Chuck Close

American, 1940–2021

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In the 1960s, Chuck Close pioneered Photorealism with his monumental, exquisitely detailed portraits, whose subjects he took from photographic sources. Playing with ideas of color, scale, and form, he later gained renown for gridded paintings that …

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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
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US$4.8m, Sotheby's, 2005

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