Chuck Close

American, born 1940

7,534 followers

Chuck Close

American, born 1940

7,534 followers

Chuck Close reinvented painting with his monumental portraits, rendered with exquisite, exacting …

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Chuck Close reinvented painting with his monumental portraits, rendered with exquisite, exacting realism from photographic sources. Playing with ideas of scale, color, and form, Close has become famous for his rigorous, gridded application of individual color squares, which, although abstract up close, form unified, …

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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
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High auction record
$5m, Sotheby's, 2005
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Solo show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 4 more
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Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 11 more
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Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 2 more
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Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 3 more
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Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale International Exhibition, and 3 more
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