DAC Collection Artist Information
American painter and printmaker
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
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.
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500031023.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.
Objects related to Chuck Close:
|Chuck Close||Keith, 1972||Mezzotint on Rives BFK unsized roll paper|
|Chuck Close||Phil, 1976||Rubber stamp printed in black ink on white Strathmore three-ply wove paper|
|Chuck Close||Sunflower, 1989||Polaroid Polacolor internal dye-diffusion print|
|Chuck Close||Lucas, 1988||Linocut printed in seven colors (reduction cut) on heavyweight cream wove paper|
|Chuck Close||Lucas, 1991|
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