Chuck Close Death – Obituary News : Painter Chuck Close has died , See Cause of Death.

By | September 10, 2021

Chuck Close Death – Obituary News : Painter Chuck Close has died .

We are sad to report that Painter Chuck Close  has passed away, according to the following statements posted on social media on August 19. 2021.

We are saddened to hear of the passing of artist Chuck Close.
In the 1960s, Close turned away from abstract expressionism to create highly detailed photo-realistic paintings. His oversized, mugshot-like portraits featured himself, friends, and fellow artsist such as Richard Serra, Alex Katz, Cindy Sherman, and Cecily Brown. Building his paintings with thousands of small but intricate dots of paint that served as pixels, Close’s compositions come in to focus the further an observer stands from them. In 1988, an illness resulted in paralysis which meant the loss of hand control and, in response, brushes strapped to his wrists. While his subject’s poses remained constant, his meticulous photo-realistic style moved to broader strokes and daubs of paint contained in a calculated grid.
In the canon of art history, Close will be remembered for his groundbreaking style and iconic portraits. Rizzoli New York wrote on Facebook.

WHO IS CHUCK CLOSE ?

Charles Thomas Close was an American painter, visual artist, and photographer. He made massive-scale photorealist and abstract portraits of himself and others, which hang in collections internationally. Close also created photo portraits using a very large format camera. Wikipedia
Born: July 5, 1940, Monroe, WA
Died: August 19, 2021
Periods: Photorealism, Contemporary art
Spouse: Leslie Rose (m. ?–2011)
Children: Maggie Sarah, Georgia Molly
Education: Yale University (1964), University of Washington, Yale School of Art, Everett Community College, Everett High School.

What is Chuck Close Cause of Death ?

Chuck Close, a Photorealist painter who earned acclaim for his incisive portraits and more recently faced criticism after multiple women accused him of sexual harassment, has died at 81. Pace Gallery, which represents him, said on Thursday that he had died after a congestive heart failure resulting from a long illness. According to ArtsNews

Condolences – Comments and Reactions.

 

Obey Giant  6h  · Painter Chuck Close has died. Chuck Close made a huge impression on me when I saw his painting of Philip Glass at the Whitney when our family visited NY in 1980. I stood in front of that large painting completely mesmerized for what seemed like hours. I would take a look at some other paintings and then wander back over to the Chuck Close. I was ten years old and that day marked a turning point… I became extremely focused on drawing well and I would dedicate hours to rendering realistically. Ultimately my art went a very different direction, but those hours of observing and editing benefitted every aspect of my art and made me more precise. The drawing of mine from 1988, when I was a Freshman at RISD, based on one of my own photos, is basically a Chuck Close tribute(a bit of Robert Longo too). I was invited in 2011 by Chuck to visit his studio. He was very friendly and funny. I’ll always appreciate that he took the time to share his art processes and ask me about my art, considering that he was a major inspiration. Rest In Peace Chuck. -Shepard #ChuckClose #RIPChuckClose

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Mark Romero wrote
i worked on a sculpture that had been delivered to his studio in florida. but since he wasnt able to do the project the client found me to finish it. so i was the number two guy. i still have the shipping crate in my studio originally addressed to him. a true iconic artist
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Condolences.

Katherine Kearney Bzura wrote
Ran face-to-face into one of his thumbprint portrait prints in 1979 hanging on the wall at Graphic Studio while playing hide and seek with my brother. It stopped me in my tracks when the illusion fell away. My brother tagged me and I hardly noticed. I was 11 that day, and now I am an art historian feeling and sharing that shape-shifting mind-flipping thing that he did. Damn, what gifts he left with us. RIP, Chuck Close.Alex Alvari wrote
Very sad to hear this. My dad and I flew from Belgium to NY to look at art Academies back in the early 90’s and we went to see one of his shows… it was mind blowing to say the least!Sean Westlake wrote
I recall studying his work in University and was amazed. Such a huge loss to the art world.Frances Karandy wrote
Oh no!! Such formidable artist who made a similar impression on me as well..so in awe to see his hyper realistic works IRL.Peter Kane wrote
A great tribute to a great artist. RIP ChuckTim Lusk wrote
He had a string of sexual assault allegations spanning over several years with several victims too, or are we just not talking about that part
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