Chuck Close – I wanted to translate from…

I wanted to translate from one flat surface to another. In fact, my learning disabilities…


“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.”
-Chuck Close

Chuck Close – Painting is the most magical…

Painting is the most magical of mediums. The transcendence is truly amazing to me every…


“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.”
-Chuck Close