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Chuck Close, ‘Rare Signed, dedicated and inscribed vintage card ’, 1988, Alpha 137 Gallery
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Chuck Close

Rare Signed, dedicated and inscribed vintage card , 1988

Thick card hand signed, dated, dedicated and inscribed by artist
8 2/5 × 5 7/10 in
21.3 × 14.5 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
$1,000
Ships from New York, NY, US
Shipping: $25 domestic, $70 rest of world
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Chuck Close, a contemporary master of portraiture, was born with a rare neurological disorder …

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Chuck Close, a contemporary master of portraiture, was born with a rare neurological disorder called prosopagnosia, which leaves him unable to recognize faces—including his own. “Everything I do is driven by my learning disabilities,” Close once said. “I’m sure I was driven to paint portraits to commit images to …

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Large card on cardstock dedicated "For Dana/Best wishes/Chuck Close 1988". This work is …

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Large card on cardstock dedicated "For Dana/Best wishes/Chuck Close 1988". This work is from the Estate and private autograph collection of Cordelia Platt. Highly regarded in the autograph industry, Cordelia was the president of the UACC (United Autograph Collectors Club) and a well known dealer for many …

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Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Condition
Very good vintage condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Boldly signed, dated, dedicated and inscribed in black ink on the recto.
Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
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Chuck Close
American, b. 1940
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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, highly realistic images from afar. “I think most paintings are a record of the decisions that the artist made,” he said. “I just perhaps make them a little clearer than some people have.” Close’s artificially restrictive painting techniques stem in part from physical limitations—he suffers from an inability to recognize faces, and had a spinal injury in 1988 that left him largely paralyzed. Close is particularly known for his portraits of artists, having depicted Robert Rauschenberg, Cindy Sherman, and Richard Serra, among countless others. His work links him not only with Photorealists like Richard Estes and Audrey Flack, but also to Conceptual Art.

Chuck Close, ‘Rare Signed, dedicated and inscribed vintage card ’, 1988, Alpha 137 Gallery
Chuck Close, ‘Rare Signed, dedicated and inscribed vintage card ’, 1988, Alpha 137 Gallery
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About the work
Provenance

Chuck Close, a contemporary master of portraiture, was born with a rare neurological disorder …

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Chuck Close, a contemporary master of portraiture, was born with a rare neurological disorder called prosopagnosia, which leaves him unable to recognize faces—including his own. “Everything I do is driven by my learning disabilities,” Close once said. “I’m sure I was driven to paint portraits to commit images to …

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Alpha 137 Gallery
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Large card on cardstock dedicated "For Dana/Best wishes/Chuck Close 1988". This work is …

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Large card on cardstock dedicated "For Dana/Best wishes/Chuck Close 1988". This work is from the Estate and private autograph collection of Cordelia Platt. Highly regarded in the autograph industry, Cordelia was the president of the UACC (United Autograph Collectors Club) and a well known dealer for many …

Read more
Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Condition
Very good vintage condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Boldly signed, dated, dedicated and inscribed in black ink on the recto.
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Chuck Close
American, b. 1940
Follow

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, highly realistic images from afar. “I think most paintings are a record of the decisions that the artist made,” he said. “I just perhaps make them a little clearer than some people have.” Close’s artificially restrictive painting techniques stem in part from physical limitations—he suffers from an inability to recognize faces, and had a spinal injury in 1988 that left him largely paralyzed. Close is particularly known for his portraits of artists, having depicted Robert Rauschenberg, Cindy Sherman, and Richard Serra, among countless others. His work links him not only with Photorealists like Richard Estes and Audrey Flack, but also to Conceptual Art.

Chuck Close

Rare Signed, dedicated and inscribed vintage card , 1988

Thick card hand signed, dated, dedicated and inscribed by artist
8 2/5 × 5 7/10 in
21.3 × 14.5 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
$1,000
Ships from New York, NY, US
Shipping: $25 domestic, $70 rest of world
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Locked
Secure payment
Secure transactions by credit card through Stripe.
Learn more.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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