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Chuck Close

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
Chuck Close Untitled (Bill T. Jones), 2009 Pigment print on Baryta gloss paper with chine-collé on Somerset satin watercolor paper
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