Chuck Close Work by Christopher Finch

Cover of: Chuck Close | Christopher Finch

Published by Prestel Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Art styles: c 1960 -,
  • Individual artists,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • History - Contemporary (1945- ),
  • Individual Artist,
  • Individual Painters - Contemporary,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12917985M
ISBN 103791336762
ISBN 109783791336763

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Chuck Close was born in Monroe, Washington. His father, Leslie Durward Close, died when Chuck was eleven years old. His mother's name was Mildred Wagner Close.

Close suffered, as a child, from a neuromuscular condition that made it difficult to lift his feet and a bout with nephritis that kept him out of school for most of sixth place: Monroe, Washington, United States. Chuck Close is one of the world's leading modern artists.

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Chuck Close (born ) likes to push the boundaries of techniques, processes and materials of figurative depiction, working with various collaborators to achieve his vision.

His first public artwork, Subway Portraits, featured a series of 12 mosaic and tile artworks commissioned by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Arts & Design program in This book.

Close, Chuck, Chuck Close. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago in collaboration with Friends of Photography, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Chuck Close; Chuck Close: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Chuck Close; Colin Westerbeck; Art Institute of Chicago.; Friends of Photography.

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The autobiography assignment. Oh, it exists. It exists and children’s librarians know to fear it. Chuck Close up close: Guild Hall Museum, June J ISBN () Softcover, The Museum, The Portraits Speak: Chuck Close in Conversation With 27 of His Subjects.

Really, it’s an impressive book, one that you may find yourself reaching for in times of quiet reflection, or when you need a reality fix beyond looking critically into your own mirror. —Jim Casper A Couple of Ways of Doing Something Photographs by Chuck Close Poems by Bob Holman Interview with Chuck Close and Bob Holman by Lyle Rexer.

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Close, Chuck. Chuck Close: Face Book. New York: Abrams Books for Young Readers, Print. Note. Citation formats are based on standards as of July Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published.

Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Buy a cheap copy of Chuck Close: Face Book by Chuck Close. This fascinating, interactive autobiography presents Chuck Close’s story, his art, and a discussion of the many processes he uses in the studio. The Free shipping over $ Chuck Close Photographs provides an in-depth look at photography as the foundation of Close’s creative process.” The exhibition builds on the Parrish Art Museum’s long history of working with Close, as Sultan also organized Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration, which has travelled to nearly 20 venues worldwide since Chuck Close: Face Book does it talk about an artist Zhang Huan who makes pictures from ashes.

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And Chris wrote the : Tom Legro.When confronted with the opportunity to make a children's book, the internationally renowned painter, photographer and printmaker Chuck Close quickly took to the idea of a publication without words. Scribble Book, presented in two accordion-folded volumes, is a self-portrait that emerges incrementally from the printing process--one plate and one color at a time.

In the first volume.

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