Facts about Chuck Close

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Chuck Close is a famous Artist from USA, he/she is 78 years old and still alive, born July 5, 1940.

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He/she is born under the zodiac cancer, who is known for Emotion, Diplomatic, Intensity, Impulsive, Selective. Our collection contains 17 quotes who is written / told by Chuck.

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Famous quotes by Chuck Close (17)


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"What difference does it make whether you're looking at a photograph or looking at a still life in front of you? You still have to look"
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"Part of the joy of looking at art is getting in sync in some ways with the decision-making process that the artist used and the record that's embedded in the work"
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"Most people are good at too many things. And when you say someone is focused, more often than not what you actually mean is they're very narrow"
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"I did some pastels and I did other pieces in which there was just basically one color per square, and then they would get bigger and I could get 2 or 3 colors into the square, and ultimately I just started making oil paintings"
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"I always thought that one of the reasons why a painter likes especially to have other painters look at his or her work is the shared experience of having pushed paint around"
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"All the fingerprint paintings are done without a grid"
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"It doesn't upset artists to find out that artists used lenses or mirrors or other aids, but it certainly does upset the art historians"
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"I think most paintings are a record of the decisions that the artist made. I just perhaps make them a little clearer than some people have"
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"Sometimes I really want to paint somebody and I don't get a photograph that I want to work from"
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"I wanted to translate from one flat surface to another. In fact, my learning disabilities controlled a lot of things. I don't recognize faces, so I'm sure it's what drove me to portraits in the first place"
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"Sculpture occupies real space like we do... you walk around it and relate to it almost as another person or another object"
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"Painting is the most magical of mediums. The transcendence is truly amazing to me every time I go to a museum and I see how somebody figured another way to rub colored dirt on a flat surface and make space where there is no space or make you think of a life experience"
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"I'm very learning-disabled, and I think it drove me to what I'm doing"
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"You know, the way art history is taught, often there's nothing that tells you why the painting is great. The description of a lousy painting and the description of a great painting will very much sound the same"
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"It's always a pleasure to talk about someone else's work"
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"I'm plagued with indecision in my life. I can't figure out what to order in a restaurant"
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"I discovered about 150 dots is the minimum number of dots to make a specific recognizable person. You can make something that looks like a head, with fewer dots, but you won't be able to give much information about who it is"


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