Chuck Close

American, b.1940. Chuck Close revolutionized painting and specifically portraiture with his signature style of photorealism and gridded painting structure. Close was born with dyslexia and prospagnosia, a neuromuscular disorder that causes the inability to recognize faces. This made traditional learning challenging therefore he turned to art and eventually earned his MFA from Yale University in 1964. It was there that he started developing his new style that pushed forward the concept of Pointilism except instead of using dots of color, Close used blocks of color to create pixels. He began painting large photorealistic portraits of his freinds in shades of gray then experimented with the printing style of using only black, cyan, yellow and magenta as well as applying the paint in a grid structure. In 1988, Close sustained a seizure which caused trauma to his spinal cord, leaving him paralyzed but through physical therapy and custom braces, he regained enough movement in his arms to continue painting portraits, though slightly more abstract.

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    ROAD RUNNER, Sericel, Chuck Jones Signed

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    ROAD RUNNER, Sericel, Chuck Jones Signed

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    Chuck Ripper (B. 1929) "Brown Pelican"

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    Chuck Close (American, b. 1940)

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    Chuck Close

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    Chuck Close, Phil/BAM

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    Chuck Close, Self-Portrait

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    Chuck Close Portrait Photo Lithograph, Signed

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    Chuck Close, Self Portrait, Lithograph, Signed

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    Chuck Close, Self-portrait (tapestry)

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    After: Chuck Close, American (Born 1940)

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    Chuck Close (American, b. 1940) Leslie, 1986

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    Moccasin and Cone Butte Roundup, Montana, Ledger Incl. ...

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    CHUCK CLOSE (b. 1940): PHIL

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    Chuck Close, (American, b. 1940), Leslie, 1986

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    Chuck Close. "Phil" (Philip Glass)

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    CHUCK CLOSE (American, b. 1940)

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    Chuck Close. "Phil (Philip Glass)"

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    Chuck Close (born 1940)

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    Chuck Close, (American, b. 1940), Self Portrait, 2007

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    Chuck Close

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    Chuck Close, Self-portrait (tapestry)

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    Adam Cvijanovic, Untitled (Chuck Close portrait)

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    Chuck Close, Self-portrait (tapestry)

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    Chuck Close, Self-portrait (tapestry)

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    Chuck Close, Phil/BAM

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    Chuck Close (American, b. 1940) John II, 1991

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    Chuck Close, (American, b. 1940), Lucas, 1993

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    After Chuck Close, (American, b. 1940), Phil, 1981 from...

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    Chuck Close, Lucas/Rug (unapproved color variant)

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    Chuck Close, Georgia Fingerprint I

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    Chuck Close, (American, b. 1940), S.P. II, 1997

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    Chuck Close, (American, b. 1940), Torso 11, 1999 (dipty...

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    Chuck Close, (American, b. 1940), John II, 1991

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    Chuck Close, (American, b. 1940), Alex, 1992

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    Chuck Close Untitled (Bill T. Jones) Diptych 2008

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    Chuck Close, (American, b. 1940), Marta/Fingerprint, 19...

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    CLOSE, Chuck. Woodcut in Colors "Alex" (Alex Katz)

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    Chuck Close Nude Iris Print, Signed Edition

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    Chuck Close, (American, b. 1940 ), Self Portrait, 2000

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    Chuck Close Nude Iris Print, Signed Edition

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    Chuck Close (b. 1940) Janet, 2007, Stencil (handmade pa...

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    Chuck Close (American, b. 1940) Bill (William Wegman)...

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    Chuck Close (American, b. 1940) Bill (William Wegman)...

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    CHUCK CLOSE, Phil, 1976

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    Chuck Close (American, b. 1940) Untitled Diptych fro...