Richard Richard - Biography - Louis K. Meisel Gallery
Pressing, 1978
Richard Estes (b. 1932, Kewanee, Illinois) is the artist most commonly associated with Photorealism. He began painting cityscapes in this style in the late 1960s, using multiple source photographs to composite his paintings. Initially, he focused on the Upper West Side of New York City, but has since travelled the world and depicted numerous cities. More recently, his subject matter has expanded to include landscapes. Since 1966 Estes has produced approximately 400-500 paintings. His works are held in notable museum collections including Whitney Museum of American Art and The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City.

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Park Row Looking Towards City Hall, , 1992
Hotel Empire, oil on canvas, 1987
Billiards, oil and acrylic on board, 1976
On The Staten Island Ferry Looking Toward Manhattan
(L'Embarquement Pour Cythere), oil on linen, 1989
Clothing Store, , 1976
Thom McAn, oil on canvas, c.1974
Madison Square, oil on linen, 1994
560, gouache and pencil on board, 1972
Six Views of Edo: Shinjuko III, acrylic & gouache/illustration board, 1989
Pressing, oil on board, 1978
The Plaza, oil on canvas, 1991
M Train on Route to Manhattan Approaches the Williamsburg Bridge, oil on illustration board, 1995
Old Police Headquarters, oil on illustration board, 1984
Old Police Headquarters, oil on illustration board, 1984
View of the W Train Crossing the Manhattan Bridge, oil on board, 2003