Realism, sometimes called naturalism
, in the arts
is generally the attempt to represent subject matter truthfully, without artificiality
and avoiding speculative fiction and supernatural elements.
Artistic style of representing subjects realistically
A visual art style that depicts the actuality of what the eyes can see.
A movement in theatre, film, and literature that seeks to replicate a believable everyday reality, as opposed to such movements as romanticism or surrealism, in which subjects may receive highly symbolic or idealistic treatment.