Jorma Elo (left) and Chuck Close at Close’s studio. In the background, Philip Glass State II, 2005, tapestry.

Chuck Close

Jorma Elo (left) and Chuck Close at Close’s studio. In the background, Philip Glass State II, tapestry.

Chuck Close

Chuck Close airbrush painting acrylic and ink with graphite on canvas, mixed media in his art studio. (He is almost blind and, must keep his face within of the canvas.

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Chuck Close's Unbelievable Fingerpainting Portrait

Chuck Close an incredibly talented American artist who creates those huge photorealistic paintings. Here a is mind-blowing piece. It's called Fanny/Fingerpainting, a beautiful portrait of Close's wife’s late grandmother Fanny created with fingerprints!

“The advice I like to give young artists, or really anybody who’ll listen to me, is not to wait around for inspiration. Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up and get to work. If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightning to strike you in the brain, you are not going to make an awful lot of work. All the best ideas come out of the process; they come out of the work itself. Things occur to you. If you’re sitting around trying to dream up a great art idea…

wearethedigitalkids: ““The advice I like to give young artists, or really anybody who’ll listen to me, is not to wait around for inspiration. Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up and get to work. If you wait around for the clouds.

Studio Visit: Tim Kent  https://aftervasari.wordpress.com/2011/11/23/studio-visit-tim-kent/

Studio Visit: Tim Kent

Studio Visit: Tim Kent https://aftervasari.wordpress.com/2011/11/23/studio-visit-tim-kent/

Look Inside the Studios of Jeff Koons, Vik Muniz, Chuck Close, and More Photos | Architectural Digest

Look Inside the Studios of 11 Contemporary Artists

A new collection of portraits created with a multitude of materials by innovative artist Chuck Close will appear at the Guild Hall in East Hampton, New York

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danger: artist at work

luc tuymans in his studio i had the pleasure of seeing a retrospective on tuymans’ work last year at the MCA Chicago. you can see the entire photo set on my flikr here: Luc Tuymans 2010 Retrospective.

Chuck Close at work painting in his art studio #workspace. In 1988, Close was paralyzed following a rare spinal artery collapse; he continues to paint using a brush-holding device strapped to his wrist and forearm. #noveltechnique

Art Studio America

One editor treks around the country to visit 115 contemporary artists, from Marina Abramović to Cory Arcangel

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