Project #2 Me, Myself and I Chuck Close Shows how artist can represent identity in different ways and mediums.  He has a unique style in showing identity.

Project #2 Me, Myself and I Chuck Close Shows how artist can represent identity in different ways and mediums. He has a unique style in showing identity.

By Chuck Close - I really like the way every square have different colours but have the same colour schemes to make a face.

By Chuck Close - I really like the way every square have different colours but have the same colour schemes to make a face.

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Fine Art – Top 15 Artists – Chuck Close

“Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work. If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightening to strike you in the brain, you are not going to make an awful lot of work. All the best ideas come out of the process; they come out of the work itself.”  ― Chuck Close

“Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work. If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightening to strike you in the brain, you are not going to make an awful lot of work. All the best ideas come out of the process; they come out of the work itself.” ― Chuck Close

Cecily, painted in 20012, is a blurry watercolour on a rag made up of squares. It uses the skin colours and natural colours to make up this anonymous looking art piece.

Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration, White Cube Bermondsey, London

Cecily, painted in 20012, is a blurry watercolour on a rag made up of squares. It uses the skin colours and natural colours to make up this anonymous looking art piece.

Chuck Close suffers from Prosopagnosia, also known as face blindness, he is unable to recognize faces. Painting portraits, helps him to recognize and remember faces. He records minute close up detail. Photographic quality of his work. To create his work Close puts a grid on a photo and on the canvas and copies cell by cell. Each square within the grid is filled with roughly executed regions of color which give the cell a perceived 'average' hue which makes sense from a distance.

Chuck Close Interview from 1998

Chuck Close suffers from Prosopagnosia, also known as face blindness, he is unable to recognize faces. Painting portraits, helps him to recognize and remember faces. He records minute close up detail. Photographic quality of his work. To create his work Close puts a grid on a photo and on the canvas and copies cell by cell. Each square within the grid is filled with roughly executed regions of color which give the cell a perceived 'average' hue which makes sense from a distance.

Self-Portrait II, 2010  oil on canvas  36" x 30" (91.4 cm x 76.2 cm)  © Chuck Close, courtesy Pace Gallery

Self-Portrait II, 2010 oil on canvas 36" x 30" (91.4 cm x 76.2 cm) © Chuck Close, courtesy Pace Gallery

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