Chuck Close: Self-Portrait. Celebrated as one of the most influential figurative painters of our time, Chuck Close has remained a vital presence by focusing exclusively on portraiture, a genre often under-recognized in contemporary art. Since the 1960s, Close has used his inimitable style of realistic painting to portray a wide range of ...

Chuck Close: Self-Portrait. Celebrated as one of the most influential figurative painters of our time, Chuck Close has remained a vital presence by focusing exclusively on portraiture, a genre often under-recognized in contemporary art. Since the 1960s, Close has used his inimitable style of realistic painting to portray a wide range of ...

“Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work. If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightening to strike you in the brain, you are not going to make an awful lot of work. All the best ideas come out of the process; they come out of the work itself.”  ― Chuck Close

“Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work. If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightening to strike you in the brain, you are not going to make an awful lot of work. All the best ideas come out of the process; they come out of the work itself.” ― Chuck Close

Project #2 Me, Myself and I Chuck Close Shows how artist can represent identity in different ways and mediums.  He has a unique style in showing identity.

Project #2 Me, Myself and I Chuck Close Shows how artist can represent identity in different ways and mediums. He has a unique style in showing identity.

This is a Chuck Close Self-Portrait made in 2010. I like this because of the fragmented pieces and colors he creates to make on big self portrait from a distance.

This is a Chuck Close Self-Portrait made in 2010. I like this because of the fragmented pieces and colors he creates to make on big self portrait from a distance.

Chuck Close, Keith on ArtStack #chuck-close #art

Chuck Close, Keith on ArtStack #chuck-close #art

Chuck  Close    Google Image Result for http://th09.deviantart.net/fs70/PRE/i/2010/288/7/7/selfportrait_chuck_close_style_by_sarah858-dtgikm.jpg

Chuck Close Google Image Result for http://th09.deviantart.net/fs70/PRE/i/2010/288/7/7/selfportrait_chuck_close_style_by_sarah858-dtgikm.jpg

amazing talent!  this is a painting! learn more about the artist: Chuck Close

amazing talent! this is a painting! learn more about the artist: Chuck Close

Chuck Close - Kara Walker [NOTE: He is pretty cool, isn't he?]

Chuck Close - Kara Walker [NOTE: He is pretty cool, isn't he?]

Self Portrait - Chuck Close, 1976-77. Watercolor on paper on canvas

Self Portrait - Chuck Close, 1976-77. Watercolor on paper on canvas

Chuck Close acrylic painting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York   AMAZING

Chuck Close acrylic painting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York AMAZING

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