The Portraits Speak: Chuck Close in Conversation with 27 of his Subjects

by Chuck Close

Other authorsDave Hickey (Introduction), Joanne Kesten (Editor)
Paper Book, 1997

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New York : A.R.T. Press, c1997.

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"Chuck Close's frighteningly intimate, deceptively straightforward portraits have become an indelible part of American art. Here, Close uses his close-range approach in interviews with artists he's painted over the years, building candid word portraits that allow glimpses into the minds of three generations of American artists. A real insider's view of the creative process."

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Chuck Close's frighteningly intimate, deceptively straightforward portraits have become an indelible part of American art iconography. In The Portraits Speak, Close applies his close-range approach to interviews with artists he has painted over the years, including Kiki Smith, Philip Glass, William Wegman, Cindy Sherman. Each word portrait offers another candid glimpse into the minds of three generations of American artists and the world of contemporary art, giving an insider's view of the creative process. Dimension: 8¾ x 12¾, b&w reproductions.… (more)

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