Contemporary Graphic Realism
Why it's awesome: The figurative artworks within the Contemporary Graphic Realism Gene are a broad yet important collection of pieces. As the description notes, they are "rendered in a highly graphic style" with works that often resemble comic book illustrations and propaganda posters. Noticing patterns and trends between this vast grouping makes it a very fun gene to explore.
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Above: Banksy, Weston Super-Mare (Diptych), 2003 (View on Artsy)