Wikipedia entry
    Introduction
    Charles Thomas Close (July 5, 1940 – August 19, 2021) was an American painter, visual artist, and photographer who made massive-scale photorealist and abstract portraits of himself and others. Close also created photo portraits using a very large format camera. He adapted his painting style and working methods in 1988, after being paralyzed by an occlusion of the anterior spinal artery. He died on August 19, 2021.
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    Q453883
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    Introduction
    American painter and printmaker, known as one of the leading members of the Photorealist movement of the 1960s and 1970s. He is best known for his large portraits of himself and his friends taken from photographs and painstakingly rendered on canvas.
    Nationality
    American
    Gender
    Male
    Roles
    Artist, Collagist, Graphic Artist, Painter, Lecturer, Photographer
    Names
    Chuck Close, Charles Thomas Close, Charles Close, Chuck Close
    Ulan
    500031023
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    Works

    47 works online

    Exhibitions

    Publications

    • Chuck Close Exhibition catalogue, Hardcover, 224 pages
    • Chuck Close Exhibition catalogue, Paperback, 224 pages
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