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 ...

Chuck Close - Kara Walker [NOTE: He is pretty cool, isn't he?]

Chuck Close - Kara Walker [NOTE: He is pretty cool, isn't he?]

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 self portrait, definitely among my top 5 artists.

Self-Portrait by Chuck Close (2002-2003)

Chuck Close self portrait, definitely among my top 5 artists.

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.

“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, Self-Portrait, 1997

Chuck Close, Self-Portrait, 1997

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.

This is a Chuck Close Self-Portrait made in 2010. I like this because of the fragmented pieces and colors he creates to make on big self portrait from a distance.

After Decades Of Pixel Painting, Chuck Close Goes Truly Digital

This is a Chuck Close Self-Portrait made in 2010. I like this because of the fragmented pieces and colors he creates to make on big self portrait from a distance.

oil on canvas, 108-1/2" x 84" (275.6 cm x 213.4 cm), © Chuck Close, courtesy Pace Gallery / Photo by: Kerry Ryan McFate, courtesy Pace Gallery

oil on canvas, 108-1/2" x 84" (275.6 cm x 213.4 cm), © Chuck Close, courtesy Pace Gallery / Photo by: Kerry Ryan McFate, courtesy Pace Gallery

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