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Chuck Close

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Chuck Close appears in the following:

Chuck Close: Photo Maquettes

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Artist Chuck Close discusses his work and the photographs he works from to make his large-scale portraits. There’s an exhibition of his photographs, “Chuck Close: Photo Maquettes” is on view Eykyn Maclean Gallery.

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Chuck Close Reflects On Learning School Lessons Through Art

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

One of the superstar artists connected with the Turnaround Arts Initiative is painter Chuck Close. He says that when he was growing up, he had some teachers who had enough flexibility to allow him to paint a mural about Lewis and Clark, even though he would not do well on a test about it.

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Chuck Close on Early Support for Glass from the Visual Arts Community

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

I met Phil in 1964 in Paris where he was studying with Nadia Boulanger and I was on a Fulbright grant to Vienna. We reunited in 1967 through the sculptor Richard Serra when we were both helping him make his early lead prop sculptures. Phil was working as a plumber and actually plumbed my first two lofts in what was to become SoHo.

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About Face

Friday, April 01, 2011

Oliver Sacks, the famous neuroscientist and author, can't recognize faces. Neither can Chuck Close, the great artist known for his enormous paintings of...that's right, faces. 

Oliver and Chuck--both born with the condition known as Face Blindness--have spent their lives decoding who is saying hello to them. You can sit ...

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Chuck Close’s Creative Process

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Artist Chuck Close has helped reinvent portraiture over the last 40 years. Now artist and author Christopher Finch has written a new book about Close; it's called Chuck Close: Work.

Events: Chuck Close and Christopher Finch will be signing books
Tuesday, November 6 at 7pm
Chelsea Barnes & ...

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40 Years Later...

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Tom Brokaw looks into the mixed legacy of the 1960s - and how the people who tuned in, turned on, and dropped out have helped shape America in the 21st century. Also, Chuck Close explains his creative process. We read some of the 12,000 letters the Mitford sisters wrote to ...

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Special Guest: Chuck Close

Saturday, March 20, 2004

In the 1970's painter Chuck Close helped spur a renaissance of portraiture. His huge photorealist canvasses of family and friends were created with the help of — the grid. Close's recent paintings explode with pixelated blobs of color. His work has been the subject of major retrospective exhibitions ...

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Close, Graph, Blocks

Saturday, March 20, 2004

Kurt Andersen and his guest, the painter Chuck Close, explore how the grid can liberate artists even as it frames them in. We hear how composer Morton Feldman began writing music on graph paper. He decided that staves were for squares. The urban planner Marilyn Jordan Taylor, leads Kurt on a tour of city streets, finding magic in New York’s staggered rectangles.

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Close, Graph, Blocks

Saturday, May 31, 2003

Kurt Andersen and his guest, the painter Chuck Close, explore how the grid can liberate artists even as it frames them in. We hear how composer Morton Feldman began writing music on graph paper. He decided that staves were for squares. The urban planner Marilyn Jordan Taylor, leads Kurt on ...

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Special Guest: Chuck Close

Saturday, May 31, 2003

Andersen and painter Chuck Close talk about art on and off the grid.

Chuck Close has been painting since the 1960s. He helped create a renaissance of portraiture in the 1970s with his huge photorealist canvasses of family and friends, and his recent works explode with pixelated blobs of color. ...

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Chuck Close's Faces

Saturday, January 19, 2002

For over 30 years he has been making huge, meticulous paintings of faces — 9 foot, looming images of himself, and of friends like the composer Philip Glass and the painter Robert Rauschenberg. Kurt Andersen visits with Chuck Close, one of today’s most admired portraitists, at his New York studio. 

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The Art of the Deal

Saturday, March 10, 2001

Peter Boris represents the painter Chuck Close; the pair talk about the delicate relationship between dealer, artist, and customer. 

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