Close Reading: Chuck Close and the Art of the Self-Portrait

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Chuck Close has pioneered ideas of scale, form, and colour through the theme of portraiture, a genre that he has fundamentally redefined. Although Close has painted himself far more often than any of his other subjects, the majority of those other subjects have been fellow artists. This book details more than thirty years of Close's remarkable career, exploring the evolution of both his self-portraits and artist portraits and the compelling man behind them. Divided into three sections, the book's first section includes a ...

Close Reading: Chuck Close and the Art of the Self-Portrait 2005, ABRAMS, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780810959200

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