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The great and the bad

The National Gallery of Art in Washington has indefinitely postponed a Chuck Close retrospective because of allegations of sexual harassment. The 77 year old paraplegic artist is alleged to have made inappropriate remarks about the bodies and sexual activities of women he invited to his studio to pose, allegations which he largely denies. 616 more words

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Fill the Form, Get to Work

Friday morning I wrote a post on Facebook and asked for feedback.  A very interesting and helpful discussion ensued and it proved that you get what you need if you just ask.  624 more words

The Artist's Way

ex TWA pilot

In the middle of the night, Donald Farr sometimes visits neighbor Chuck Close and talks about how he wrecked that plane and killed all those people 5 years ago. 21 more words

*Second Life

“When you’re writing, you’re so focused on what you’re doing that you don’t pay attention to what you’re doing. “

“When you’re writing, you’re so focused on what you’re doing that you don’t pay attention to what you’re doing.

You don’t see yourself writing. All of a sudden it’s dinnertime and you have 30 pages.

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Famous Friday // Keith

Chuck Close achieved notoriety in the art world due to his massive photorealistic portraits, like this week’s Famous Friday artwork – Keith. Close was a pioneer of the Photorealism movement in the 1960’s, but his work quickly moved beyond the bounds of the movement. 163 more words

Art History

Mind the Gap: Chuck Close on the Q at 86th St

(Yes I am commenting about Close’s # MeToo moment –but at the end.)

What the hell? Why is this station so big?
It would have been perfect at La Guardia or JFK. 724 more words

What Meets The Eye

Chucking out Chuck Close for Allegedly Being Naughty

The Claims Against Chuck:

Chuck Close is now believed to be a terrible person who has committed sexual harassment, in which case people further believe that his art should not be viewed. 2,318 more words

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