The Portraits Speak: Chuck Close in Conversation with 27 of his Subjects

Chuck Close, Nancy Graves, Richard Serra, Philip Glass, Joe Zucker, Robert Israel, Leslie Close, Klaus Kertess, Mark Greenwold, Georgia Close, Arne Glimcher, Lucas Samaras, Alex Katz, Cindy Sherman, Elizabeth Murray, Judy Pfaff, Eric Fischl, April Gornik, William Wegman, Janet Fish, John Chamberlain, Richard Artschwager, Joel Shapiro, Kiki Smith, Roy Lichtenstein, Dorothea Rockburne, Lorna Simpson, Paul Cadmus

Chuck Close’s frighteningly intimate, deceptively straightforward portraits have become an indelible part of American art iconography. In The Portraits Speak, Close applies his close-range approach to interviews with artists he has painted over the years, including Kiki Smith, Philip Glass, William Wegman, Cindy Sherman. Each word portrait offers another candid glimpse into the minds of three generations of American artists and the world of contemporary art, giving an insider’s view of the creative process.

status Copy #1 (8316): in
genre Art » Artist Monographs
publisher ART Press
publish date 1997
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