Artist Recreates Cacti in Amazing Detail

Unbeknownst to the naked eye, Kwang Ho Lee‘s hyperrealist paintings look just like enlarged photos of different cacti against a stark white background. On the contrary, one of South Korean’s top hyperrealist painters explores three-dimensional textures with each brushstroke as he recreates each strand of hair and spine with deft precision in his series ‘Touch.’ The overlapping minute details and his delicate approach to one of the hardiest plants on Earth lends beauty and mysticism to the fascinating cactus.

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