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Chuck Close : life

Author: Christopher Finch
Publisher: Munich ; New York : Prestel, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the life and works of American artist, Chuck Close, describing his various approaches to portraiture and his determination to overcome near paralysis from an anterior spinal stroke.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Finch, Christopher.
Chuck Close.
Munich ; New York : Prestel, 2010
(OCoLC)745954128
Named Person: Chuck Close; Chuck Close; Chuck Close; Chuck Close; Chuck Close
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Finch
ISBN: 9783791336770 3791336770
OCLC Number: 475438241
Description: x, 350 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Born on the fifth of July --
Learning to be unafraid --
Life lessons --
Everett --
Breaking away --
Bicoastal adventures --
New Haven --
Transitions --
Rags and rats --
Grand unions --
Heads --
Recognition --
Downtown domesticity --
The grid emerges --
Widening horizons --
Family matters --
Leaving SoHo --
Prismatic grids --
The event --
Alex II --
Regeneration --
Head-on --
Process and pragmatism --
From the oval office to the Kremlin --
Inspiration is for amateurs --
Portraits of the artist --
You start off with a blank canvas.
Responsibility: Christopher Finch.
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The first book to tell the inspiring story of one of the most important contemporary artists.  Read more...

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