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This week I happened to hear an interview with Chuck Close, considered to be one of the world’s greatest contemporary portrait painters. 


2015 Rebecca Caudill Roundup: Chuck Close Face Book

I, like many others, am always on the lookout for non-series informational texts that will interest and engage students. And I have found just that in this week’s Roundup title. 284 more words


Sandra Bruce, like many accomplished artists, works in many different media: illustration, calligraphy, jewelry, mosaics, and most recently quilting. Her textile work has been featured in magazines and she has a full calendar of classes and lectures. 415 more words

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Happy Birthday Chuck Close

NAME: Chuck Close
OCCUPATION: Educator, Painter
BIRTH DATE: July 5, 1940 (age 74)
EDUCATION: University of Washington School of Art, Yale University School of Art and Architecture… 667 more words

Chuck Close: The Master of Photorealism

On the 5th of July 1940, American painter Chuck Close, broadly known for his photorealist portraits,  was born in Monroe, Washington. His adventures in Photorealism began in the late 1960s when he started using photography to help him paint large-scale portraits, mostly in acrylic.  897 more words



Self-portraits exist in both private and public spaces.

From Rembrandt to Chuck Close, from Alice Neel to Frida Kahlo, the self-portrait documents a life: their challenges, their pain, layered and entwined with their inner selves. 76 more words

Daily Muse #28: Chuck Close

I have been experiencing a bit of an inspirational dry spell, so I decided to dig out one of my old school images.  This self portrait I painted in my color theory class for the infamous… 203 more words