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The Resource Chuck Close : work, Christopher Finch

Chuck Close : work, Christopher Finch

Label
Chuck Close : work
Title
Chuck Close
Title remainder
work
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Finch
Title variation
Work
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Now available in a revised and expanded edition, this book offers the first comprehensive critical examination of one of America's most celebrated living artists. Chuck Close reinvented portraiture almost four decades ago with a series of nine-foot-tall, black-and-white likenesses of himself and fellow artists, which astonished an art world dominated by minimalism and conceptualism. Close has since explored the possibilities implicit in his original breakthrough in an array of mediums. This lavish, large-format volume is the first to deal with all aspects of Close's career and to place them in a biographical context. Christopher Finch's insight into Close's achievement comes by way of hundreds of studio visits and thousands of hours of conversation since he met Close in 1968. Finch provides an engaging, in-depth analysis of Close's portraits on canvas, from the continuous-tone airbrushed heads of the 1960s and `70s to the painterly "prismatic grids" of the past two decades. The more than 300 illustrations featured in the book survey almost all of Close's paintings, including his most recent work, together with a selection of his prints and multiples, and examples of his photographic oeuvre. This beautifully designed volume reveals not only the variety of pictorial strategies Close has devised, but the extraordinary personality of the artist behind the work."--Publisher's website
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Finch, Christopher
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N6537.C54
LC item number
F56 2010 Oversize
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Close, Chuck
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Close, Chuck
  • Close, Chuck
  • Human figure in art
  • Face in art
  • Human figure in art
  • Face in art
  • Face in art
  • Human figure in art
Label
Chuck Close : work, Christopher Finch
Link
http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=018996718&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Edition statement from jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 340-348) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An unsentimental education -- Hell's hundred acres -- Experiments in life and art -- New directions -- Prismatic grids -- The event -- Regeneration -- Process and pragmatism -- Pitiless beauty -- Conclusions
Control code
ocn520772473
Dimensions
35 cm
Edition
Rev. ed..
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9783791344669
Lccn
2009943610
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Charles Z. Lawrence Collection
Other control number
9783791344669
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)520772473
Label
Chuck Close : work, Christopher Finch
Link
http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=018996718&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA
Publication
Note
Edition statement from jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 340-348) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An unsentimental education -- Hell's hundred acres -- Experiments in life and art -- New directions -- Prismatic grids -- The event -- Regeneration -- Process and pragmatism -- Pitiless beauty -- Conclusions
Control code
ocn520772473
Dimensions
35 cm
Edition
Rev. ed..
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9783791344669
Lccn
2009943610
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Charles Z. Lawrence Collection
Other control number
9783791344669
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)520772473

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