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Introduction
Charles Thomas Close (July 5, 1940 – August 19, 2021) was an American painter, visual artist, and photographer. He made massive-scale photorealist and abstract portraits of himself and others, which hang in collections internationally. 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, Painter
Names
Chuck Close, Charles Thomas Close
Ulan
500031023
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