Portrait, Christoph Eberle, hyperrealistic painter, Swiss

Christoph Eberle was born in Zürich, Switzerland in 1969. He studied architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and graduated in 1996. As a self-taught hyperrealistic painter his influences include old masters such as Caravaggio, Vermeer van Delft, Jacques Louis David, Caspar David Friedrich and Segantini.

Most of his inspirations are born from snapshots of everyday life – be it in the laundry room or on the way in to town: These moments, when for an instant the light and the situation are coherent, producing a brief moment of clarity and perfection – a type of film still from his personal movie – are what he searches to capture as precisely as possible.

Painting with very fine and concise brushstrokes he is exploring the classic image concepts (landscape, still life and portrait). Although photos are used as a starting point in the painting process, the intention is not to fool the eye but to create images that are coherent and self-contained, allowing space for interpretation. So the goal is to achieve a strong and independent visual idea, not a slavish copy.

He regularly takes part in solo and group exhibitions in Switzerland and abroad. He has an excellent international network with hyperrealistic artists. Together with Jacques Bodin, one of the main representatives of the European hyperrealism movement, he runs the website. 

Exhibitions + Events 


Galería artelibre

20 años, en 20×20

Galería Arte Roma

Plaza de San Miguel, 13 – 50001 Zaragoza
Group show

Inauguración dia 5 de Junio

Hallo, Tod! 


Zentrum Karl der Grosse

Kirchgasse 14, 8001 Zürich

26. bis 30. Mai 2021


An online exhibition experience curated by Sergio Gomez exploring "red" as a symbol, emotion, force or attitude in today's culture.

February 14 to March 30, 2021



Finale 2020

Galerie Dutoit, Unterentfelden

Group Show

Christoph Eberle
Medardus Hagner
Hyperrealismus trifft

Galerie Wehrli präsentiert die
Gruppenausstellung zu Gast bei

Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie
Rämistrasse 18
8001 Zürich​

Eine besondere Ausstellung

in besonderen Zeiten.

Galerie Dutoit, Unterentfelden

Group Show

Artelibre - 20 years, in 20x20

200 International Masters of Contemporary Realism
Chivasso, Italy
Show cancelled due to the coronavirus


Group Show



Participation cancelled due to corona restrictions


Algo más que realismo XIII

Exposición de pintura realista contemporanea


Das Raffinement der Genauigkeit
Universität Luzern


Solo show
Thomas Dutoit Galerie


Swiss Art Expo
Zürich, Ebikon
Pop up in the Mall of Switzerland 

Group show


Schlaf gut

Vögele Kultur Zentrum, Pfäffikon

Group show

The Abstract Real
The Royal Hall of La Madeleine, Paris 

Group show

That One Moment
IG Halle im Kunst(Zeug)Haus

Group show

Hyperrealismus – Warum nicht gleich ein Foto schiessen?

Rotary Club Meilen


Realismus – Still alive and kickin'

Galerie Ulrich Gering, Frankfurt/Main

Group show


Kommunale Galerie Mörfelden-Walldorf (D)

Group show

art KARLSRUHE 2018
Internationale Messe für Klassische Moderne und Gegenwartskunst


​Galerie Wehrli

Solo show

Scope Basel 2017

International Contemporary Art Show

Hyperrealism, Baden

Solo show

Die Hundertste

Galerie Alex Schlesinger, Zürich

4 artists


art fair KUNST 16 ZÜRICH

Galerie Alex Schlesinger

Reality2 – Vom Fantastischen zum Hyperrealismus in der Malerei
Museum Bickel, Walenstadt
Group show (3 artists)


Galerie Werthmüller

Group show



klein im format – gross in der wirkung

art333, Wädenswil
Group show


Galerie Wehrli, Zürich
Solo show




Still life vs. Landscape

Galerie R57, Zürich

Solo show





Galerie R57, Zürich

Group show


10 Jahre Haldegalerie

Haldegalerie, Widen

Group show


New Paintings

Galerie Matthys, Wollerau

Solo show




Kunstszene Zürich

Freilager, Zürich

Group show


Arte piccolo

Galerie Matthys, Wollerau

Group show


Neue Bilder

Galerie 497, Zürich

with Bernard (Sculptures)

Publications + Web


Artists Directories

Galería artelibre

We carry out promotion, consulting, sales, exhibitions, workshops, publication of art books, contests, etc.
Les peintres hyperréalistes de A à Z, leurs nationalités et dates de naissance

Our aim is to encourage and promote the most important Hyperrealist artists from all over the world.


Hyperrealists artists from different parts of the world

hyperréalisme d'hier et aujourd'hui
Blog, that likes to look behind the pictures.

The flying fruit bowl

Dedicated to showcasing a range of artists from a variety of practices



Anuario "Arte y Libertad XIV"

Anuario editado por artelibre donde participan 111 artistas, 253 pag. más de 600 fotografías de pinturas, en una encuadernación de lujo.

Hyperrealism Magazine #7

is the first and one magazine (digital & print version) fully dedicated to the Hyperrealism Art. 


Artist Portfolio Magazine - Issue 36

Independent specialty art magazine that promotes the portfolios of emerging and established artists from various parts of the world.


An inspirational collection of great artists all over the world and a lot of skulls

L'abstrait réel
Publication accompanying the exhibition in the Royal Hall of La Madeleine, Paris 


Post-Modern Times: The Journal of Aesthetics and Art History, Vol.1 No.3

by Stephen Smith



Geheimnisvolle Innenräume

Article in the Aargauer Zeitung 14.03.2019

Dem Schlaf auf der Spur

Article in the Tagesschau (SRF) to the exhibition «Schlaf gut», 1.12.2018


Der letzte Moment im Leben als Kunstwerk
by Jérôme Stern/Südostschweiz am Wochenende (pdf)

Über das Leben vor und nach dem Tod

Zürichsee-Zeitung Obersee 

Diese Bilder sagen: Sterbe,um zu werden – die Auferstehung der Illusion durch die Fotografie

by Daniele Muscionico/NZZ

Hyperreales im Museumbickel

by Angela Adank/Sarganserländer 

«Reality» – farbenreich, fantasievoll
und faszinierend schön

by Guido Baumgartner and Judith Annaheim/Die Region (pdf)

Überschärft, distanziert, 
bisweilen auch verstörend 
by Judith Hochstrasser/Sonntag


Christoph Eberle / Hipersuiza

- DLYC | De Letras y Colores


by OPin (Argentinien)

Hyperrealistische Fleischschau

Kulturkritik – Kritische Stimmen zum Kulturgeschehen

by Rafaela Roth


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