily seeks to emphasize the indefatigability of the human spirit, and not at all political and economic vicissitudes.
The artist's work is addressed to acute social problems. His paintings are a reflection of the bleak reality, social inequality and cultural differences within society. The deep symbolism of his works makes them truly relevant for any era.
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