Ben Ashton: hyper-realist portraiture
Ben Ashton is a London-based visual artist specialising in hyper-realist portraiture and ambitious, immersive installation works.
Ashton’s work combines precision in execution with humour and character, balancing emotive response with a strong contextual foundation.
His work combines a reverence and mastery of traditional craft with a performative contemporary perspective; his skill and precision in execution providing a structure to this subtle subervsion of traditional portraiture.
His work serves as a dramatisation of life; conferring significance to the mundane, immortalising exceptional collaborators and intimates.
Images courtesy of Ben Ashton