Chuck Close: Self-Portrait. Celebrated as one of the most influential figurative painters of our time, Chuck Close has remained a vital presence by focusing exclusively on portraiture, a genre often under-recognized in contemporary art. Since the 1960s, Close has used his inimitable style of realistic painting to portray a wide range of ...

Chuck Close: Self-Portrait. Celebrated as one of the most influential figurative painters of our time, Chuck Close has remained a vital presence by focusing exclusively on portraiture, a genre often under-recognized in contemporary art. Since the 1960s, Close has used his inimitable style of realistic painting to portray a wide range of ...

“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

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

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

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.

Chuck Close painting. It may not be beautiful to you...but the detail of his painting is a beautiful thing.

Chuck Close painting. It may not be beautiful to you...but the detail of his painting is a beautiful thing.

Chuck Close - Self-Portrait, 2010 Chuck Close creates fragmented portraits using grids, shape and colour. Great technique very effective.

After Decades Of Pixel Painting, Chuck Close Goes Truly Digital

Chuck Close - Self-Portrait, 2010 Chuck Close creates fragmented portraits using grids, shape and colour. Great technique very effective.

The extraordinary work of Chuck Close ... No one can match it in complexity and sheer size. Still producing his extraordinary works in spite of severe paralysis, his life is a inspiration.

The extraordinary work of Chuck Close ... No one can match it in complexity and sheer size. Still producing his extraordinary works in spite of severe paralysis, his life is a inspiration.

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.

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