Chuck Close

Chuck Close

Charles Thomas "Chuck" Close (born July 5, 1940) is an American painter and photographer who achieved fame as a photorealist, through his massive-scale portraits. Though a catastrophic spinal artery collapse in 1988 left him severely paralyzed, he has continued to paint and produce work that remains sought after by museums and collectors. Close currently lives and works in New York's West Village and in Bridgehampton, New York.

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Chuck Close - In The Media
... filmmaker Marion Cajori’s Emmy-nominated short, “Chuck Close A Portrait in Progress.” In 2007, Cajori made “Chuck Close", a full-length ... British art critic Christopher Finch wrote a biography, Chuck Close Life, which was published in 2010, a sequel of sorts to Finch’s 2007 book, Chuck Close Work, a career-spanning monograph ... Close appeared on The Colbert Report on August 12, 2010, where he admitted he watches the show every night ...
Jerry Spagnoli - Books - In Collaboration With Chuck Close
... A Couple of Ways of Doing Something, Chuck Close and Bob Holman, Aperture, New York, (2006) Chuck Close Daguerreotypes, Demetrio Paparoni, Alberico Cetti Serbelloni Editor, (2002) ...

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