Jadranka Fatur, “Lift,” 1974.
Oil on canvas.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb.

Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art
14 September 2011–15 January 2012

Photorealism came into its own at the end of the 1960s, arising from the challenge posed by photographic depiction to realist painting, and is mostly associated with well-known American and Western European artists and their works. The Budapest Ludwig Museum exhibition expands the scope of earlier shows in Vienna (MUMOK, 2010) and Aachen (Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, 2011), both of which included materials from the Ludwig’s collection.

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