Chuck Close | Pace Gallery (2022)


Silverstein, Ali. “The Chuck Close I Knew and Loved.” The New York Times, 27 December 2021: SR-9. Web version:


Tarmy, James. “At Art Basel, No Americans Is No Problem.” Bloomberg, 22 September 2021.

Bui, Phong. “Publisher’s Message.” The Brooklyn Rail (September 2021).

Sultan, Terrie. “A Curatorial Collaboration.” Sag Harbor Express, 26 August 2021: B1, B6, illustrated. Web version:

Kazanjian, Dodie. “Reckoning With the Monumental—and Damaged—Legacy of Chuck Close.” Vogue, 24 August 2021.

Davis-Marks, Isis. “Chuck Close, Artist Whose Photorealist Portraits Captivated America, Dies at 81.” Smithsonian Magazine, 23 August 2021.

Woeller, Marcus. “Der Über-Realist.” Welt, 23 August 2021.

“The week in art news – Chuck Close (1940–2021).” Apollo Magazine, 20 August 2021.

Basciano, Oliver. “Chuck Close obituary.” The Guardian, 20 August 2021.

Johnson, Ken and Robin Pogrebin. “Chuck Close, a Painter of Outsize Reality, Is Dead at 81.” The New York Times, 20 August 2021: A1. Web version:

Jonze, Tim. “Chuck Close, painter of outsized photorealist portraits, dies aged 81.” The Guardian, 20 August 2021.

Kelly, Brian P. “Chuck Close (1940-2021): Painting Monumental Portraits, Chronicling the Art World.” Wall Street Journal, 20 August 2021.

Saltz, Jerry. “Chuck Close, Artist Mutineer.” New York Magazine, 20 August 2021.

Searle, Adrian. “In your face: how Chuck Close built images and tore them apart.” The Guardian, 20 August 2021.

Smee, Sebastian. “Chuck Close’s reputation as an artist is hard to separate from the impediments he faced — and overcame.” The Washington Post, 20 August 2021.

Smith, Roberta. “Chuck Close’s Uneasy, Inevitable Legacy.” The New York Times, 20 August 2021: C1. Web version:

Bernstein, Fred A. “Chuck Close, celebrated creator of pixelated portraits, dies at 81.” The Washington Post, 19 August 2021.

Greenberger, Alex. “Chuck Close, Photorealist with an Acute Eye for Detail, Is Dead at 81.” ArtNews, 19 August 2021.

Hajela, Deepti. “Chuck Close, Artist of Monumental Grid Paintings, Dies at 81.” Bloomberg, 19 August 2021.

Mayer, Petra. “Chuck Close, Creator Of Gigantic Portraits, Has Died At 81.” National Public Radio, 19 August 2021.


“Artist Chuck Close Gives Tour of his Subway Art.” AM New York, 20 September 2017. Online video, 2:50.

Carter-Conneen, Mike. “National Portrait Gallery Adds Pres. Obama Portrait to America’s Presidents Exhibit.”, 24 March 2017.

“Chuck Close Portraits Heat Up The Pendleton Art Scene” (exhibition review). KUOW, 13 April 2017.

Close, Chuck. “Artist Famed for Portraits of Brad Pitt, Bill Clinton, Kate Moss has a Big Photo Show at PAFA.” Interview with A.D. Amorosi. The Inquirer, 5 October 2017.

Close, Chuck. “What Does Chuck Close Have Against Public Art?” Interview with David Foxley. Architectural Digest, 23 January 2017.

Cochran, Sam. “People Watching.” Architectural Digest (March 2017): 146, illustrated.

Crimmins, Peter. “After Half-century, Chuck Close Photographs Make Philadelphia Debut” (exhibition review). WHYY, 6 October 2017.

Dickinson, Grace. “Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Debuts Major Chuck Close Photography Exhibition” (exhibition review). Uwishunu Philadelphia, 6 October 2017.

Gardner, James. “Underground Art.” Weekly Standard, 27 February 2017.

Lazare, Jack. “Of Individuals and Place: A Remarkable Photographic Donation from the Lazare Family.” Interview with Diane Charbonneau. The Magazine of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (September–December 2018): 20–21, illustrated.

Pogrebin, Robin. “Decision Time for Aging Artists.” The New York Times, 31 January 2017: C1, illustrated.

Rosen, Miss. “New York City’s Second Avenue Subway is An Underground Wonderland.” Crave, 1 January 2017.

Scott, Aaron. “Chuck Close Portraits Heat Up The Pendleton Art Scene” (exhibition review). OPB, 13 April 2017. Online Audio, 08:08.

Zubrycky, Stephen D. “The Upper East Side’s New Ride.” The Quadrangle, 27 January 2017.


Brown, Mark. “Sandy Nairne Portrait at NPG is by American Artist Chuck Close.” The Guardian, 14 December 2016.

Close, Chuck. “Chuck Close: Head Hunter.” Interview with Doris Krumpl and Maria Cristina Paoluzzi. Dorotheum myART MAGAZINE (March 2014): 28–31, illustrated, cover.

Close, Chuck. “Up Close & Personal.” Interview by Myrna Suárez. Elliman, (Winter 2016): 38–41, illustrated.

Exit 61 (2016): 58–61, illustrated.

Fiege, Gale. “World-class Artist Chuck Close Returns to His Roots with Show at the Schack” (exhibition review)., 6 May 2016.

Hylton, Wil S. “Chuck Close’s Self-imposed Exile.” The New York Times Magazine, 17 July 2016. 34–43, 53, illustrated.

Keats, Jonathon. “Groundbreaking Museum Retrospective” (Henry Art Gallery exhibition review). Forbes, 18 November 2016.

Kennedy, Randy. “A Subway Splash.” The New York Times, 20 December 2016: C1&C2, illustrated.

Kennedy, Randy. “A Polaroid Behemoth in Twilight.” The New York Times, 21 June 2016: C1, illustrated.

Krisel, Brendan. “MTA to Install 12 Chuck Close Portraits in New 2nd Avenue Subway Station.”, 7 July 2016.

Upchurch, Michael. "'Chuck Close Photographs' Is About More Than Photography" (Henry Art Gallery exhibition review). The Seattle Times, 15 November 2016.

Upchurch, Michael. “5 Must-see Art Exhibitions for November in Seattle Area” (Henry Art Gallery exhibition review). The Seattle Times, 31 October 2016.

Upchurch, Michael. “Chuck Close, Who Revolutionized Portraiture, Has Major Retrospective in Everett” (Schack Art Center exhibition review). Seattle Times, 18 May 2016.


Close, Chuck. “The Columnists: Chuck Close.” The Wall Street Journal Magazine, no. 57 (March 2015): 34.

Epstein, Johanna Ruth. “Chuck Close, Pace” (exhibition review). Art News (November 2015): 92, illustrated.

Fiege, Gale. “Schack to Host Work of Famous Monroe-born Artist Chuck Close” (exhibition preview). Herald Net, 11 July 2015.

Hawkins, Kathleen. “How Painting ‘Saved’ a Man with Paralysis.” BBC, 8 July 2015.

Herriman, Kat and Gay Gassmann. “Match the Artists With Their Childhood Art: Round Four.” T: The New York Times Style Magazine, 8 October 2015.

Holmes, Jessica. “Chuck Close Red Yellow Blue” (exhibition review). The Brooklyn Rail, 5 October 2015.

Kane, Nancy. “Chuck Close Bares It All.” The Southampton Press, 14 May 2015, Eastern edition: 1B, B4, illustrated.

Kazanjian, Dodie. “Chuck Close’s Primary Colors Are Alive at the Pace Gallery” (exhibition review). Vogue, 9 October 2015.

Lavrador, Par Judicaël. “Du pixel à la nanosculpture.” Beaux Arts (June 2015): 52–55, illustrated.

Menu, Kathryn. “Parrish Announces Chuck Close Photographs Exhibit” (exhibition preview). The Sag Harbor Express, 17 February 2015.

“Selections from Chuck Close Photographs.” The Massachusetts Review 56, no.4 (Winter 2015): 569–76, illustrated, cover.

Singer, Fanny. “Chuck Close.” Printed Quarterly 32, no.2 (June 2015): 244–247, illustrated.

Valys, Phillip. “Out of Focus with Chuck Close” (NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale exhibition review)., 25 March 2016.

Van Benthuysen, Daniel. “’River Crossings,’ a Contemporary Art Exhibition at 2 Historic Sites of the Hudson River School” (Thomas Cole National Historic Site and Olana State Historic Site exhibition review). The New York Times, 29 May 2015: C21, illustrated.

Yanagihara, Hanya. “They Made New York.” T: The New York Times Style Magazine. 13 September 2015: M2188.


“A Contemporary History of the Nude Body, Courtesy of Chuck Close (NSFW)” (Pace Gallery exhibition preview). Huffington Post, 20 February 2014.

Bauer, Anna. “Who’s Who.” W Art, June/July 2014: 22, illustrated.

Becque, Elien Blue. “Chuck Close Nudes, Magazine Photography, the Whitney Biennial, and Sculptures You Cannot Touch” (Pace Gallery exhibition review). Vanity Fair, 7 March 2014.

Boot, William. “The Many Faces of ‘Chuck Close: Photographer’ (Photos).” The Daily Beast, 15 December 2014.

Bui, Phong. “Chuck Close Nudes 1967–2014.” The Brooklyn Rail (April 2014): 68, illustrated.

Burmeister, Don. “Front and Back: Chuck Close Nudes 1967–2014” (Pace Gallery exhibition review). The New York Photo Review, 11 March 2014.

Che, Jenny. “Ed Ruscha, Chuck Close, Andy Warhol to be Featured on Billboards.” The Wall Street Journal, 29 July 2014.

“Chuck Close at the MCA: The Mind Behind the Big Heads.” The Guardian, 28 November 2014.

Close, Chuck. “The 2014 Vanity Fair Hollywood Portfolio.” Vanity Fair, March 2014: 328–349, illustrated.

Close, Chuck. “An Artist Finds the Perfect Red.” The Wall Street Journal, 6 March 2014.

Close, Chuck. “Close-up.” Interview with Tatijana Shoan. As If, no.4, 2014: 38–57, illustrated.

Close, Chuck. “Emma (detail).” Harper’s Magazine, June 2014: cover, illustrated.

Close, Chuck. “New York Artist Chuck Close Describes Painting Portaits ‘Face Blind.’” Interview with Sashka Koloff. ABC News, 28 November 2014. Online video, 5:25.

Close, Chuck. “Q&A with Chuck Close.” Interview with Jason Edward Kaufman. Artphaire, 4 March 2014.

Close, Chuck. “Wachtel on the Arts – Chuck Close.” Interview with Eleanor Wachtel. CBC, 4 March 2014. Online audio, 53: 59.

“The Collections: Recent Acquisitions.” Hood Museum of Art Quarterly, Summer 2014: 12, illustrated.

Cooper, Ashton. “Pace Hosts Show to Benefit APJ.” Artinfo, 8 October 2014.

Frost, Andrew. “Chuck Close Review – Analogue Printmaking Explores a Digital Era” (Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney exhibition review). The Guardian, 18 November 2014.

Gantz, Jeffrey. “Meeting of Artistic Minds Draws Boston Ballet Close to Chuck.” Boston Globe, 15 February 2014.

Garisto, Julie. “Dream Team: Tampa Museum of Art’s Graphicstudio: Uncommon Practice at USF” (Tampa Museum of Art exhibition review). CL Tampa, 26 March 2014, illustrated.

Giridharadas, Anand. “Admit One: Museums See Virtue in Virtual Worlds.” The New York Times, 8 August 2014: C19, C26, illustrated.

Grishin, Sasha. “Chuck Close: Prints, Process and Collaboration is immensely complex” (Museum of Contemporary Art exhibition review). The Sydney Morning Herald, 12 December 2014.

Grishin, Sasha. “Getting Up Close to the Work of Chuck Close at Sydney’s MCA” (exhibition review). The Conversation, 10 December 2014.

Grant, Daniel. “The Royalty Treatment.” Gallerist, 2 April 2014.

Hanley, Sarah Kirk. “It’s a MAD 3D-Printed World: The Future of Digitally Fabricated Art” (The Museum of Art and Design exhibition review). Art in Print, accessed 28 March 2014.

Harris, Gareth. “Latter-day tapestries: 3. Chuck Close.” Art Newspaper 33, no. 255 (March 2014): illustrated.

Hartman, Kate. “Bridgeport Students Pair With Chuck Close for White House Talent Show.”, 27 May 2014.

Lyon, Christopher. “20 x 20+.” Bookforum 21, no. 4 (December 2014/January 2015): 29–31, illustrated.

Orson, Diane. “Bridgeport Students Work with Legendary Artist Chuck Close.” WNPR News, 22 May 2014.

Pease, Krystyna. “Walker Art Center Celebrates 75 Years with a Look at Its Iconic Works” (exhibition review). MPR News, 15 October 2014.

Pope, Nessia. “How the Grid Conquered Contemporary Art.” Artspace Magazine, 12 September 2014.

Schüle, Christian. “Wie bin ich wirklich?” Zeit Wissen, no.4 (June/July 2014): 22–35, illustrated.

Schuster, Angela M.H. “New York’s Richest Artists: Cindy Sherman, Chuck Close and More.” New York Observer, 15 December 2014.

Smith, Krista. “Calling the Shots.” Vanity Fair, 5 February 2014.

Sultan, Terrie. “Latest Ocula Conversation: Terrie Sultan.” Interview with Jane O’Sullivan. Ocula, 8 December 2014.

“Sydney’s Summer of Art: Discover Pop to Popism and Chuck Close” (Museum of Contemporary Art Australia exhibition preview). The Guardian, 4 August 2014.

Tony, Godfrey. "Chuck Close." RES, no. 11 (October 2014): 1–18.


“’A Couple of Ways of Doing Something’ Exhibit on Display at Tarble Arts Center” (exhibition review). Journal Gazette & Times-Courier, 1 November 2013.

Bath, Tristan. “Exhibition Review: Chuck Close – Process & Collaboration at White Cube.” The Upcoming, 8 March 2013.

Boros, Phyllis A. S. “Bridgeport Youth Spend Day with Artist.”, 14 May 2013.

Boros, Phyllis A. S. “Bruce Museum Takes a ‘Closer’ Look at Popular Artist” (exhibition review)., 3 October 2013.

“Chuck Close Reveals His Magic in White Cube Print Show” (exhibition review). The Week, 11 March 2013.

Close, Chuck. “Artists at Work: Chuck Close.” Interview with Hossein Amirsadeghi. FT Magazine, 1 November 2013.

Close, Chuck. “At Close Range.” Interview with Ross Bleckner. Beach, August 2013: 54, 56, illustrated.

Close, Chuck. “Chuck Close in Conversation with Robert Storr at Guild Hall.” Guild Hall. MP4 video, 44:40. 12 August 2013.

Close, Chuck. “Inside the Art Bars: Max’s Kansas City” Art in America 101, no. 11 (December 2013): 129.

“Close Encounters” (Eykyn Maclean exhibition preview). The Wall Street Journal, 16 April 2013: A19, illustrated.

Cochran, Samuel. “Face Value” (Guild Hall exhibition review). Architecture Digest 70, no. 8 (August 2013): 25, illustrated.

“Critics’ Picks: Chuck Close: Photo Maquettes.” Time Out New York, 25 April–1 May 2013: 44, illustrated.

“The Culture: Blurred Lines” (Guild Hall exhibition review). Time, 19 August 2013, illustrated.

Darwent, Charles. “Charles Darwent on Art: Chuck Close Prints Process and Collaboration” (White Cube exhibition review). The Independent, 9 March 2013.

“Exhibit Features Art Work by Roosevelt School Students” (The Housatonic Museum of Art exhibition review). The Bridgeport News, 23 October 2013.

Feaver, William. “Chuck Close, White Cube” (exhibition review). Art News 112, no. 7 (Summer 2013): 121, illustrated.

Gates, Hailey. “Portfolio: Chuck Close, Nudes.” The Paris Review, no. 207 (Winter 2013): 92–117, illustrated.

Grant, Daniel. “A Good Yarn” (Guild Hall exhibition review). New York Observer, 26 August–2 September 2013: B1, B7, illustrated.

Grover, Hannah. “Original Artwork by Famous Artists Displayed at Farmington Museum” (exhibition review). The Daily Times Farmington, 13 July 2013, illustrated.

Güner, Fisun. “Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration, White Cube Bermondsey.”, 8 March 2013.

Halperin, Julia. “Chuck Close and Other Artists Go Back to Court in Battle Over Resale Royalty Law.” Artinfo, 29 March 2013.

Halperin, Julia. “Click, whirr… before instant went digital” (Norton Museum of Art exhibition review). Art Newspaper, no. 252 (December 2013): 30, illustrated.

Harris, Gareth. “Ties that bind: artists’ tapestries.” The Art Newspaper, 22, no. 243 (February 2013): 6, illustrated.

Hay, R. Couri. “Social Studies: Up Close” (Guild Hall exhibition review)., 24 May 2013: 124–126, illustrated.

Keats, Jonathan. “The Polaroid Was Instantaneous. See How Artists Made It Eternal At The Vassar Art Museum (exhibition review). Forbes, 9 May 2013.

Kelly, Brian. “Interface: American Master Chuck Close.”, October 2013: 58–60, illustrated.

Loos, Ted. “On The Loos: Chuck Close Revisits Some Familiar Faces” (Guild Hall exhibition review). Sotheby’s, 26 August 2013.


Loos, Ted. “Late Summer’s Must-see Art Shows on Long Island’s East End” (Guild Hall exhibition review). Vogue, 14 August 2013.

Lubow, Arthur. “That’s A Wrap.” W Magazine, December 2013: 74, 76, illustrated.

Luke, Ben. “Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration, White Cube - Exhibition Review” (exhibition review). London Evening Standard, 7 March 2013.

Marriage, Madison. “Boardroom Legacies Company Art Collections are going Under the Hammer to Raise Case, Often on an Anonymous Basis.” FT Wealth (Autumn 2013): 26–28, illustrated.

Michael, Glover. “Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration, White Cube Bermondsey, London” (exhibition review). The Independent, 7 March 2013.

Morris, Bob. “How to Charm: Remember Their Names.” New York Times, 15 August 2013: E7, illustrated.

Moss, Rebecca. “Beauty in the Breakdown: The Artistic Process of Chuck Close” (Eykyn Maclean Gallery exhibition review). ELLE, 16 April 2013, illustrated.

“The Painstaking Process of Chuck Close” (White Cube exhibition review)., 11 March 2013.

Peterson, Oliver. “Who’s Here” (Guild Hall exhibition review). Dan’s Papers, 27 September 2013: 35, illustrated.

“Photo Realist Chuck Close Touring Exhibition Opens at White Cube Bermondsey” (exhibition review)., 5 March 2013.

Pill, Steve. “Artist Chuck Close Conjures up Portrait Magic at London's White Cube Gallery” (exhibition review). Metro, 7 March 2013.

Salsbury, Britany. “Chuck Close: Eykyn MacLean, New York” (exhibition review)., 14 May 20013.

Schwendener, Martha. “Works in Conversation With Photography” (Guild Hall exhibition review). The New York Times, 29 September 2013: 9, illustrated.

“See It Up Close: Chuck Close Tapestries and Prints” (Blue Sky Gallery exhibition review). OPB, 15 October 2013.

Sheets, Hilarie M. “Artists Take Up Digital Tools” (Museum of Art s and Design exhibition review). The New York Times, 27 October 2013: 2, illustrated.

Spence, Rachel. “Fibre Optics.” Financial Times, 28 June 2013: 4, illustrated.

Sposato, Bree. “Art Talk: Instant Gratification.” Art News 112, no. 4 (April 2013): 26–27, illustrated.

Stone, Ellen Elizabeth. “Chuck Close: Prints, Process and Collaboration at White Cube Bermondsey” (White Cube exhibition review). One Stop Arts, 8 March 2013.

Taylor, Trey. “LIL CLOSE? White Cube Shows 150+ of Chuck Close's Finest Portraits” (exhibition review)., 7 March 2013.

Woodward, Richard B. “The SX-70 as Sexy Tech: The Polaroid Years: Instant photography and Experimentation, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College” (exhibition review). The Wall Street Journal, 6 May 2013.

Yablonsky, Linda. “The Collections of Artists.” T: The New York Times Style Magazine, 8 December 2013: 52, 160–161, 166–167, illustrated.


Close, Chuck. “Chuck Close: NY Profile.”, 16 October 2012.

Cohen, Patricia. “Arts as Antidote for Academic Ills.” The New York Times, 19 December 2012: C1, C5, intstallation view.

Jacobson, Aileen. “A New Home for Art on the East End: Parris Art Museum Moves to Water Mill.” Long Island Pulse Magazine, 28 October 2012.

Lipsky-Karasz, Elisa. “Chuck Close on Women.” Harper’s Bazaar, accessed 18 October 2012.

Schwendener, Martha. “Let There Be Light, in Three Dimensions” (New Museum exhibition review). The New York Times, 24 August 2012: C26.

Sheets, Hilarie M. “Looms with a View.” Art News 111, no. 8 (September 2012): 88–95, illustrated.

Singer, Reid. “Obama Recruits Chuck Close and Yo-Yo Ma for Arts Education Initiative Aimed at Struggling Schools.”, 26 April 2012.

Tomkins, Calvin. “Posterity Dept.: Barack.” The New Yorker, 17 September 2012: 30–31.

Viveros-Fauné, Christian. “Deskilled Art is Getting Us Nowhere, Says a Critic (and a Painter Agrees).” Art Review, no. 61 (September 2012): 50, illustrated.

Viveros-Fauné, Christian. “Face Time: A visit with art-world hero Chuck Close as he gears up for his new fall show.” The Village Voice, 18–24 July 2012: cover, 17–19, illustrated.

Vogel, Carol. “Inside Art: Second Avenue Subway Art.” The New York Times, 11 May 2012: C24.

Voit, Kirsten Claudia. “Face As Interface.” Kunstforum (July–August 2012): 45–59, illustrated.

Watson, Dawn. Room To Grow (Parish Art Museum reopening review). The Southhampton Press, 15 November 2012: 1B, 4B, illustrated.

Wei, Lilly. “The Body in Winter.” Art News 111, no. 5 (May 2005): cover, 90–95, illustrated.

Weiss, Judith Elisabeth. “Gesicht im Porträt/Porträt ohne Gesicht.” Kunstforum (July–August 2012): 30–31, illustrated.

Yuan, Jada. “Close Encounters.” The Telegraph Magazine, 9 December 2012.


“American Portraits: Treasures from the Parish Art Museum.” Parish Art Museum: News (Fall 2011): 6–7, illustrated.

Cerca, Demasiado. “Chuck Close: Too Close.” Allimite Contemporary Art Magazine, ed. 51 (November/December 2011): 20–29, illustrated.

Cohen, Patricia. “Artists File Lawsuits, Seeking Royalties.” The New York Times, 2 November 2011: C1, C5, illustrated.

Farley, Todd. “Larger Than Life: Dyslexia, paralysis, face blindness—nothing comes between legendary artist Chuck Close and his canvas, except a brush.” Neurology Now 7, no. 4 (August/September 2011): 14–16, 18–19.

Landes, Jennifer. “Portrait Paintings at the Parrish” (exhibition review). Easthapton Star, 17 November 2011: C1, C2, illustrated.

Nick, Stacy. “Photographer Chuck Close gives good face in Loveland exhibit” (exhibition review)., 2 November 2011.

“Profiles: Chuck Close.” Art Economist, no. 1 (January 2011): 26, illustrated.

Wilson, Anamaria. “DVF Up Close.” Harper’s Bazaar, 31 March 2011.


Heyman, Marshall. “Heard & Scene: AOL Marks 25th Anniversary with Close-Up Portraits by Close.” The Wall Street Journal, 25 May 2010: A26.

Knight, Christopher. “‘Calder to Warhol: Introducing the Fisher Collection’ @ SFMOMA” (exhibition review). Los Angeles Times, 15 July 2010: illustrated.

Millar, Iain. “Documentary: Zooming in on Chuck Close.” The Art Newspaper 19, no. 216 (September 2010): 42, illustrated.

Miller, Sanda. “Books: Painting saved his life; A biography of Chuck Close.” The Art Newspaper 20, no. 217 (October 2010): 56, illustrated.

Nilsen, Richard.Face It: Chuck Close Show is More Demo than Exhibit” (Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art exhibition review). The Arizona Republic, 23 February 2010.


Bui, Phong. “Chuck Close: Selected Paintings and Tapestries (2005–2009)” (PaceWildenstein exhibition review). The Brooklyn Rail (June 2009): illustrated.

Close, Chuck. “Inspiration is for Beginners.” Interview by Claudia Bodin. Art: Das Kunstmagazin, no. 3 (March 2009): 52+, illustrated.

Close, Chuck. “An American Trilogy—Part Three: Realism, Chuck Close.” Interview by Morgan Falconer. Art World, no. 11 (June/July 2009): 40–45, illustrated.

Falconer, Morgan. “An American Trilogy—Part Three: Realism, Chuck Close.” Art World (June/July 2009): cover, 26, 40–45, illustrated.

Mason, Brook S. “Interview: Chuck Close—How grandma’s crochet inspired my artistic vision.” Art Newspaper, no. 201 (April 2009): 44, illustrated.

May, Stephen. “Maine Art Stream.” Art News 108, no. 2 (February 2009): 40–41, illustrated.

Nepil, Hannah. “Guide: Arts Around the World—Austin: Chuck Close” (Austin Museum of Art exhibition review). Financial Times, 17 August 2009: 11, illustrated.

Pasquarella, Sheri. “Zhang Huan Stopped by Chuck Close’s New York Studio.” Tar, no. 2 (Spring 2009): 80–84, illustrated.

“Photorealism in the 1970s: An Album.” Deutsche Guggenheim Magazine, no. 6 (Spring 2009): 6–7, illustrated.

Shinn, Susan. “Wonderful Paradox—Reynolda House Displays ‘Chuck Close: The Keith Series’” (exhibition review). Salisbury Post, 22 January 2009: 6D, 1D, illustrated.

Stoodley, Shelia Gibson. “Polaroid’s Last Shot.” Arts & Antiques (April 2009): cover, 62–71, illustrated.

“They Were Really Nice Guys.” Deutsche Guggenheim Magazine, no. 6 (Spring 2009): 14–19, illustrated.

“Waking Up to New York: Chuck Close.” New York Magazine, 20 April 2009: illustrated.

Vogel, Carol. “Inside Art: Find Work Online.” The New York Times, 2 January 2009: C30.

Wolff, Rachel. “Art Talk: Getting Close to Clinton.” Art News (Summer 2009): 33, illustrated.


Buck, Joan Juliet. “Art Meets Fashion, Fashion Eats Art.” Whitewall, no. 11 (Fall 2008): 74–75, illustrated.

Chinnery, Colin. “Beijing.” Artforum 47, no. 4 (December 2008): 240–241, illustrated.

Close, Chuck. “Close Encounters.” Interview by Ilka Scobie., 6 August 2008:

Close, Chuck. “In conversation: Chuck Close with Phong Bui.” Interview by Phong Bui. The Brooklyn Rail (June 2008): 30–33, illustrated.

Close, Chuck. “The Conversation: Close Encounter.” Interview by Dodie Kazanjian. The Metropolitan Opera Playbill (March 2008): 84–85, illustrated.

Ebony, David. “Close Ready for His Close-up.” Art in America, no. 3 (March 2008): 35, illustrated.

“Front Page: Art Camp at the Presidio?” Art in America, no. 2 (February 2008): 29.

Grezzi, Nicola. “Cecily Brown: The Aura of an Expanded Painter.” Flash Art 41, no. 263 (November/December 2008): 62, illustrated.

Hirsch, Faye. “Greenwold’s Confessions.” Art in America, no. 2 (February 2008): 112–115, 164.

Kinsella, Eileen. “$24 Billion and Counting.” Art News 107, no. 5 (May 2008): 122–131.

Leinwand, Öl auf. “Zu Gast im eigenen Gesicht.” Meisterwerke der Kunst, no. 56 (2008): 10, illustrated on folio 7.

Mason, Brook. “Looming Large: The Return of the Tapestry.” The Art Newspaper, Art Basel/ Miami Beach Edition, 5 December 2008: 4, illustrated.

“What’s On––Chuck Close: Seven Portraits” (State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg exhibition review). The Art Newspaper 27, no. 190 (April 2008): 69.


Birnbaum, Molly. “Art Talk: Portrait of the Diva as Druid Priestess.” Art News 106 (May 2007): 44, illustrated.

Brunner, Jessie. “Revealing Artist’s Secrets” (Orange County Museum of Art exhibition review). Newport Beach and Costa Mesa Daily Pilot, 27 January 2007.

Cash, Stephanie. “Report from Colorado: The Hills Are Alive” (Denver Art Museum exhibtion review). Art in America (February 2007): 56–65.

Chang, Richard. “Chuck Close Looking Behind the Scenes” (Orange County Museum of Art exhibition review). The Orange County Register, 30 January 2007.

Comita, Jenny. “Portrait of the Artist.” W (November 2007): 194–196, illustrated.

De La Fuente, Manuel. “Chuck Close — Pintor” (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofîa exhibition review). ABC (February 2007): 83, illustrated.

Dixon, Jenny. “Famous in 2112?” Art News 106 (November 2007): 202, discussed.

Hartman, Darrell. “Documentary Depicts A Master.” The New York Sun, 20 December 2007: 1, 17, illustrated.

Jones, Kellie. “Famous in 2112?” Art News 106 (November 2007): 205, discussed.

MacCaulay, Alastair. “An Ephemeral Portrait of an Artist in a Hall of Mirrors.” The New York Times, 29 October 2007: E1, E7, illustrated

McCormick, Carlo. “Chuck Close & Personal.” Whitewall (Summer 2007): 88–103, illustrated.

Milzoff, Rebecca. “No Boundaries.” New York Sun, 22 October 2007: 13, 15, illustrated.

Mora, Vivian-Sofia. “Come Inside for a Close Look.” Excalibur, 30 May 2007: illustrated.

Rubio, Carlos. “Anticipa Close arte digital” (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofîa exhibition review). Reforma (Mexico), 7 February 2007: Cultura, 10, illustrated.

“Self-Reflection.” New York Sun, 13–15 April 2007: 12, illustrated.

Van Gelder, Lawrence. “Arts, Briefly: Where Artists and Filmmakes Intersect.” The New York Times, 17 April 2007: E2.


“Around Town: Close Encounter.” Time Out New York, 14–20 September 2006: 104, illustrated.

Allen, Kathleen. “Speaker Series Begins Today at CCP.” Arizona Daily Star, 22 September 2006.

Arden, Patrick. “A Close Look at What It Is to Be a The New Yorker.” Metro, 20 September 2006: 3, illustrated.

Ayers, Robert. “Portrait of a Portrait Painter” (book review). Art News (October 2006): 132, illustrated.

Calendar: A New High for Atlanta. April–May 2006. Atlanta: High Museum of Art, 2006: cover, illustrated.

Close, Chuck. “Visual Arts: The Great Illusionist.” Financial Times, 26 September 2006: 14, illustrated.

Close, Chuck. “Kijken met het oog van een kunstenaar: Chuck Close over Erasmus van Rotterdam (1523).” Kunst & Antiek Journaal Collect (December 2006): 67–69, illustrated.

Feaver, William. “Reviews, International-Self-Portrait: Renaissance to Contemporary” (exhibition review). Art News (March 2006): 148, discussed.

“Flashback Photography: Modern Eyes, Vintage Ways” (University of Central Florida Art Gallery exhibition review)., 6 November 2006.

(Video) Chuck Close Selected Paintings and Tapestries at PACE/WILDENSTEIN

Jones, Charisse. “Public Art Project Documents Urban Change.” USA Today, 13 September 2006: 7A, illustrated.

Lukas, Alex. “Chuck Close: Portraitist, Photorealist, & Traditionalist.” Swindle (November 2006): 74–75, illustrated.

Montefinise, Angela. “Artbreaking: Painter Sues Over Sunlight”Blocker.’” The New York Post, 27 August 2006: 5, illustrated.

O’hern, John. “Art Encounters On the Road.” American Art Collector (October 2006): 50–56, illustrated.

“On the Town: Calendar” (Aperture Foundation exhibition preview). The New York Sun, 9 November 2006: 10, illustrated.

“100 Eye-Opening New Painters.”, 29 November 2006.

Perkin, Allison. “Self/Image: Portraiture from Copley to Close.” Calendar (September–December 2006): illustrated.

Ribas, João. “Arts: Another Record Week?” The New York Sun, 13 November 2006: illustrated.

Tuchman, Phyllis. “Report from Monte Carlo: A Helluva Town” (exhibition review). Art in America (November 2006): 88–89.

Vogel, Carol. “Inside Art: Urban Evolution.” The New York Times, 22 September 2006: E26, discussed.


Ayers, Robert. “Contemporary Voices, Museum of Modern Art” (exhibition review). Art News 104 (May 2005): 142.

Baker, Kenneth. “Giant Self-Portrait Should Be Revealing, yet Chuck Close Still Paints Puzzles” (exhibition review). San Francisco Chronicle, 19 November 2005: E1 ;E3, illustrated.

Cembalest, Robin. “Art Talk: Close Encounters.” Art News 104 (Summer 2005): 45, illustrated.

“Chuck Close” (Walker Art Center exhibition review). Tema Celeste (November 2005): 104, illustrated.

Cohen, David. “Gallery Going: Chuck Close at PaceWildenstein.” New York Sun, 19 May 2005: 15, illustrated.

Danto, Arthur C. “35 Who Made a Difference: Chuck Close.” Smithsonian (November 2005): 106–108, illustrated.

Ewing, John. “New York–Chuck Close: Recent Paintings” (exhibition review). Modern Painters (September 2005): 108, illustrated.

Gomez, Edward M. “Today’s Masters: Painting Up Close.” Art and Antiques (March 2005): 87–90, illustrated.

Kozinn, Allan. “A Pianist Turns the Tables On a Portrait Painter.” The New York Times, 27 April 2005: E5.

MacAdam. Barbara A. “Reviews: New York–Logical Conclusions, PaceWildenstein” (exhibition review). Art News 104 (June 2005): 119.

McGrath, Charles. “A Portraitist Whose Canvas Is a Piano.” The New York Times, 22 April 2005, Weekend Arts: E1, E20, illustrated.

Morgan, Robert C. “Reviews: Logical Conclusions, PaceWildenstein, New York” (exhibition review). Tema Celeste 110 (July–August 2005): 69.

“Navigating the Self.” Interview by Siri Engberg. Walker Magazine (July/August 2005): illustrated.

Pasquariello, Lisa. “Preview: Chuck Close, Walker Art Center.” Artforum (May 2005): 113, illustrated.

Saltz, Jerry. “Inky Depths.” The Village Voice, 4–10 January 2006: C75.

Stevens, Isabel. “Ready for a Close-up?” Art Review (May 2005): 25, illustrated.

Sultan, Terrie. “Curating Now (Part II): An Ongoing, Informal Report.” Art Papers (November/December 2005): 38, illustrated.

“This Week: Close Encounter.” Time Out New York, 27 October–2 November 2005: 57, illustrated.

Wullschlager, Jackie. “Arts and Ideas: Faces That Were Chosen for Eternity” (exhibition review). Financial Times, 19 October 2005: 12+, discussed.


Close, Chuck. “A Little Help From His Friends.” Interview by Clare Henry. Financial Times, 21 January 2004: 10, illustrated.

Harrison, Helen A. “Following the Light, and Making Faces.” The New York Times (Long Island Edition), 22 February 2004: Section 14, 1, 6, illustrated.

Hirsch, Faye. “Prints: Close & Company.” Art in America (March 2004): 44–50, illustrated.

Johnson, Ken. “The Hamptons, A Playground for Creativity” (Parrish Art Museum exhibition review). The New York Times, 6 August 2004: Weekend, E29, illustrated.

Kimmelman, Michael. “Savoring Chuck Close By Savoring The Process” (Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition review). The New York Times, 16 January 2004: Weekend, E33, E41, illustrated.

Ruiz, Cristina. “Chuck Close: ‘The Best Thin Is Never to Sell to Saatchi in the First Place.’” The Art Newspaper 14 (January 2004): 35.

Scott, Andrea K. “Proof Positive: A revelatory Chuck Close show at the Met unveils the hidden process in his prints” (The Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition review). Time Out New York, 12–19 February 2004: 63, illustrated.

Villani, John. “Inaugral Exhibition: Bentley Projects” (exhibition review). Art News (June 2004): 123.

Vogel, Carol. “At Auction, Snapshots of a Market: Spring sales emphasize newer art.” The New York Times, 28 April 2004: The Arts Section: E1, E7.


“Art Guide. Galleries: Chelsea: Chuck Close.” The New York Times, 3 January 2003: E44, illustrated.

Bayliss, Sarah. “Living in Art. Walking on Lucas Samaras.” Art News (December 2003): 98–101, illustrated.

Buck, Louisa. “Chuck Close: New Paintings. White Cube” (exhibition review). The Art Newspaper (February 2003): 14, illustrated.

“A Modern Eye.” Cleveland Museum of Art Members Magazine (October 2003): 4–5, illustrated.

Close, Chuck. “Here and Abroad.” Interview. Departures (March/April 2003): 54.

Close, Chuck. “OK! The Kate Moss Portfolio.” W (September 2003): 414–21, illustrated.

“Fotografia: Chuck Close.” Arte (September 2003): cover, 177, illustrated

“Galleries-Chelsea: Chuck Close.” The The New Yorker, 6 January 2003: 18.

Horyn, Cathy. “Critic’s Notebook: Fashion and Art Embrace, if Not Passionately.” The New York Times, 5 August 2003.

Hughes, Rober J. “The Museum Season.” The Wall Street Journal, 3 October 2003: W2, illustrated.

Keats, Jonathan. “Through The Lens of History.” Art + Auction (March 2003): 74–85, illustrated.

Morgan, Robert C. “Profiles: Chuck Close.” Tema Celeste, no. 96 (2003): 86–87, illustrated.

Mullins, Charlotte. “Up Close and personal.” Financial Times, 8–9 February 2003, Weekend edition: VII, illustrated.

Nakamura, Marie-Pierre. “Chuck Close.” Le visage d’une personne, est comme la carte de sa vie” (PaceWildenstein and Pace/MacGill exhibition review). Art Actuel (January 2003): 82–85, illustrated.

Rexer, Lyle. “Chuck Close at PaceWildenstein” (exhibition review). Art in America (May 2003): 150–151, illustrated.

Tansini, Laura. “Signore e signori: A Coloquio con Chuck Close nel Suo Studio di Manhattan.” Arte In (Bologna) 14, no. 82 (January 2003): 56–60, illustrated.

Van Gelder, Lawrence. “Houston: Chuck Close Prints” (Blaffer Gallery exhibition review). The New York Times, 11 September 2003: E2.


Alva, Marilyn. “Color This Painter Determined. Face Down Adversity: Chuck Close battled disability to make his mark in art world.” Investor’s Business Daily, 18 August 2002.

Bohlen, Celestine. “An Exhibition Celebrates 10 Years of Free Studio Space for Artists.” The New York Times, 30 May 2002: E3

Close, Chuck. “What I’ve Learned.” Interview by Andy Ward. Esquire (January 2002): 94–95.

Cotter, Holland. “Art Review: A Gift to the Whitney, for The New Yorkers to Open.” The New York Times, 25 October 2002: E38.

Diamonstein, Barbaralee. “Chuck Close: “I’m Some Kind Of Slow-Motion Cornball.” Art News (November 2002): 226.

“Galleries-Chelsea: Chuck Close” (PaceWildenstein exhibition review). The The New Yorker, 23–30 December 2002: 38.

Glueck, Grace. “For Wall Street’s Sake: Art to Lure Visitors Downtown.” The New York Times, 14 June 2002: E37.

Kino, Carol. “Hired Hands.” Art + Auction (February 2002): 102–111.

Landi, Ann. “The Real Thing?” Art News (June 2002): 88–91.

“Parrish Council Exclusive: Artists of the East End.” Parrish Art Museum News (Autumn 2002).

Pisarra, Drew. “Chuck Close: New Paintings” and “Chuck Close: Daguerreotypes” (PaceWildenstein and Pace/MacGill exhibition review). New, 9 December 2002.

Schmerler, Sarah. “Art Listings: Close encounters” (exhibition review). Time Out New York, 21–28 December 2002: 93.

Smith, Roberta. “Chuck Close: Recent Works.” The New York Times, 27 December 2002: E46.

Vogel, Carol. “The Modern Gets a Trove From Corporate Collection.” The New York Times, 11 April 2002: E1, E3.


“Chuck Close Ritratti in pixel.” Firma (Italy) (October 2001): 49–57.

Eberle, Todd. “Broad Strokes.” W (September 2001): 549–560.

Glueck, Grace. “Art in Review: Self-Made Men.” The New York Times, 27 April 2001.

Korotkin, Joyce. “Self-Made Men at DC Moore Gallery.” (May 2001).

Maber, Marie. “Blurring the line.” Digital Fine Art Magazine (Summer 2001): 32–37.

Mason, Brooke S. “New York: Il signor Pace.” Il Giornale Dell’Arte (Turin) 205 (2001): 4–7.

“Self-Made Men” (DC Moore Gallery exhibition review). Metro (April/May 2001).


Anderson, Maxwell L. “Preserving the Perishable Art of the Digital Age.” The New York Times, 24 September 2000: AR 33

Berkovitch, Ellen. “Art Matters.” Santa Fe New Mexican Pasatiempo, 26 May–1 June 2000: 10, 15.

“Chuck Close.” Santa Fean (May 2000): 77.

“Chuck Close Will Receive Honorary Degree from LIU.” Southampton Press, 18 May 2000: 5, Sec.3.

“Chuck Close Honored.” East Hampton Star, 18 May 2000.

Clemmer, David. “Critical Reflections: Chuck Close.” THE Magazine (June 2000): 43.

“Close and Personal.” Art News (May 2000): 45.

“Close Together.” The New York Observer, 3 April 2000: illustrated.

Close, Chuck, “About Face. Chuck Close in Conversation with Bice Curiger.” Parkett 60 (2000): 56–66.

Close, Chuck, “About Face. Chuck Close in Conversation with Elizabeth Peyton.” Parkett 60 (2000): 28–34.

Collins, Tom. “Eye Dazzling Of the Hightest Order.” Albuquerque Journal North, 12 May 2000: 6.

Dannatt, Adrian. “NY Diary: Closer than ever.” The Art Newspaper (March 2000): 77.

Feeney, Mark. “Chuck Close’s work is well placed in Worcester.” Boston Globe, 29 December 2000.

Fletcher, Nina. “Close Encounters: The Mosaic Face of Chuck.” Worcester Magazine, 20 December 2000.

Greben, Deidre Stein. “Chuck Close and Franz Gertsch” (exhibition review). Art News (February 1991): 159.

Horton, Anne. “Color Specs.” Art + Auction (October 2000): 124–129.

Johnson, Ken. “Objects of Desire: 125 Views of the Human Figure.” The New York Times, 1 September 2000.

Magiera, Frank. “Chuck Close Turns The Abstract Into The Concrete.” Telegram & Gazette, 7 December 2000: C1, C12.

Nigrosh, Leon. “Close-ups: Chuck Close’s “heads” visit WAM.” Boston Worcester Phoenix, 29 December 2000: 12.

Prose, Francine. “Distances and Faces of the Moon.” Parkett 60 (2000): 18–22.

Protzman, Ferdinand. “Chuck Close, Bigger Than Ever.” Washington Post, 5 October 2000: C5.

Rexer, Lyle. “Chuck Close Rediscovers the Art in an Old Method.” The New York Times, 12 March 2000: 25–26.

Romancito, Rick. “‘Inspiration is for Amateurs.’ Harwood Museum hosts first New Mexico exhibition of works by Chuck Close.” Tempo: The Arts and Entertainment Magazine of The Taos News, 4 May 2000: 14, 16.

Shiff, Richard. “Raster + Vector = Animation Squared.” Parkett 60 (2000): 28–36.

“Sculptor, painter among National Medal of Arts Winner.” (December 2000).

“Skin Close.” Time Out New York, 16–23 March 2000: 84, illustrated.

Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review: Chuck Close” (PaceWildenstein exhibition review). The New York Times, 7 April 2000: 40.

Van Gelder, Lawrence. “Grid Master.” The New York Times, 7 December 2000: E1.

Weil, Rex. “Chuck Close.” Art News (December 2000): 164.


Burton, Jane. “Face, the Final Frontier.” The Independent, 22 July 1999: 10.

Cork, Richard. “Off the Wall and Into Your Face.” The Times, 21 July 1999: 43.

Derrington, Andrew. “How Art Puts the Brain Into a Fresh Perspective.” Financial Times, 6 August 1999: 12.

Evenson, Brad. “Don’t Stand So Close to Me.” Ontario National Post, 6 August 1999: B11.

Farr, Sheila. “Coming to Life’ is Mostly Lifeless.” Seattle Times, 16 March 1999: E6.

Gayford, Martin. “Max Headroom: Specialising in”Superreal’ Portraits of Giant Heads, American Painter Chuck Close is Set to Stun Viewers This Summer With His Fanatical Exactitude of Detail.” Harpers & Queen (August 1999): 46.

Hawkes, Nigel. “‘Hidden’ Portraits Reveal How People See.” The Times, 6 August 1999.

Harris, Lyle Ashton. “Chuck Close Master Portraitist: Lyle Ashton Harris at Chuck Close’s Studio in Soho.” Iké Udé aRude, 12 November 1999: 74–77.

Hessman, Tina. “The Art of Perception: Painters Help Color Scientists’ Ideas of How Brain Sees Images.” Dallas Morning News, 20 September 1999: 7D–8D.

“Hillary, Herself.” The New York Times Magazine. 30 May 1999: cover.

Kent, Sara. “Preview: Close to the Edge.” Time Out (London), 4–11 August 1999: 51.

MacRitchie, Lynn. “Squared Up to Friends.” Financial Times (1999): 9.

Murphy, Dominic. “Heads I Win.” Guardian Weekend, 3 July 1999: 24–25, 27, 30.

Nochlin, Linda, Richard Kalina, Lynne Tillman, and Jerry Saltz, “Four Close-Ups (and One Nude).” Art in America (February 1999): 66–73, 127.

O’Rorke, Imogen. “Chuck Close: Head Lines.” Tate The Art Magazine (Summer 1999): 6–7

Pelli, Denis. “Close Encounters: An Artist Shows that Size Affects Shape.” Science Magazine 284, no. 5429, 6 August 1999: 844–846.

Pelli, Denis. “An Artist’s Work Blurs Lines Between Art and Science.” The New York Times, 10 August 1999: F5.

Sarver, Patrick. “The Adamson Connection.” Digital Fine Art (Winter 1999): 22–31.

Schrader, Christopher. “Der Kunst auf der Spur: Sie lüften das Geheimnis der Fantasie und Erklären Åsthetik: Wissenschaftler bezeichnen Kunst als Instrument der Hirnforschung.” Facts Das SchweizerNachrichtenmagazin, 26 August 1999: 114–118.

Shiff, Richard. “Chuck Close: La réalité dévisagée.” Beaux Arts Magazine (August 1999): 36–41.

Sultan, Terrie. “Contemporary Portraiture’s Split Reference.” Art On Paper (March–April 1999): 38–42.

Westerbeck, Colin, “Modern and Contemporary Art: The Lannan Collection at The Art Institute of Chicago: Chuck Close.” Edited by Jeremy Strick. Museum Studies 25, no. 1 (1999): 74–77.


“98 People to Watch in”98.” Time Out New York, 29 January–5 February 1998: 6: 10.

Adams, Brooke. “Close Encountered: Brooke Adams Talks with Chuck Close and Robert Storr.” Artforum (April 1998): 90–98, 135.

Adato, Allison. “Chuck Close, The Magic of Art: A Master Painter Shows How He Does It.” Life (February 1998): 48–53.

Allen, Jane and Derek Guthrie. “Rewind: Chuck Close.” Chicago Tribune, 28 June 1998: 4.

Aloff, Mindy. “Chuck Close: Painting as Performing Art.” Graphis, no. 313 (1998): 32–41.

Anfam, David. “New York and Chicago: Chuck Close.” Burlington Magazine (August 1998): 583–584.

Anzelowitz-Tanner, Lois. “Close Encounters.” Where New York (April 1998): 28–29.

“Artbeat: Chuck Close.” Travel and Leisure (March 1998).

Artner, Alan G. Chicago Tribune, 5 July 1998: 5.

Athineos, Doris. “The Directors’ Cuts.” Wine Spectator, 30 April 1998: 353.

Belcove, Julie L. “Close Up: A new MoMA retrospective celebrates 30 years of Chuck Close.” W (February 1998): 204–208.

Bock, Paula. “Art in Your Face: Chuck Close’s Astonishing Portraits are a Touchstone of Contemporary American Art.” Seattle Times Magazine, 6 December 1988.

Brody, Jacqueline. “Chuck Close: Innovation Through Process.” On Paper (March–April 1998): 18–26.

Budick, Ariella. “About Faces: Contradictions Abound in MoMA Exhibit of Chuck Close’s Colossal Mug Shots.” New York Newsday, 4 March 1998: B3.

“Chuck Close at MoMA.” Flash Art (January/February 1998): 45.

“Close Readings.” Museums New York (Winter 1998): 14.

Conroy, Sarah Booth. “For Friends of Art, a Welcome Home.” Washington Post, 1 June 1998: 2.

Costello, Daniel. “Chuck Close’s Recommendations.” The Wall Street Journal, 24 April 1998: W2.

Drew, Karin. “Sketchbook: Show Not To Miss.” Art & Antiques (March 1998): 24.

Drolet, Owen. “Chuck Close at MoMA.” Flash Art (January–February 1998): 45.

Ebony, David. “Ganz Sale Dominates Fall Auctions.” Art in America (January 1998): 31.

“For the Arts and Good Causes.” Photographs by Bill Cunningham. The New York Times, 1 March 1998.

Gardner, James. “Up Close and Impersonal.” National Review, 18 May 1998: 58–59.

Glatt, Cara. “A Closer Look at a Legendary Artist.” Hyde Park Herald (Chicago), 7 July 1998.

Glaubinger, Jane. “Chuck Close.” The Cleveland Museum of Art Members Magazine (January 1998): 8–9.

Goodrich, John. “Up Close and Personal.” Review, 1 May 1998: 1, 5–6.

Gregg, Gail. “The Making of a Retrospective.” Art News (April 1998): cover, 142–147.

Guimaraes, Marcelo Lima. “Chuck Close ganha mostra em Chicago.” Folha de Sao Paulo, 3 July 1998: 5

Hanson, Doug. “Weinstein’s Close Show a Standout.” Minneapolis Star Tribune, 27 March 1998: E4.

Hill, Olga. “CE Calendar, Spring”98.” WE Magazine (March 1998).

Hoban, Phoebe. “See the Art and Read the Book.” The New York Times, 1 March 1998: 6, 9.

Hogrefe, Jeffrey. “Chuck Close Up: A Portrait of the Artist.” New York Observer, 9 March 1998: Art Diary: 20.

Holg, Garrett. “Closeup on Chuck Close.” Chicago Sun Times, 14 June 1998:

Huebner, Jeff. “Talking Head: A Conversation with Chuck Close.” Chicago Tribune, 5 July 1998: 1, 5.

Hughes, Robert. “Close Encounters.” Time, 13 April 1998: 209–210.

Kaminker, Laura. “Chuck Close and the Salvation of Work.” New Mobility (December 1998): 30–39.

Kamps, Louisa. “Facing Up to Chuck Close: A Retrospective for a Master Portraitist.” Mirabella (January/February 1998): 26.

Kean, Amy. “Calendar: Museum Pick.” New York Post, 13 March 1998.

Kennedy, Kerrie. “Face to Face.” Windy City Times, 20 August 1998.

Kimmelman, Michael. “Playful Portraits Conveying Enigmatic Messages.” The New York Times, 27 February 1998: E33, E35.

Klawans, Stuart. “Critics’ Choice: Museums.” Daily News, 28 February 1998.

“Kleinkarierte Bilder mit Uberraschungseffekt.” Spektrum der Wissenschaft, 10 October 1999: 25.

Kramer, Hilton. “Chuck Close’s MoMA Show? You Could Do a Lot Worse.” New York Observer 12, no. 9 (9 March 1998): 1, 26.

Kuspit, “Heroic Isolation or Delusion of Grandeur?” Chuck Close’s Portraits of Artists.” Art New England (June/July 1998): 11.

Levin, Kim. “Voice Choices: Chuck Close.” The Village Voice, 3 March 1998: 69–70.

Lewis, Jim. “Chuck Close in Close-Up.” Harper’s Bazaar (February 1998): 184–189.

Longmire, Stephen. “What’s in a Face?” Chicago Reader, 4 September 1998: 34, 36–37.

Lustig, Jessica. “TakeOut: A Sampling of the Best Things to See and Do this Week.” Time Out New York, February 1998: 183–89.

Lynch, Kevin. “Show Intrigues in New Museum Gracing Chicago.” Capitol Times, 12 August 1998: 4.

Meijas, Jordan with photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. “Das Fremde Gesicht: Chuck Close Malt Robert Rauschenberg.” Frankfuter Allgemeine Magazin, 13 March 1998: 30–33.

Naves, Mario. “An Ongoing Viability.” New Criterion (May 1998): 40–42.

Newhall, Edith. “Retrospective: Talking Pictures.” New York Magazine, 2 March 1998: 78.

Newman, Howard. “‘The Gallery’ 98: Head and Shoulders Above the Rest.” River North News (Chicago): 16.

O’Sullivan Michael. “Chuck Close’s Many Faces.” Washington Post, 4 December 1998: 70.

Packer, William. “An artist down to his fingertips: William Packer on the career of the American painter, Chuck Close.” Financial Times, 7 April 1998.

Perl, Jed. “Jed Perl on Art, Death and Realism.” New Republic, 20 April 1998: 25–30.

“Picks: Chuck Close.” The New York Press, 25 February–3 March 1998.

Prose, Francine. “The Gallery: Up Close to Close.” The Wall Street Journal, 4 March 1998: A16.

Riddle, Mason. “Up Close and Personal.” Saint Paul Pioneer Press, 16 March 199: 8D.

Rimanelli, David. “Preview Winter/Spring ’98: Chuck Close.” Artforum (January 1998): 29.

Rockmore, Dan. “Mathematical Metaphors Abound in Art and Fiction.” The New York Times, 1 September 1998: F4.

Roob, Rona. “From the Archives: Chuck Close and MoMA.” MoMA: The Magazine of The Museum of Modern Art (March/April 1998): 34.

Rosoff, Patricia. “Close to Reality.” Hartford Advocate, 12 February 1998.

Schama, Simon. “Head Honcho.” The New Yorker, 23 March 1998: 91–93.

Schipprack, Annette. “Fine art painting is not just a fun game.” Focus (Germany), 21 February 1998: 120–121.

Scott, Whitney. “Close Encounter.” New York Post, 7 March 1998.

Sheets, Hilarie M. “UP NOW: Chuck Close.” Art News (May 1998): 169.

Shiff, Richard. “All over You: The Art of Chuck Close.” Artforum (April 1998): 92–98, 135, 138.

Solomon, Deborah. “The Persistence of the Portraitist.” The New York Times Magazine, 1 February 1998: 24–30, 52, 60, 66, 70–73.

Sozanski, Edward J. “Artist Chuck Close gets a lot of face time.” Philadelphia Inquirer, 22 March 1998: F14.

Span, Paula. “Chuck Close, The Big Picture: The Artist’s New Perspective After the ‘Event’ of a Lifetime.” Washington Post, 22 February 1998: G1, G8–

Stevens, Mark. “Machine Dreams.” New York Magazine, 9 March 1998: 54–56.

Sunward, Justin. “You Won’t Believe Your Eyes.” Gay Chicago Magazine, 30 July 1998: 42.

Valeo, Tom. “Close: New Approach Coloring His Artwork.” Arlington Heights Daily Herald (Chicago), 6 July 1998: 1, 6.

Vincent, Steven. “Portrait of the Artist: Chuck Close.” Art + Auction (February 1998): 60.

Vincent, Steven. “What’s the Hurry.” Art + Auction (November 1998): 44–49.

Weiner, Dorothy. “Up Close and Very Personal.” LN (Missouri), 30 January 1998: 20–30.

Williams, Kevin M. “Portrait Artist Gets Intimate.” Chicago Sun-Times, 19 June 1998: 41.

Worth, Alexi. “The Close Web.” Art News (May 1998): 100.

Woulfe, Molly. “Mr. Big, Chuck Close: A Painter Whose Life is Bigger Than Art.” Herald News, 5 July 1998: B1, B4.

Yablonsky, Linda. “Close as Can Be.” Time Out New York, 12–19 March 1998: 59.

Zitelli, C. “Up Close on Chuck Close.” At Your Leisure, 6–12 March 1998.


Artner, Alan. “2 Chicago Museums Hit Art Jackpot.” Chicago Tribune, 26 February 1997: C1, 18.

“Assignment: Times Square/A Special Photography Issue, REAL: Chuck Close, Never out of Character.” The New York Times Magazine, 18 May 1997: 81–85.

Decker, Andrew. “Conjuring Consensus.” Art News 96, no. 1 (January 1997): 58–59, 64.

Farr, Sheila. “A Portrait of the Portraitist. Art: Chuck Close overcomes problems and creates them.” Seattle Weekly 22, no. 25, 18 June 1997: 36.

Gardner, Paul. “Who Will Be Remembered in the Year 2022?” Art News (November 1997): 200–203.

Hackett, Regina. “A stroke has not diminished his stroke.” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 18 June 1997: C1, C3.

Hogrefe, Jeffrey. “Sticking Close to Chuck...” New York Observer (1991): 27.

Kimmelman, Michael. “At The Met with Chuck Close: Sought or Imposed, Limits Can Take Flight.” The New York Times, 25 July 1997: C1, 23.

Kimmelman, Michael. “Hypnotized by Mug Shots That Stare Back: Are They Windows or Mirrors?” The New York Times, 27 August 1997: C9, 12.

Landi, Ann. “The 50 Most Powerful People in the Art World.” Art News 96, no.1 (January 1997): 90–97.

Lovelace, Carey. “Bartman, A.R.T. Man.” Art News 96, no. 10 (November 1997): 52.

MacAdam, Barbara A. “Vasari Diary: Close to Bill.” Art News 9 (January 1997): 29.

McTaggart, Tom. “Dot Dot Dot.” Stranger (Seattle) 6, no. 40, 26 June–2 July 1997: 23.

Marmor, Jon. “Close Call: The UW Alumnus Summa Laude Dignatus Was a Pioneer in Photorealism and Survived a Spinal Blood Clot to Paint Again.” Columns: The University of Washington Alumni Magazine 17, no. 2 (1997): cover, 18–23.

Murdock, Robert M. “Project Painting.” Review 3, no. 2 (October 1997): 20–21.

“The New Season: Our Guide to What's Happening This Fall, Plus a Look at Things Coming Up Next Year.” Art News 96, no. 8 (September 1997): 113.

Riley II, Ph.D, Charles A. “Chuck Close: Is He America's Greatest Artist?” WE (June 1997): 58–64.

Smith, Roberta. “On the History of Cool, A Show Is Hip to America.” The New York Times, 17 August 1997: 35.

Smith, Roberta. “Project Painting.” The New York Times, 26 September 1997: E37.

Sozanski, Edward F. “Close/Cadmus: A tiny show that does a great deal.” Philadelphia Inquirer, 4 May 1997: F11.

Timberlake FA’83, James. “Touring Italy with Trustee Chuck Close RV’95.” SOF News :The Society of Fellows of the American Academy in Rome (Fall/Winter 1997): 12–14.

Vogel, Carol. “A Night of Records for 8 Contemporary Artists.” The New York Times, 20 November 1997: B12.

Weber, Ben. “Acclaimed American Artist Chuck Close Talks to Ben Weber.” Enable Magazine (August 1997): 80–84.


Adams, Brooks. “Domestic Globalism at the Carnegie.” Art in America (February 1996): 32–37.

Aletti, Vince. “Voice Choices: Photo Short List.” The Village Voice, 19 November 1996: 11.

Angell, Roger. “Life Work.” The New Yorker 71, no. 44, 15 January 1996: 48–49, illustrated.

(Video) Artist Gallery - Chuck Close

Artner, Alan G. “‘Affinities’ at Art Institute.” Chicago Tribune, 21 April 1996: Section 7: 4.

Artner, Alan G., “Work Ethic: Linking Chuck Close and Tom Friedman on the basis of effort.” Chicago Tribune, 3 May 1996: Section 7: 58.

Atamian, Christopher. “Project Painting.” Review 3, no. 2 (October 1996): 19–20.

Benezra, Neal. “Carnegie International.” Atelier, no. 825 (March 1996): 13–17.

Blair, Dike. “Chuck Close at PaceWildenstein” (exhibition review). Flash Art, no. 187 (March/April 1996): 111, illustrated.

Bloom, Amy. “A Face in the Crowd.” Vogue (December 1996): 293–297.

Brunskill, Joan. “Artist Chuck Close is in top form.” Mobile Register, 7 April 1996.

Brunskill, Joan. “Painter Close Tests Limits of his Medium.” Houston Chronicle, 10 March 1996: 47A.

Brunskill, Joan. “Painting outside the lines: Handicapped artist refuses to let accident get in the way of his work.” Rutland (Vermont) Herald and The Sunday Times Argus, 10 March 1996: E1 & E4.

Bryant, Eric. “Chuck Close: Life and Work, 1988–1995.” Library Journal, 15 February 1996.

Canton, Katia. “Revelacao norte-americana vira a Bienal.” Folha de S. Paulo, 22 June 1996: 3.

Carrier, David. “Reviews, Carnegie International.” Artforum 34, no. 5 (January 1996): 89–90.

Cotter, Holland. “A Personal Portrait, Works and Papers.” The New York Times, 1 November 1996: C32.

Crisafulli, Anthony and Paul Johnson. “Chuck Close: His Portraits Set the Pace.” Cover (1996): 16–19.

Decker, Andrew. “Conjuring Consensus: The art-world buzz is a critical factor in whether an artist gets noticed, shown, or even bought. But how is it formed? And by whom?” Art News (October 1996): 60.

Fujio, Yasuhide. “Carnegie International Curator, Richard Armstrong” Atelier, no. 825 (March 1996): 2–11.

Gardner, Paul. “Pleasure, Pain & Protocol: Studio Visits.” Art News 95, no. 3 (March 1996): 106–109.

Grabner, Michelle. “Chuck Close and Tom Friedman.” Frieze (1996): 76–77.

Gruen, John. “Long Island Books: Chuck Close.” East Hampton Star, 18 January 1996: 1–3.

Grynsztein, Madeleine. “Affinities: Chuck Close and Tom Friedman.” Art Institute of Chicago Members’ Magazine (March–April 1996): 13–14.

Hall, Jacqueline. “Portraits Delve into Psyche.” Columbus Dispatch, 3 March 1996.

Halle, Howard. “Chuck Close. Large-Scale Photographs’.” Time Out New York, 14–21 November 1996: 46.

Holg, Garrett. “Two of a Kind?” Chicago Sun-Times, 2 June 1996: 8.

Katz, Vincent. “Review of”Chuck Close: Life and Work, 1988–1995 by John Guare.” Print Collectors’ Newsletter (May–June 1996): 71.

Kaufman, Jason Edward. “Bountiful Harvest for U.S. Museums.” Art Newsletter 21, no. 10, 9 January 1996: 1–2.

Kimmelmann, Michael. “In Los Angeles, The Makings of a Better Mood.” The New York Times, 14 January 1996: H37.

Kino, Carol. “Realism: The New Hip?” Art News 96, no. 2 (1996): 96–99.

Kissick, John. “You’re Looking at Me. I Know You’re Looking At Me. The 1995 Carnegie International Looks Back.” New Art Examiner 23, no. 5 (January 1996): 16–21.

Kuczynski, Alex. “The Eight-Day Week.” New York Observer, 8 January 1996.

Leddy, Kim. “Real Folk.” Columbus Alive, 3 March 1996: 26.

MacAdam, Barbara A. “Vasari diary: Urban Dreamers.” Art News 95, no. 4 (April 1996): 39–40.

“Magnificent Obsessions.” Chicago Magazine (April 1996).

Moos, Davis. “Architecture of the Mind, Machine Intelligence and Abstract Painting.” Art & Design 11 (May–June 1996): 54–63.

Muchnic, Suzanne. “Chuck Close at PaceWildenstein, Beverly Hills” (exhibition review). Art News 95, no. 1 (January 1996): 130–131, illustrated.

O’Hara, Delia. “Unique Artists Find Common Ground.” Chicago Sun-Times, 26 April 1996: 9.

Pacheco, Patrick. “America’s Best, Corporate Art Collections.” Art & Antiques 29, no. 1 (January 1996): 32–41.

“Portrat mit Pickel.” Spiegel, no. 12 (1996): 10.

Schjeldahl, Peter. “At Close Quarters” (PaceWildenstein exhibition review). The Village Voice, 9 January 1996: 67, illustrated.

Schwartzman, Allan. “Beverly Hills-And Beyond.” Art + Auction 18, no. 7 (February 1996): 86–89, 112–113.

Schwartzman, Allan. “Clueless.” Art + Auction 18 (November 1996): 116–119, 152–153.

Shiff, Richard. “Realism of Low Resolution.” Apollo (London) 144 (November 1996): 3–8.

Simpson, Rebecca. “Flirting With Reality.” Sun Post, 26 November 1996: 19.

Span, Paula. “To Be a New York Art World Player, You Have to Know the Rules.” Washington Post, 18 February 1996: G6.

Tully, Judd. “To MoMA from Met.” Art + Auction 18, no. 8 (March 1996): 25–26.

Tully, Judd. “Around the Block. New York. Close Encounters.” Art + Auction 18, no. 7 (1996): 18–20.

Turner, Elisa. “MoCA Exhibit Blurs Line Between Real, Reproduction.” Miami Herald, 22 December 1996.

Vogel, Carol. “Chuck Close to Get a Show at the Modern.” The New York Times, 31 January 1996: C11.

Wallis, Stephen. “Close to Home.” Art & Antiques 19, no. 1 (January 1996): 80–81.

Weiss, Marion Wolberg. “Review: Chuck Close by John Guare.” Dan’s Papers, 9 February 1996.

Wilk, Deborah. “Chuck Close, Tom Friedman.” New Art Examiner 24 (September 1996): 37–38.


“Academicians Give Out Prizes.” The Art Newspaper (June 1995): 2.

Albertini, Rosanna and Gary Simmons. “Lannan Foundation.” Art Press, no. 208 (January 1995): 76.

Aletti, Vince. “Photo.” The Village Voice, 25 July 1995: 10.

Anderton, Frances. “Letter from Los Angeles.” The Art Newspaper (November 1995): 13.

Auer, James. “Art Museum Exhibit Embraces Pluralism.” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10 September 1995: 1, 12.

Baker, Kenneth. “Chuck Close: The Crisis That Changed His Art.” San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle, 10 December 1995.

“Buzz Bets, New Kid in Town.” Buzz (September 1995): 24.

Christy, George. “The Great Life.” Hollywood Reporter, 5 October 1995: 23.

“Chuck Close: Working with Portraits.” Scholastic Art 25, no. 4 (February 1995): 1–9.

Close, Chuck. “Critical Reflections, Adam Gopnik.” Artforum (April 1995): 76.

Close, Chuck. “Returned to Sender, Remembering Ray Johnson, Golf War.” Artforum 33, no. 8 (April 1995): 73 and 111.

“Chuck Close: Working with Portraits.” Scholastic Art (February 1995).

Dellinger, Jade R. “Chuck Close.” Printmaking Today 4 (Spring 1995): 13–14.

Donohue, Marlena. “Los Angeles Gallery Dynamic Changes with Bicoastal Art Merger.” Christian Science Monitor, 15 November 1995: 13.

Fellman, Bruce. “The Arts Amid Academe.” Yale Alumni Magazine (February 1995): 46–49.

“Forecasts: Chuck Close Life and Work 1988–1995.” Publishers Weekly, 20 November 1995: 64.

Gebroe, Erin. “PaceWildenstein’s New Canvas.” Beverly Hills News, 28 September 1995.

Goodwin, Betty. “Gallery Party Leaves ‘Em All Out on the Streets.” Los Angeles Times, 2 October 1995.

Greene, David A. “Chuck Close at PaceWildenstein” (exhibition review). Art Issues (November–December 1995): 43, illustrated.

Guare, John. “Close Encounters of an Incredible Kind.” Interview (November 1995): 80–83.

Guequierre, Nathan. “Slavishly Hip, Strangely satisfying, Painting in the ‘90s stresses content over form.” Shepherd Express, 12 October 1995.

Haden-Guest, Anthony. “Of Dealers and Players.” The New Yorker, 2 October 1995: 36–37.

Hagen, Charles. “Art in Review: 'Large Bodies'.” The New York Times, 28 July 1995: C21.

Halle, Howard. “Close to You” (PaceWildenstein exhibition review). Time Out New York, 13–20 December 1995: 22, illustrated.

Halpert, Peter Hay. “Stealing a March on New York in LA.” The Art Newspaper (October 1995): 36.

Hamann, Brad. “Bridled Passions.” Barron’s, 24 April 1995: 27–31.

Isikoff, Michael. “To Be or Not to Be.” Newsweek, 23 January 1995: 64–67.

Karmel, Pepe. “Art in Review:”Me’” The New York Times, 28 April 1995: C34.

Kaufman, Jason Edward. “‘Furniture’ and Architecture Invade the Art.” The Art Newspaper, no. 53 (November 1995): 12.

Keiser, Ellen. “‘Face Value’: Parrish Show Asks What is a Portrait?” Southampton Press, 20 July 1995: B1, 9.

Kimmelman, Michael. “Art in Review: Chuck Close’s Big Change” (PaceWildenstein exhibition review). The New York Times, 8 December 1995: C28, illustrated.

Knight, Christopher. “A Blue-Chip Gallery Sees Blue Skies in L.A.” Los Angeles Times, 13 August 1995: 53 and 56.

“Korea Launches New Biennale.” Art in America (September 1995): 31.

Kramer, Hilton. “Abolish the Carnegie, That Warhol Hellhole.” New York Observer, 20 November 1995: 1, 25.

Landi, Ann. “The 50 Most Powerful People in the Art World.” Art News (July 1995): 52–62.

Lawrence, Thomas. “Chuck Close: Recent Paintings at PaceWildenstein.” Manhattan Arts (Winter 1995): 6–7.

Levin, Kim. “Art Short List: Chuck Close.” The Village Voice, 12 December 1995.

Liebmann, Lisa. “Book Forum, Insider Editions.” Artforum 34, no. 3 (November 1995): 9, 31, 34.

McGee, Celia. “Portraiture Is Back, But, My, It’s Changed.” The New York Times, 1 January 1995: section 2: 1, 35.

Muchnic, Suzanne. “Freeway Frenzy.” Art News (November 1995): 69–70.

Muchnic, Suzanne. “New Galleries to Brighten Los Angeles Scene.” Art Newsletter 21, no. 1 (5 September 1995).

Napack, Jonathan. “A Carnegie Catastrophe.” New York Observer, 11 December 1995: 43.

Newhall, Edith. “A Question of Taste.” Art News (September 1995): 30.

Pagel, David. “Chuck Close at PaceWildenstein” (exhibition review). Art + Auction (September 1995): 64, 66, illustrated.

“Portraits of the Artists.” New York, 11 December 1995: 107.

Raabe, Nancy. “Is Painting Dead?” Milwaukee Magazine (November 1995): 96.

“Redefining Portraiture.” Sag Harbor Express, 13 July 1995: 10.

Rimanelli, David. “Art Previews: New Ventures.” Bazaar (September 1995): 31.

Sansegundo, Sheridan. “A Focus on Faces.” East Hampton Star, 20 July 1995: 3–6.

Schloske, Werner. “Chuck Close malt Phil Glass.” Dabei (Stuttgart) 26, no. 1/2 (1995): 63–65.

Schultz, Helmut G. “Zum Bei spiel: Chuck Close.” Kunst & Unterricht, no. 190 (March 1995): 10–11.

Schwartzman, Allan; interview of Richard Armstrong. “All-Star Casts.” Artforum 34, no. 3 (November 1995): 23–24.

Slonim, Jeffrey. “In With The Out Crowd.” Artforum (March 1995): 12–14.

Solomon, Deborah. “Christmas Books: On Art and Everything Else.” The Wall Street Journal, 7 December 1995: A12.

Vogel, Carol. “Inside Art: More Contemporary Art.” The New York Times, 23 June 1995: C26.

Vogel, Carol. “Art in the Hamptons: More is Clearly More.” The New York Times, 8 August 1995: C13, C 15.

Vogel, Carol. “Inside Art: Wrong Galleries.” The New York Times, 1 December 1995: C28.

Waxman, Sharon. “Big Galleries Give Los Angeles a Higher Profile.” International Herald Tribune, 14 December 1995: 24.

Wilson, William. “A New Dealer Bets On the Blue Chips.” Los Angeles Times, 3 October 1995: F1, F8.

Yuskavage, Lisa. “Chuck Close.” Bomb, no. 52 (Summer 1995): 30–35.


Bode, Peter. “Im Gesicht die Wahrheit Suchen.” Abendzeitung, 13 July 1994: 9.

Breyer, Heinrich. “Folgenreiche Kleinodien, Mittelalterliche Buchmalerei aus dem Kloster Seeon.” Feuilleton, no. 160 (14 July 1994): 12.

“‘Chuck Close’ Retrospektive.” Karlsruhe (April 1994).

Close, Chuck. “Lucas woodcut (1992–93).” Art News 93 (December 94): cover.

Close, Chuck. Interview with Kiki Smith. Bomb (Fall 1994): 38–45.

Donovan, Molly. “Minimal to Conceptual: The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection.” American Art Review 6, no. 5 (October–November 1994): 150–155.

Erdman, Ziegler, Ulf. “Modell in Arbeit. Chuck Close im Kunstbau des Lenbachhauses.” die tageszeitung, 27 July 1994: 12–13.

“Exporama.” Art Press, no. 187 (January 1994): 72.

Gardner, Paul. “Deep Dishing.” Art News (November 1994): 103.

Gardner, Paul. “Light, Canvas, Action! When Artists Go to the Movies.” Art News 93, no. 10 (December 1994): cover, 124–129.

Gardner, Paul. “Who Are the Most Underrated and Overrated Artists?” Art News (February 1994): 110–115.

Gassert, Siegmar. “Triumph Der Malerei.” Ausstellungen, 13 May 1994: 14.

Gookin, Kirby. “Reviews: Chuck Close” (The Pace Gallery exhibition review). Artforum 32, no. 7 (March 1994): 84–85, illustrated.

Grant, Daniel. “Art on the Walls or Underfoot.” Art & Antiques 26, no. 4 (April 1994): 20.

“Großer Akt der Freheit. Chuck Close Retrospektive.” Badische Heneste Hachrichten (Germany), 11 April 1994.

Haendle, Rainer. “Transport von kunstschatzen aus Amerika kostet ein Vermogen.” Badische Neueste Nachrichten (Germany), 7 May 1994.

Heybrock, Christel. “Zersprengte Giesichter, Malerei mit Giefuhl...” Mannheimer Morgen (Germany), 16 April 1994.

“Hin zum inneren Gesicht der Malerei.” Badisches Tagblatt (Germany), 11 April 1994.

Holert, Tom. “Die Portratmaschine. Vom Fotorealismus zu leuchtenden Farbfeldeon: Chuck Close.” Vogue (Germany) (April 1994).

Lacher, Irene. “New York’s Pacific Rim Shot.” Los Angeles Times, 27 November 1994: 3, 86, 88, 90.

Lingeman, Susanne. “Chuck Close: Porträits sind seine Romane.” Arte das Kunstmagazin (Germany), no. 4 (April 1994): 54–63.

“The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation.” American Artist 58 (June 1994): 41.

McGee, Celia. “The Resurgence of Portraiture.” International Herald Tribune, 31 December 1994: 6.

Meier-Grolman, Burkhard. “Zahnburste im Raum, eine Eule, Giesichter zum Spazierengehem...” Kulturspiegel, 12 April 1994.

Meinhardt, Johannes. “Chuck Close.” Kunstforum International (Germany) 127 (July–September 1994): 328–329.

Muller, Hans-Joachim. “Die Lackhaut und der Pickel...” Die Zeit (Germany), no. 16 (15 April 1994).

“News: Two New Museums Open.” Flash Art (October 1994): 33.

Padon, Thomas. “Reviews in Brief: Chuck Close” (The Pace Gallery exhibition review). New York Review of Art (February 1994): 15.

Pagel, David. “Facts and Figures: When Metaphors Replace Objectivity.” Los Angeles Times, 29 December 1994: F14.

Parisch, Susanna. “Die Reproduktion einer Reproduktion.zur Chuck Close–Retrospektive in Munchen.” Neue Zurcher Zeitung (Germany), 30 July 1994.

“Portrait Kolorist Chuck Close.” Kunstmarkt (Germany) (May 1994): 9.

Rainer, Wolfgang. “Wie die Lupe Higen Kahn...” Stuttgarter Zeitung (Germany), 16 April 1994.

“Retrospective Chuck Close.” Artis (April/May 1994): 60.

Rosenblatt, Roger. “A Painter in a Wheelchair.” Men's Journal 3, no. 2 (March 1994): 23–24.

Saltz, Jerry. “A Year in the Life: Tropic of Painting.” Art in America 82, no. 10 (October 1994): 90–101.

Sewera, Katharina. “Chuck Close: Die Nahe des rechtigen Moments.” Kleine Zeitlung (Austria) (July 1994).

Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review: 'A Floor in a Building in Brooklyn'.” The New York Times, 22 July 1994: C24.

Sonna, Birgit. “Chuck Close: Oszillation des Realen.” Kritik, no. 3 (March 1994): 42–47.

Stein, Deidre. “Chuck Close: 'It's Always Nice to Have Resistance'.” Art News 93, no. 1 (January 1994): 95–96.

Stein, Deidre. “Reviews: Chuck Close-Pace” (exhibition review). Art News 93 (February 1994): 135–136, illustrated.

Tully, Judd. “Les Vieux Artistes sont-ils Bons à Jeter?” Beaux Arts (May 1994): 98–104.

“Two New Museums Open.” Flash Art (October 1994): 33.

Valentin, Beate. “Amerikanische Postionen.” Handelsblatt, 29–30 April 1994.

Vogele, Christoph. “Giesichter-hautnah und schonungslos...” Schaffhauser Nachrichten (Germany), 12 April 1994: 9.

Voigt, Kirsten. “Vibration und Standpunktsuche.” Badisches Tagblatt (Germany), 9 April 1994.

Von Kageneck, Christian. “Vorn Finger-bis zum Seelenabatuck...” Hessiche/Niedersachsische Allegemeine (Germany), no. 87, 15 April 1994: 12.

“Zeitgenossicscher Maler in Baden-Baden.” Pharmazeutische Zeitung (Germany), 10 March 1994.

Zerbst, Rainer. “Punktuelles Malen.” Eblinger Zeitung (Germany), 25 April 1994.


Auping, Michael. “Face to Face: Portraits from the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.” Artforum 32 (October 1993): 66, 71.

Bandler, Michael. “Chuck Close.” Trends (Japan) (January/February 1993): 36–40.

Barringer, Felicity. “Matisse: 'He's Kind of Cast a Spell on Me'.” Art News 92, no. 4 (April 1993): 150.

Birke, Judy. “Famous Graduates Paper Walls with Talent in Yale Collects Yale.” New Haven Register, 23 May 1993: D1, 4.

“Charting New Worlds, Camera in Hand.” The New York Times, 11 July 1993: 29.

Close, Chuck. “He Called Me Chuck.” Artforum 32, no. 1 (September 1993): 122–123.

Close, Chuck and Michael Auping. “Face to Face: Portraits from the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.” Artforum 32, no. 2 (October 1993): 66–71.

Danto, Arthur C. “Close Quarters.” Elle Decor 4, no. 1 (February/ March 1993): 98–107.

De Ferrari, Gabriella. “Close Encountered.” Mirabella, no. 54 (November 1993): 78–80.

Findsen, Owen. “Artist Provides a Close-Up of His Work.” Cincinnati Enquirer, 19 September 1993: D3.

Gardner, Paul. “Picasso: 'You Can Never Write The End'.” Art News 92, no. 4 (April 1993): 116–119.

Glueck, Grace. “Habit-Forming Close-ups; Playpen-Style Post-structuralism.” The New York Observer, 22 November 1993: 24.

“Goings On About Town: Art.” The New Yorker, 31 May 1993: 18.

“Goings On About Town: Art.” The New Yorker, 20 September 1993: 22.

Greeven, Cristina. “Chuck Close Up.” Hamptons, 31 May 1993: 74–75.

“Hanging Offence, David Sylvester at the Royal Academy.” London Review of Books, 21 October 1993: 10–11.

Herndon, David. “Shooting One-on-One.” New York Newsday, 24 March 1993: 47, 50–51.

Joyner, Will. “Is It Art? Just Ask Any Child.” The New York Times, 12 November 1993: C1, 3.

Kimmelman, Michael. “Art in Review: Chuck Close” (The Pace Gallery exhibition review). The New York Times, 5 November 1993: C31.

Kohen, Helen. “Photo Show Entices and Amazes.” Miami Herald, 17 January 1993: 1, 4.

Laberge, Fred. “The Art of the Blues.” Yale Alumni Magazine 56, no. 7 (May 1993): 36–43.

Laberge, Fred. “University Collectors Come Close To Creative Brilliance in Show at Yale Art Gallery.” New Haven Register, 2 May 1993: D1, 4.

MacAdam, Barbara. “The Strength of a Lion.” Art News 92, no. 3 (March 1993): 19.

MacAdam, Barbara. “The Mind and the Fingertips.” Art News 92, no. 5 (May 1993): 28.

Malcolm, Daniel R. “Pring Project by Chuck Close.” The Print Collector’s Newsletter 23 (November 1993–December 1994): 178.

Newhall, Edith. “Close to the Edge.” Creativity Magazine (1993): 38–41.

Noda, Masaaki. “Artist of Wheelchair.” Chugoku Shinbun (Japan), 9 November 1993: 12.

Peers, Alexandra. “Unlikely Alliance Creates Largest Art Dealership.” The Wall Street Journal, 28 October 1993: C1, 24.

Perl, Jed. “Code name: painting.” New Criterion (December 1993): 46–51.

Rosen, Steven. “First Sightings and Second Takes.” The Denver Post, 4 April 1993: E1, 11.

Saltz, Jerry. “Let Us Now Praise Artist’s Artists.” Art + Auction 15, no. 9 (April 1993): 74–79, 115.

Schwartzman, Allan. “Can I Interest You in a Schnabel, Mr. Ovitz?” The New York Times Magazine, 3 October 1993: 30–33, 42, 44, 50.

Slonim, Jeffrey. “A Thousand Words.” Artforum 31, no. 4 (December 1993): 7–8.

Smith, Roberta. “A Remembrance of Whitney Biennials Past.” The New York Times, 28 February 1993: section 2: 1, 31.

Tallmer, Jerry. “Going Places with Faces.” New York Post, 13 August 1993: 32.

Tanaka, Hiroko. “Chuck Close: An Artist of Wonder.” Asahi Shimbun Weekly AERA (Japan), 20 December 1993: 46.

Van Wyck, Bronson. “Interview: Chuck Close.” The Yale Literary Magazine 5, no. 2 & 3 (Autumn & Spring 1993–1994): 44–49.

Vogel, Carol. “Finding the Specialists Upstairs in SoHo.” The New York Times, 16 April 1993: C1, C26.

Wallach, Amei. “Close Builds to a Dazzling Solution.” New York Newsday, 29 October 1993: part 2, page 87.

Zimmer, William. “Yale Celebrates Its Artists and Its Collectors Since 1950.” The New York Times, 27 June 1993: 14.


“A Century of Changes in Photography Explored in Exhibition at the Museum of Fine Art, Houston.” Photique Magazine, Camera Shopper, no. 25 (February 1992): 37.

Abraham, Bryin. “The Making of Men: Persona at the Museum of Photographic Arts.” Artweek, 26 March 1992: 12–13.

Ament, Deloris Tarzan. “He Lost his Hands, but not his Art.” Seattle Times/Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 4 October 1992: L8.

Armstrong, Richard. “American Life in American Art, 1950–1990.” Atelier (March 1992): 43–55.

Auping, Michael. “Chuck Close: The Ironies of Janet.” Albright-Knox Art Gallery Calendar (December 1992): 1, 3.

Barcott, Bruce. “Close to Home.” Seattle Weekly, 14 October 1992: 29.

Brozan, Nadine. “Chronicle: Of the Many Called to Arts and Letters, a Few are Chosen.” The New York Times, 3 April 1992.

Brozan, Nadine. “Chronicle.” The New York Times, 26 October 1992: B9.

Close, Chuck. “Janet.” American Art 6 (Spring 1992): 58–59.

Close, Chuck. “Chuck Close.” Aperture, no. 129 (Fall 1992): 24–25.

Decter, Joshua. “New York in Review.” Arts Magazine 66, no. 6 (February 1992): 78–80.

Gardner, Paul. “'Making the Impossible Possible'.” Art News 91, no. 5 (May 1992): 94–99.

Gopnik, Adam. “The Art World, Close-Up.” The The New Yorker, 24 February 1992: 76–78.

Gopnik, Adam. “The Art World, What Comes Naturally.” The The New Yorker, 20 July 1992: 66–68.

Graham-Dixon, Andrew. “Facial disfigurement.” Independent, 21 July 1992: 14.

Kaufman, Jason Edward. “Radical New Curatorial Studies Program Christened at Bard College.” Atelier (July 1992).

Kiraly, Philippa. “Home is Where the Art Is.” Eastside Week, 10 June 1992: 27.

Morgan, Robert C. “Psycho.” Tema Celeste (Summer 1992): 79.

Neal, Bill. “Chuck Close.” Q: A Journal of Art (Cornell University) (May 1992): 4–6.

Princenthal, Nancy. “Chuck Close at Pace” (exhibition review). Art in America 80, no. 3 (March 1992): 114–115, illustrated.

Raynor, Vivien. “Differences Can Outweigh Similarities in Photo-Realism.” The New York Times, 5 January 1992.

Sacharow, Anya. “Spectrum.” Art News 91, no. 6 (Summer 1992): 27.

Saltz, Jerry. “The Ten Commandments of Taste.” Art + Auction 25, no. 4 (November 1992): 104–109.

Sansegundo, Sheridan. “At The Galleries.” East Hampton Star, 9 April 1992: section II: 7.

Schjeldahl, Peter. “On View: Chuck Close” (The Pace Gallery exhibition review). Flash Art, no. 162 (January/February 1992): 164, illustrated.

Schwartzman, Allan. “Don't Turn Back: Chuck Close.” Interview 22, no. 1 (January 1992): 56–57.

Seward, Keith. “Psycho.” Artforum (September 1992): 97.

Smallwood, Lynn. “Goings On: Close Encounter.” Seattle Weekly, 7 October 1992: 41.

Tully, Judd. “The 'M' Word.” Art + Auction 14, no. 10 (May 1992): 108–113, 152–153.

Walls, Jeannette. “Intelligencer.” New York, 14 September 1992: 25.

Yazaki, Yukiko. “New York Life Style.” Oggi (Japan), no. 3 (March 1992): 52–53.


“A Close Look at Portraits.” MoMA Members Quarterly (Spring 1991): 26.

“Access for Artists with Disabilities: Interview with Chuck Close.” FYI 7, no. 1 (Spring 1991): 1.

Anderson, Susan Heller. “Chronicle.” The New York Times, 11 March 1991: B11.

Bard, Ellin A. “Fischl and Close at Guild Hall.” Dan's Papers (East Hampton, New York), 28 June 1991: 49.

Braff, Phyllis. “Fischl and Close’s Highly Potent Images.” The New York Times (Long Island Edition), 23 June 1991: 19.

Chadwick, Susan. “MFA Show Contrasts Photographic Works of the Past, Present.” Houston, 13 December 1991: E1, E5.

Cummings, Mary. “Close, Fischl Attract Flock.” Southampton Press, 20 June 1991: B1, B6.

Decter, Joshua. “Reviews.” Arts Magazine (April 1991): 102.

Duggan, Laura. “Face it; this is Chuck’s Choice.” Daily News, 8 March 1991: 40.

Flam, Jack. “Pluralistic and Perky.” The Wall Street Journal, 22 May 1991: A12.

Gardner, Paul. “What Artists Like About the Art They Like When They Don't Know Why.” Art News 90, no. 8 (October 1991): 116–121.

(Video) Getting to Know - Chuck Close

Glueck, Grace. “In the Art World, As in Baseball, Free Agents Abound.” The New York Times, 14 January 1991: C11, C15.

“Goings On About Town” (The Pace Gallery exhibition review). The New Yorker, 2 December 1991: 20.

Grundberg, Andy. “The Modern's Blending of Mediums Is a Mixed Bag.” The New York Times, 31 March 1991: 29, 31.

Gubernick, Lisa. “Art Tutor for the Stars.” Forbes, 9 December 1991: 322–325.

Harrison, Helen A. “Focusing In on Super-Realism.” The New York Times, 28 April 1991.

Hayt-Atkins, Elizabeth. “Telegrams: USA.” Galeries Magazine (February/March 1991): 23.

Hayt-Atkins, Elizabeth. “Telegrams: USA.” Galeries Magazine (April/May 1991): 23.

Heartney, Eleanor. “Whitney Biennial.” Art News 90, no. 6 (Summer 1991): 143–144.

Hess, Elizabeth. “Upstairs, Downstairs.” The Village Voice, 30 April 1991: 93–94.

Hoban, Phoebe. “Artists on the Beach.” New York Magazine, 1–8 July 1991: 38–42, 44.

Honan, William H. “In Brooklyn, Congress Hears from Artists.” The New York Times, 29 October 1991: C18.

Honan, William H. “Through Loophole in Tax Law, Art Gifts Pour Into Museums.” The New York Times, 12 December 1991: C15, 19.

Hugo, Joan. “'Head-On/The Modern Portrait'.” Art Issues, no. 19 (September/October 1991).

Johnson, Ken. “Chuck Close at MOMA.” Art in America 79, no. 5 (May 1991): 167–168.

Johnson, Ken. “The Whitney’s Generational Saga.” Art in America 79, no. 6 (June 1991): 44–49, 51.

Kagan, Ellen. “I Ritratti di Chuck Close.” Aste & Mercati (October 1991).

Levin, Kim. “Choices: Art.” The Village Voice, 12 February 1991: 96.

Kimmelman, Michael. “Chuck Close Browses and Assembles an Exhibition.” The New York Times, 18 January 1991: C32.

Kimmelman, Michael. “An Antidote to the Blockbluster Syndrome.” The New York Times, 10 March 1991: 33.

Kimmelman, Michael. “At the Whitney, a Biennial That's Eager to Please.” The New York Times, 19 April 1991.

Kimmelman, Michael. “The Year in the Arts: Art & Photography/1991.” The New York Times, 29 December 1991: H31.

Knight, Christopher. “Face to Face With Faces in 'Head-On'.” Los Angeles Times, 26 June 1991: F1, 5.

Larson, Kay. “Spectator Sport.” New York Magazine 24, no. 29, 29 July 1991: 50.

Larson, Kay. “Whitney Biennial.” Galleries Magazine (July 1991): 68–71.

Larson, Kay. “Close Encounter” (The Pace Gallery exhibition review). New York 24, no. 47, 2 December 1991: 148, illustrated.

Leigh, Christian. “The 1991 Whitney Biennial.” Flash Art (September 1991): 161.

Levin, Kim. “Voice Choices: Art.” The Village Voice 36, no. 48, 26 November 1991.

Lipson, Karin. “It's Not Real, It's Super-Realism!” New York Newsday, 26 April 1991.

Long, Robert. “Perspectives: Eric Fischl's Provocative Images Lack Substance.” Southampton Press, 18 July 1991: B6.

McEvilley, Thomas. “Two Big Shows: Post-Modernism and Its Discontents/New York: The Whitney Biennial.” Artforum 29 no. 10 (Summer 1991): 98–101.

McQuaid, Cate. “Near and Dear? An Artist Who Truly Gets Up Close and Personal.” Boston Phoenix, 15 November 1991.

Muchnic, Suzanne. “A Portrait of the Artist as Curator.” Los Angeles Times, 26 June 1991: F1, 4.

Nathan, Jean. “Le jour où les premiers missiles ont atteint Israël.” Voir, no. 79 (May 1991): 31–33.

Newhall, Edith. “Close to the Edge.” New York 24, no. 15, 15 April 1991: 38–46.

Niesyn, Karin. “Super-Real.” Fairfield County Advocate, 19–25 December 1991: 8.

Pacheo, Patrick. “Point Counterpoint.” Art & Antiques 8 (October 1991): 71–75.

Parks, Steve. “The Grand Museum Tour.” New York Newsday, 3 May 1991: 84–85, 100.

Ratcliff, Carter. “Collapsing Hierarchies: Photography and Contemporary Art.” Aperture, no. 125 (Fall 1991): 36–41.

Robinson, Walter and Anastasia Wilkes. “Art World: Awards.” Art in America 79, no. 3 (March 1991): 166–168.

Rosenthal, Lynne. “Monumental Photos.” Southampton Press, 13 June 1991: B1.

Ross, Carolee. “Painting a controversy.” The Advocate and Greenwich Time, 15 December 1991: D1, D4.

Schjeldahl, Peter. “Past Perfect.” The Village Voice, 22 January 1991.

Schjeldahl, Peter. “Those Eyes...” The Village Voice, 5 February 1991: 85.

Slivka, Rose C.S. “From The Studio.” East Hampton Star, 27 June 1991: II–9.

Smith, Roberta. “In Portraits on a Grand Scale, Chuck Close Moves On” (The Pace Gallery exhibition review). The New York Times, 8 November 1991: C24, illustrated.

Tallman, Susan. “Whose Art Is It, Anyway?” Art in America (June 1991): 59, 61, 63.

Wallach, Amei. “A Reflection of the”Me’ and”We’ Decades.” New York Newsday, 19 April 1991: 86, 89.

Wallach, Amei. “The Will To Paint.” New York Newsday, 21 April 1991: 4–5, 18.

Wallach, Amei. “How Can You Tell A Franz Gertsch From A Chuck Close?” Parkett, no. 28 (June 1991): 44–46.

Ward, Frazer. “Chuck Close and Clint Eastwood’s Mona Lisa Smile.” Binocular (1991): 47–56.

Watson, Simon. “A Conversation between Simon Watson, Dennis Kardon, and Chuck Close.” Balcon (1991): 156–160.

Williams, Gilda, ed. “Post-High and Low: New Exhibitions at the MOMA.” Flash Art (March/April 1991): 154.

Wise, Kelly. “Vibrant Selection of Close’s Work.” Boston Globe, 4 December 1991.

Woodward, Richard B. “Snapping Up Photos.” Art News (March 1991): 26.


Aziz, Anthony. “Reality Interrogated, Chuck Close Polaroids at Adams Center.” Artweek 21, no. 1 (11 January 1990): 13.

Close, Chuck. “Transcending Prejudice; An Inside Look at Peer Review.” Vantage Point (Spring 1990): 14–15.

Decker, Andrew. “What’s He Done?” The Village Voice, 16 October 1990: 41–42.

Deitcher, David. “When Worlds Collide.” Art in America 78, no. 2 (February 1990): 120–127, 189, 191.

Ledbetter, James. “Media Blitz: Spin Art.” The Village Voice, 29 May 1990: 9.

“Pace Prints.” The Journal of Art (December 1990).

Speiser, Irene. “Gesprach mit Chuck Close: Eine Welt intimer Einzelheiten.” Photographie, no. 9 (September 1990): 50–52.

Taranfino, Michael. “The Machine and the Wheels.” Bulletin, 24 May 1990.

“The Media Landscape, Image World: Art and Media Culture.” Lapiz (February 1990): 76–83.

Twardy, Chuck. “An Eye for Art.” Orlando Sentinel, 25 February 1990: F1, F12.


Armstrong, Elizabeth. “First Impressions.” The Print Collector’s Newsletter 20 (May–June 1989): 41–46.

“Close Gets Frantic About Nudes, Flowers.” Chicago Magazine (February 1989): 24.

Daxland, John. “Art Against the Deal.” Daily News, 2 December 1989: 13.

Finch, Christopher. “Color Close-Ups.” Art in America 77, no. 3 (March 1989): cover, 112–119, 161.

Finch, Christopher. “Portfolio of Color Close Ups.” Trends, no. 12 (1989): 16–25.

Fishman, Ted. C. “Up Close and Impersonal.” New City News, 16 February 1989: 14.

Foerstner, Abigail. “Photography: Three Exhibits Transform Flowers, Nudes, and the Human Face.” Chicago Tribune, 3 February 1989: 14.

Glueck, Grace. “Border Skirmist: Art and Politics.” The New York Times, 19 November 1989: C1, C25.

Goldring, Nancy. “Identity; Representations of the Self.” Arts Magazine (March 1989): 85.

Hixson, Kathryn. “Chicago in Review.” Arts Magazine 63 (May 1989): 115.

Lerner, Ralph and Judith Bresler. “Obscenity: What the Supreme Court Says.” Art News (October 1989): 144–145.

Nesbitt, Lois. “Chuck Close at Pace Gallery and Pace Prints.” Artforum 27 (January 1989): 110.

Schjeldahl, Peter. “Tomorrowland.” 7 Days 2, no. 46 (29 November 1989): 63.

Tully, Judd. “A Cavalcade of Corporate Art.” Art + Auction (October 1989): 226–230.

Westfall, Stephen. “Chuck Close.” Flash Art, no. 144 (January/February 1989): 119.

Woodward, Richard B. “Documenting an Outbreak of Self–Presentation.” The New York Times, 22 January 1989: H31.


“Assemblage-Collage Exhibition by 28 US Artists Presented.” Korea Times, 15 September 1988: 8.

“Chuck Close.” Bijutsu Techo 40, no. 600 (October 1988): 199, illustrated.

Coleman, A.D. “‘Altered Images’: Collaboration Celebrating Status.” The New York Observer, 5 December 1988: 12.

Daxland, John. “Up Close and Personal.” Daily News, 1 October 1988: 15.

Delatiner, Barbara. “The Spotlight Shines on Drawings.” The New York Times, 11 September 1988.

Flam, Jack. “Who's News in the Early Fall Art Season.” The Wall Street Journal, 28 September 1988: 22.

Gardner, Colin. “Reviews, Los Angeles, ‘Artschwager: His Peers and Persuasion, 1963–1988’.” Artforum (September 1988): 150.

Grundberg, Andy. “Blurring the Lines-Dots? Between Camera and Brush.” The New York Times, 16 October 1988: 35, 43.

Hackett, Regina. “We Knew Them When...Expatriates’ Art Returns Home for COCA Show.” Seattle Weekly, 5 October 1988: C1, C3.

Kimmelman, Michael. “Chuck Close at Pace Gallery.” The New York Times, 7 October 1988: C30.

Lewis, Jo Ann. “Chuck Close’s True Grid.” Washington Post, 5 November 1988: C2.

Lyon, Christopher. “Chuck Close at Pace and Pace/MacGill.” Art News 87, no. 10 (December 1988): 143, 145.

Newhall, Edith. “The Art of the Dealer: Keeping Pace with Arne Glimcher.” New York Magazine, 10 October 1988: 56–62.

“POP to NEO GEO and beyond.” Bijutsu Techo (Japan) 40, no. 600 (October 1988): 198–199.

Raynor, Vivien. “‘Self as Subject’ Examined in Several Mediums in Katonah.” The New York Times, 7 February 1988: 36.

Rose, Matthew. “Portraits of the Artists.” New York, 21 November 1988: 32.

Yarrow, Andrew. “The Whitney Returns to Downtown.” The New York Times, 16 April 1988: 12.


Close, Chuck. “Calamita per talenti di tutto il mondo.” Il Giornale dell’Arte (April 1987).

Close, Chuck. “New York Studio Events.” Independent Curators Incorporated Newsletter 2, no. 3 (Fall 1987): 2.

Close, Chuck. “Leslie.” Art in America 75 (February 1987): 55.

Cunningham, Anne. “‘Portrayals’ Seeks Measure of Truth by Revealing Little Lies.” The Indianapolis Star, 6 December 1987: E12.

Grundberg, Andy. “Where Blurred Focus Makes Sharp Statements.” The New York Times, 20 December 1987: 39, 42.

Johnson, Ken. “Photographs by Chuck Close.” Arts Magazine 61, no. 9 (May 1987): 20–23.

Kohen, Helen L. “FIU Exhibition Comes Face to Face with the Portrait.” The Miami Herald, 10 May 1987: 4K.

McGill, Douglas C. “Art People: A Life Saving Métier.” The New York Times, 23 October 1987: C40.

Pradel, Jean-Louis. “Jean-Olivier Hucleux, Chuck Close, les réalités improbables.” Art Press, no. 120 (December 1987): 34–37.

Smecchia, Muni de. “artisti nel loro studio: Chuck Close.” Vogue Italia, no. 446 (April 1987): 144–147, 201, 204.

Squiers, Carol. “The Monopoly of Appearances.” Flash Art (February/March 1987): 98–100.

Steiner, Wendy. “Postmodernist Portraits.” Art Journal 46, no. 3 (Fall 1987): 173–177.

Varnedoe, Kirk. “An interview with Chuck Close.” World Art, no.1 (1987): 32–37.


Box, Michiel. “Hayden Gallery Exhibition Provocative.” The Tech, 29 January 1986: 11, 14.

Close, Chuck. “New York in the Eighties: A Symposium.” New Criterion 4 (Summer 1986): 12–14.

Davis, Douglas. “The Return of the Nude.” Newsweek, 1 September 1986: 78–79.

Fischl, Eric. “Sketchbook with Voices.” Vanity Fair (August 1986): 24.

Grundberg, Andy. “A Big Show That's About Something Larger Than Size.” The New York Times, 23 February 1986: 35.

Poirier, Maurice. “Chuck Close at Pace.” Art News 85, no. 5 (May 1986): 127.

Raynor, Vivien. “Chuck Close at Pace.” The New York Times, 28 February 1986: C21.

Taylor, Robert. “Unclothed Figures Stripped of Meaning.” Boston Globe, 12 January 1986: B2.


Bonetti, David. “Nude dissenting...” Boston Phoenix, 24 December 1985, section 3.

Everingham, Carol. J. “Chuck, up Close.” The Houston Post, 1 March 1985: 3E.

Gibson, Eric. “Thinking About the Seventies.” New Criterion 3, no. 9 (May 1985): 45, 48.

Grundberg, Andy. “Chuck Close at Pace/MacGill.” Art in America 73, no. 5 (May 1985): 174–175.

Hagen, Charles. “Chuck Close/Pace/Macgill.” Artforum 23, no. 8 (April 1985): 96–7.

Hartman, Rose. “Close Encounters.” American Photographer 14, no. 4 (April 1985): 8.

Johnson, Patricia C. “Artist’s Imagery of Dots is Message in Itself.” Houston Chronicle, 8 March 1985.

Jordan, Jim. “A Question of Scale.” Artweek 16, no. 25 (13 July 1985): 10.

Matsumura, Toshio. “New Type of Portrait with Great Versatility of Technique: The Chuck Close Exhibition.” Sankei Shimbun, 22 March 1985.

“NY Contemporary Drawing.” Studio Voice 114 (May 1985): 45, illustrated.

Obigane, Shoro. “Chuck Close.” Pia (Japan), 8 March 1985.

Tanaka, Kojin. “The Correct Chuck Close Exhibition: Mysterious Powerful Portrait out of Pains-taking System.” Mainichi Shimbun, 15 March 1985.

Trebay, Guy. “An Opinionated Survey of the Weeks Events.” The Village Voice, 29 January 1985: 63–64.


Close, Chuck, Amy Baker Sandback and Ingrid Sischy. “A Progression by Chuck Close: Who’s Afraid of Photography.” Artforum 22, no. 9 (May 1984): 50–55.

Forgey, Benjamin. “The Hirshhorn’s Big Draw.” Washington Post, 15 March 1984: D1, D13.

Kelly, Jeff. “American Art Since 1970: A Shaky Transition.” Artweek 15, no. 14 (7 April 1984): 1.

Levin, Kim. “We Remember MOMA.” The Village Voice, 22 May 1984: 88–89.

McDarrah, Timothy. “East Hampton Painter, Chuck Close.” Hamptons Newspaper/Magazine, 16 August 1984: 8–9.

Sager, Peter. “Mehr Als Die Augen Sehen.” Zeit Magazin, no. 5, 27 January 1984: 62–64, 66.

Steele, Mike. “Exhibit opens new facilities at Walker.” Minneapolis Star and Tribune, 23 September 1984: 1G, 6GX.

Thurler, Peg. “Viewpoint: Artist as Photographer.” Summit Herald, 15 December 1984: 5.

Wallach, Amei. “Black-tie Welcome for the Expanded MoMA.” New York Newsday, 9 May 1984: 49.


Baker, Kenneth. “Leaving His Fingerprints.” Christian Science Monitor, 12 August 1983: 20.

Close, Chuck. “An Interview with Chuck Close.” Interview by Jane Cottingham. American Artist 47, no. 490 (May 1983): 62–67, 102–105.

Danoff, I. Michael. “Chuck Close's Linda.” Arts Magazine 57, no. 5 (January1983): 110–111.

Larson, Kay. “Chuck Close at Pace.” New York 16, no. 12, 21 March 1983: 59–60.

Moritz, Charles, ed. “Chuck Close.” Current Biography 44, no. 7 (July 1983): 9–12.

Peters, Lisa. “Reviews: Chuck Close at Pace.” Arts Magazine 57, no. 9 (May 1983): 52.

Raynor, Vivien. “Art: Chuck Close With Friends as Models.” The New York Times, 4 March 1983.

“Self Portraits.” New York 16, no. 21 (23 May 1983): 30–35.

Tully, Judd. “Old Masters, New Masters.” Horizon 26, no. 6 (September 1983): 54–63.

Tully, Judd. “Paper Chase.” Portfolio 5, no. 3 (May/June 1983): 78–85.


Ackerman, Jennifer. “Agressive image, painterly gestures: Looking at some Close-ups.” Yale Alumni Magazine (June 1982): 42, 44–45.

Allen, Jane Addams. “25 Artists: A Show of Quality by 20th Century Masters.” Washington Times, 31 December 1982: 1B, 2B.

Baker, Kenneth. “Drawing Conclusions.” Boston Phoenix, 20 April 1982: section 3: 10–11.

Baldwin, Roger. “Close Up.” New Haven Advocate, 3 February 1982: 13–15, cover.

Carr, Genie. “He Takes Art to New Heights: Artist Extends Himself with 9-Foot High Works.” Sentinel (Winston-Salem, North Carolina), 7 May 1982: 28.

Cebulski, Frank. “Close to Photography.” Artweek 13, no. 15, 17 April 1982: 11.

Cohen, Ronny. “New Editions: Chuck Close.” Art News 81, no. 4 (April 1982): 102.

Daulte, Francois. “La Pace Gallery et l'Art vivant aux U.S.A.” L'Oeil, no. 326 (September 1982): 48–55.

DeLoach, Douglass. “UP CLOSE: An Interview with Chuck Close.” Art Papers 6, no. 2 (March–April 1982): 2–3.

Fox, Catherine. “Artist Finds 9-Foot Portraits Can Cause Trauma For Subject.” Atlanta Constiution, 25 January 1982: B1, B3.

Jensen, Nina, ed. “Children, Teenagers and Adults in Museums: A Developmental Perspective.” Museum News 60, no. 5 (May/June 1982): 25–30.

Lewallen, Constance. “Close Up Close.” University Museum Berkeley Bulletin (February 1982): 11.

Lewallen, Constance. “Billboard-Scale Photos by Close.” University Art Museum Berkeley Bulletin (March 1982): 2.

Lewis, Jo Ann. “Portraits of the Artist.” Washington Post, 16 December 1982.

Morch, Al. “Polaroid’s”Transfiguration.’” San Francisco Examiner, 22 March 1982: E5.

Muchnic, Suzanne. “Chuck Close Keeps his Distance.” Los Angeles Times, 15 June 1982.

“Paper Turns into Art in Itself at Cleveland Institute.” YoungstownVindicator (Ohio), 23 December 1982.

Perreault, John. “Paperworks.” American Craft 42, no. 4 (August/September 1982): 2–7.

Perreault, John. “The Year in Pictures (Among Other Things).” Soho Weekly News, 12 January 1982: 42.

Perreault, John. “Realisms.” Art Xpress 2, no. 2 (March/April 1982): 34–38.

Ratcliff, Carter. “New York Letter.” Art International 25, no. 1–2 (January 1982): 114–121.

Shinn, Doroth. “A Close Look At Linda.” Akron Beacon Journal, 8 August 1982: 8–10.

Shinn, Dorothy. “Akron Aquired Major Artwork.” Akron Beacon Journal, 6 August 1982: A1.

Taylor, Robert. “Great Big Drawings: ‘Sometimes they work’.” Boston Globe, 18 April 1982.

Temko, Allan. “Transfiguration of a Masterpiece.” Review, 28 March 1982: 13–14.


Appelo, Tim. “Too Close for Comfort.” Seattle Times: Pacific Northwest Magazine 15, no. 9 (December 1981): 32–34.

Artner, Alan. “Close Encounters at the MCA: No Longer Radical or Realistic.” Chicago Tribune, 15 February 1981: 13.

Bass, Ruth. “Close Portraits (The Whitney Museum of American Art).” Art News 80, no. 9 (November 1981): 189.

Bourdon, David. “Art, Chuck Close: Portraits.” Vogue (January 1981): 27, 30.

Canaday, John. “Painters Who Put the World into Sharp Focus.” Smithsonian 12, no. 7 (October 1981): 68–77.

Casademont, Joan. “‘Close Portraits’ Whitney Museum of American Art.” Artforum 20, no. 2 (October 1981): 74.

“Close up Close (St. Louis Art Museum).” Connaisance des Arts, no. 347 (January 1981): 12.

Diamonstein, Barbaralee and Thomas B. Hess. “Latent Images: For the Love of Debased Art.” American Photographer 5, no. 2 (February 1981): 33.

Elliott, David. “Chuck Close Moves Beyond Photo-Perfect.” Sun-Times, 15 February 1981: 22–23.

Farnon, Patrick. “The Man Who Measures Fame.” Vision (June 1981): 41–44.

Gardner, Paul. “Confessions of a Plaintain Chip Eater or Artists Are Just Like the Rest of Us.” Art News 80, no. 1 (January 1981): 136–138.

Glueck, Grace. “Artist Chuck Close: I Wanted to Make Images That Knock Your Socks Off!’” The New York Times, 10 June 1981: C26.

Goodyear, Jr., Frank H. “American Realism Since 1960: Beyond the 'Perfect Green Pea’.” Portfolio 3, no. 6 (November/December 1981): 72–81.

Hoelterhoff, Manuela. “Close-Ups By Close.” The Wall Street Journal, 17 April 1981: 21.

Hughes, Robert. “Close, Closer, Closest.” Time 117, no. 17, 27 April 1981: 60.

Kramer, Hilton. “Chuck Close's Break with Photography.” The New York Times, 19 April 1981: D29, D32.

Kramer, Hilton. “Portraiture: The Living Art.” Bazaar, no. 3232 (March 1981): 14, 26, 28.

Larson, Kay. “Dead End Realism.” New York 14, no. 42, 26 October 1981: 94–95.

Larson, Kay. “Art: Chuck Close.” New York 14, no. 19, 11 May 1981: 74–75.

Levin, Kim and McDarrah. “Close-Ups.” The Village Voice, 22–28 April 1981: 64–65.

Levine, Joan. “Reality, Abstract Converge: Close Art Begs a Closer Look.” The San Diego Union, 18 June 1981: C1, C4.

“Long Island Where New York’s”Reigning Artists’ Live.” ART: Das Kunstmagazin (January 1981): 20–37.

Mann, Maybelle. “On Art: Whitney Has Variety.” Times Herald Record, 23 May 1981: 34.

Marzorait, Gerald. “Art Picks.” The Soho News, 22 April 1981.

McClain, Matthew. “Realist Blockbuster Stirs Controversy: Interview with Curator Frank Goodyear.” New Art Examiner 9, no. 3 (December 1981): 7–27.

Perreault, John. “Encounters of the Close Kind.” Soho Weekly News, 20 April 1981: 45

Perreault, John. “Photorealing in the Years.” Soho Weekly News, 20 October 1981: 64.

Russell, John. “Art: New Gallery for Old Masters.” The New York Times, 9 October 1981: C23.

Schjeldahl, Peter. “Realism on the Comeback Trail.” The Village Voice, 11–17 November 1981: 77.

Shaman, Sanford Sivitz. “An Interview with Philip Pearlstein.” Art in America 69, no. 7 (September 1981): 120–126.

Turner, Richard A. “Instant Masterpieces: Raphael, Polaroid, and the Holy Ghost.” Art Journal 41, no. 4 (Winter 1981): 367–370.

Wallach, Amei. “Looking Closer at Chuck Close.” New York Newsday, 19 April 1981: 17–18.

Wilson, William. “The Chilly Charms of Close.” Los Angeles Times, 8 June 1981: 1, 5.

Wolff, Theodore F. “Huge, Photographically Exact Paintings of Faces That? Signify What?” Christian Science Monitor, 29 April 1981.


Anderson, Alexandra, Carrie Rickey and Guy Trebay. “Up Against Wall Street: An Investor’s Guide to Galleries.” The Village Voice, 15–21 October 1980: 67–69, 76.

Andreae, Christopher. “Taking a Look.” Christian Science Monitor, 19 March 1980: 20.

Blau, Douglas. “Artists by Artists.” Arts Magazine 54, no. 6 (February 1980): 12.

Bourdon, David. “Chuck Close: Portraits.” Vogue (January 1980): 27.

Bredahl, Noel. “A Close First at the Walker.” St. Paul Dispatch, Extra/Entertainment, 25 September 1980: C1, C18.

Cavaliere, Barbara. “Art Reviews: Chuck Close.” Arts Magazine 54, no. 6 (February 1980): 33.

Diamonstein, Barbaralee. “Chuck Close: ‘I'm Some Kind of a Slow Motion Cornball.’” Art News 79, no. 6 (Summer 1980): cover, 112–116.

Donker, Peter P. “School of Realism Runs to (Top) Class at the Danforth.” Sunday Telegram (Worcester), 25 May 1980: 20A, 22A.

Forgey, Benjamin. “Why Artist Persist in Self-Portraits.” Washington Star (1980): D1, D4.

Glueck, Grace. “How Picasso’s Vision Affects American Artists.” The New York Times, 22 June 1980, section 2: 1, 25.

Grundberg, Andy. “20 x 24 at Light.” Art in America 68, no. 2 (February 1980): 134–135.

Hegeman, William. “Huge Faces are the Heady Trademark of ‘Slow-Motion Cornball’ Chuck Close.” Minneapolis Tribune Picture, 26 October 1980: 10–18.

Kertess, Klaus. “Figuring It Out.” Artforum 19, no. 3 (November 1980): 30–35.

King, Mary. “Intimate and Cool Too.” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 14 December 1980: 5C.

Kramer, Hilton. “Today's Avant-Garde Artists Have Lost the Power to Shock.” The New York Times, 16 November 1980: 1, 27.

Meisel, Louis K. “Fifteen Years of Photo-Realism.” Horizon 23, no. 11 (November 1980): 52–59.

Raddatz, Fritz J. “Amerika auf der Suche nach seinen Wurzeln.” Die Zeit, 26 December 1980: 29.

Salgado, Robert J. “Polaroid Big Shots.” Bulletin, 2 May 1980: A37.

Schwartz, Ellen. “New York Reviews: Chuck Close at Pace.” Art News 79, no. 1 (January 1980): 157.

Shepherd, Michael. “Corkers and Pace-setters.” What's On In London, 27 June 1980: 48.

Shepherd, Michael. “I've Got A Little List.” Sunday Telegraph, 29 June 1980.

Simon, Joan. “Close Encounters.” Art in America 68, no. 2 (February 1980): 81–83.

Spalding, Frances. “Ten American Artists.” Arts Review, 4 July 1980.

Taylor, John Russell. “The Arts: Ten Americans from Pace.” Times, 24 June 1980.

Vaizey, Marina. “The Name of the Game.” Sunday Times, 29 June 1980

(Video) Chuck Close Discusses Big Self-Portrait (1967–1968)

Vaizey, Marina. “The Name of the Game.” Daily Telegraph, 28 June 1980.

Wierzbicki, James. “Artist’s Hand Rivals Camera’s Eye in His Portraits of Friends.” St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 12 December 1980: B1, B3.


Arthur, John. “Kinds of Realism.” Allan Frumkin Gallery Newsletter, no. 7 (Winter 1979): 3.

Carr, Carolyn. “Grids: Format and Image in 20th Century Art.” Dialogue (Akron Art Institute), (March/April 1979): 4–5.

Close, Chuck. “Phil: Six Images.” The Paris Review 21, no. 75 (Spring 1979): 107–114.

DeKay, Ormonde Jr. “Portraits: The Hard Way’ Shikler, Grausman, Close.” Art/World 4, no. 2, 20 October–17 November 1979: 4.

Gliewe, Gert. “Münchner Kunstsommer ist besser als sein Ruf.” TZ, 7 July 1979: 6.

Glueck, Grace. “Art Dealers Revel in Boom From Amulets to Photographs.” The New York Times, 6 December 1979: 17.

Harshman, Barbara. “Grids.” Arts Magazine 53, no. 6 (February 1979): 4.

Harshman, Barbara. “Photo-realist Printmaking.” Arts Magazine 53, no. 6 (February 1979): 17.

Jadwin, Diane Levine. “Painting From the Photograph: A Modern American Realism.” The Barat Review, A Journal of Literature and the Arts 7, no. 1 (Spring 1979): 39–45.

Joaido, Phillip and Gilles Neret. “Les Americains: toujours le plus forts?” Connaissance des Arts, no. 333 (November 1979): 102–109.

Kramer, Hilton. “Chuck Close–In Flight from the Realist Impulse” (The Pace Gallery exhibition review). The New York Times, 4 November 1979: 33, 36.

Kramer, Hilton. “Back to Beaubourg: A Modern Exposition Palace.” The New York Times, 1 July 1979: 1, 25.

Le Brun, Fred. “‘Faculty Choice: A Top Art Show.” Times Union (Albany), 28 January 1979: E1–2.

Paine, Stephen D. “Interview: Stephan D. Paine Talks with Paul Cummings.” Drawing 1, no. 2 (July–August 1979): 32–36.

Paris, Jeanne. “Art Review Exhibits for Everyone.” New York Newsday (Nassau), 2 November 1979: 17.

Perreault, John. “Post-Photorealism.” Soho Weekly News, 22 November 1979: 19.

Preston, Malcolm. “Art Review:”Realist Space’ at C.W. Post.” New York Newsday, 12 December 1979.

Rice, Shelley. “Image Making.” Soho Weekly News, 24 May 1979: 50.

Shirley, David. “Looking Back at the Future.” The New York Times, 11 November 1979: 25.

Stevens, Nancy. “In Camera: Artists KO Camera Color.” American Photographer 2, no. 5 (May 1979): 8.

Tallmer, Jerry. “All Equal on the Grid.” The New York Post, 27 October 1979: 15.

Thornton, Gene. “A Curator’s Curiosity.” The New York Times, 3 June 1979: 27, 30.

Whelan, Richard. “Discerning Trends at the Whitney.” Art News 78, no. 4 (April 1979): 84, 86–87.

Zimmer, William. “Barefoot Cheek.” Soho Weekly News, 1 February 1979: 51.

Zimmer, William. “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Grids.” Soho Weekly News, 28 December 1979.


Braff, Phyllis. “From the Studio.” East Hampton Star, 3 August 1978: 9.

Cahill, Janet. “It’s Art’s New Face.” The Sun (Melbourne), 21 July 1978: 15.

Harshman, Barbara. “An Interview with Chuck Close.” Arts Magazine 52, no. 10 (June 1978): 142–145 and cover.

Heinrichs, Paul. “Genesis of a Great Ambition.” The Age (Melbourne), 19 July 1978: 2.

Kline, Katy. “‘Painting of 70’s Exhibit Has Variety.” Courier-Express, 9 December 1978.

Kramer, Hilton. “A Brave Attempt to Encapsulate a Decade.” The New York Times, 17 December 1978: 39, 55.

Levin, Kim. “Chuck Close: Decoding the Image.” Arts Magazine 52, no. 10 (June 1978): 146–149 and cover.

Lifson, Ben. “Approaching Avedon.” The Village Voice, 16 October 1978: 127.

Mackie, Alwynne. “New Realism and The Photographic Look.” American Art Review 4, no. 6 (November 1978): 72–79, 132–134.

O’Conor, Mary. “Eight Artists.” East Hampton Star, 17 July 1978: 14.

Perreault, John. “Photo-Realist Principles.” American Art Review 4, no. 6 (November 1978): 108–111, 141.

Ratcliff, Carter. “Making it in the Art World: A Climber's Guide.” New York Magazine 2, no. 48 (27 November 1978): 61–67.

Shapiro, Michael. “Changing Variables: Chuck Close & His Prints.” The Print Collector’s Newsletter 9, no. 3 (July–August 1978): 69–73.

Shirley, David L. “More Real Than Real.” The New York Times (Long Island Edition), 6 August 1978: 14.

Wilson, Bruce. “Memo Mr. Mollison.” The Sun (Melbourne), 22 July 1978: 34–35.


Bourdon, David. “Time Means Nothing to a Realist.” The Village Voice 21, no. 3, 16 May 1977: C19.

Bourdon, David. “Redrawing the Lines of Drawing.” The Village Voice 21, no. 3, 17 January 1977: 77.

Cavaliere, Barbara. “Arts Reviews: Chuck Close.” Arts Magazine 52, no. 1 (September 1977): 22.

“Chuck Close (M & D).” Flash Art, no. 76/77 (July/August 1977): 25.

French-Frazier, Nina. “New York Reviews: Chuck Close.” Art News 76, no. 8 (October 1977): 130.

Glueck, Grace. “The 20th Century Artists Most Admired By Other Artists.” Art News 76, no. 9 (November 1977): 78–103.

Goldenthal, Jolene. “Close’s Purged Portraits.” Hartford Courant, 20 November 1977: 2G.

Hanson, Bernard. “Chuck Close: The Artist for People Who Are Tired of Everything Else.” West Hartford News, 29 December 1977: 7.

Hess, Thomas B. “Americans in Paris.” New York, 18 July 1977: 50–52.

Hess, Thomas B. “Up Close with Richard and Philip and Nancy and Klaus.” New York 10, no. 22, 30 May 1977: 95–97.

Hughes, Robert. “Blowing Up the Closeup.” Time, 23 May 1977: 92.

Hughes, Robert. “The Botch of an Epic Theme.” Time, 11 July 1977: 74–75.

Makin, Jeffrey. “Realism from the Squad.” Sun (Melbourne), 19 October 1977: 43.

Perreault, John. “Abstract Heads.” Soho Weekly News, 19 May 1977: 18.

Ratcliff, Carter. “New York Letter.” Art International 21, no. 4 (July/August 1977): 78–79.

Richard, Paul. “Big Name Artists and”New Etchers.’” Washington Post, 2 February 1977: C9.

Russell, John. “Big Heads by Chuck Close.” The New York Times, 6 May 1977: C19.

Sondheim, Alan. “Dots, Brackets, Salt and Other Questions.” Hartford Advocate, 14 December 1977: 50–51.

Steinbach, Alice. “A Clean, Well-Lighted Space.” Cultural Post, no. 12 (July–August 1977): 6–7.

Stevens, Mark. “Close Up Close.” Newsweek, 23 May 1977: 68.

Wilson, William. “Documenta 6: More Moving Than Good.” Los Angeles Times, 3 July 1977: 1, 72.


Adrian, Dennis. “Art Imitating Life in a Great Big Way.” Chicago Daily News, 16–17 October 1976.

Alloway, Lawrence. “Art.” The Nation 222, no. 17 (May 1976).

Artner, Alan. “Mirroring the Merits of a Showing of Photorealism.” Chicago Tribune, 24 October 1976.

Beamguard, Bud. “Close, Zucker, Artschwager.” Artweek 7, no. 33, 2 October 1976: 1, 23–24.

Chase, Linda. “Photo-Realism; Post-Modernist Illusionism.” Art International 20, no. 3–4 (March/April 1976): 14–27.

Close, Chuck. “The Art of Portraiture in the Words of Four New York Artists.” The New York Times, 31 October 1976: 29.

Gold, Barbara. “Art Notes: New Technique Enough?” Baltimore Sun, 11 April 1976.

Gorney, J. “Reviews: Drawing Today in New York.” Art Journal 36, no. 2 (Winter 1976–1977): 143.

Greenwood, Michael. “Towards a Definition of Realism: Reflections on the Rothmans Show.” Artscanada 33, no. 4 (December 1976–January 1977): 6–22.

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What does Chuck Close say about being overwhelmed by the size of a problem? ›

If you're overwhelmed by the size of a problem, break it down into many bite-size pieces. Quadriplegics don't envy the able-bodied, we envy paraplegics. We think they've got a much easier row to hoe. There's always someone worse off than you.

Did Chuck Close have dementia? ›

After Close died, his neurologist, Thomas M. Wisniewski, said that Close's inappropriate sexual behavior, alleged to have occurred from at least 2001 to 2013, could be attributed to his 2015 diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia.

What disease does Chuck Close have? ›

Since childhood, Close has lived with muscle weakness that remains undiagnosed, dyslexia (a reading disability that occurs when the brain does not properly recognize and process certain symbols), and prosopagnosia (or "face blindness," an impairment in the ability to recognize or differentiate between human faces).

Why was Chuck Close in a wheelchair? ›

In 1988, Chuck Close suffered a collapsed spinal artery, which at first left him paralyzed from the neck down. After a partial recovery, he was able to paint from his wheelchair, using brushes strapped to his hand.

What method does Chuck Close use to break down an image? ›

He uses a grid to divide it into smaller units and to maintain the proportional scale between the photo and the much larger canvas. Often applying a grid to the canvas as well, he transfers the image square by square from photo to canvas.

What technique does Chuck Close use? ›

As a result of these oversized works, critics described him as a “photo-realist.” He experimented with an airbrush, fingerprint marks, fragments of paper pulp, acrylic, oil, watercolor, printmaking, and even daguerreotype photography.

What is frontotemporal dementia? ›

Frontotemporal dementia is an uncommon type of dementia that causes problems with behaviour and language. Dementia is the name for problems with mental abilities caused by gradual changes and damage in the brain. Frontotemporal dementia affects the front and sides of the brain (the frontal and temporal lobes).

Is Chuck Close still alive? ›

What are 3 interesting facts about Chuck Close? ›

Chuck Close's early life was spent in Monroe, Washington. Chuck is not his birth name. Close's original name was Charles Thomas Close, which was changed later for an alias or artistic name called Chuck Close. Chuck had a rough start as Leslie Durward Close, his father, died when Chuck was only 11.

Does Chuck Close have prosopagnosia? ›

If you ever meet Chuck Close he won't recognize you if he sees you again. He has prosopagnosia, more commonly known as face blindness. He can see the parts of your face perfectly well — your nose, eyes, forehead and so on — but he cannot put the parts together into a pattern that leaves an impression on his memory.

How much do Chuck Close paintings sell for? ›

Chuck Close's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 124 USD to 4,832,000 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is 4,832,000 USD for JOHN, sold at Sotheby's New York in 2005.

How old was Chuck Close when he became paralyzed? ›

On Dec. 7, 1988, at the age of 49, Close was at the height of his career as a portrait painter when he was stricken with a spinal blood clot that left him a quadriplegic. Many thought his career was over.

Is the grid method cheating? ›

Photo reference with a grid does not require the same analysis - you can simply copy one square at a time until your image matches the reference. Once again, grids are not 'cheating' - they just don't make you a stronger artist in the long run.

How long does it take an artist to finish a painting? ›

Anyway, my older, acrylics – on average of 40 to 50 hours, the least being 13 hours, the most being 74 hours. My newer oils – are all over the place, anything from 11 to 108 hours – depending on size and subject matter – still lifes take me much less time than figures or portraits.

What art style does Chuck Close use? ›

Chuck Close

What is the meaning behind Chuck Closes work? ›

Chuck Close is known for his innovative conceptual portraiture, depicting his subjects, which are transposed from photographs, into visual data organized by gridded compositions. Throughout his childhood and adolescence, Close used art as a means of navigating a learning disability.

What does pop stand for in pop art? ›

Pop Art is: Popular (designed for a mass audience), Transient (short-term solution), Expendable (easily forgotten), Low cost, Mass produced, Young (aimed at youth), Witty, Sexy, Gimmicky, Glamorous, Big business.

What is photo grid process? ›

In a nutshell, the grid method involves drawing a grid over your reference photo, and then drawing a grid of equal ratio on your work surface (paper, canvas, wood panel, etc). Then you draw the image on your canvas, focusing on one square at a time, until the entire image has been transferred.

What technique does Close use to enlarge his photographed subjects? ›

To make his paintings, Close superimposed a grid on the photograph and then transferred a proportional grid to his gigantic canvases. He then applied acrylic paint with an airbrush and scraped off the excess with a razor blade to duplicate the exact shadings of each grid in the photo.

Why does Chuck Close do portraits? ›

In this studio interview, Chuck Close considers his artistic process, his obsession with photography and his technique of recycling imagery. Close reveals how his own personal face blindness drove him to make portraits from flat photographs as a method of preserving and cataloguing the faces of his friends and family.

What are the elements and principles of art? ›

The elements of art are the building blocks of an artwork: color, line, shape, form, value, texture, and space. They are the tools artists use when creating an artwork. The principles of design are how those building blocks are arranged: contrast, rhythm, proportion, balance, unity, emphasis, movement, and variety.

What is the most common cause of death in dementia patients? ›

One of the most common causes of death for people with dementia is pneumonia caused by an infection. A person in the later stages of dementia may have symptoms that suggest that they are close to death, but can sometimes live with these symptoms for many months.

What disorder is most often misdiagnosed as dementia? ›

Lewy body dementia (LBD) is the most misdiagnosed form of dementia, taking on average more than 18 months and three doctors to receive a correct diagnosis.

How do you make a dementia patient happy? ›

Do something personal.
  1. Give the person a hand massage with lotion.
  2. Brush his or her hair.
  3. Give the person a manicure.
  4. Take photos of the person and make a collage.
  5. Encourage the person to talk more about subjects they enjoy.
  6. Make a family tree posterboard.

Who invented photorealism? ›

Definition. The word Photorealism was coined by Louis K. Meisel in 1969 and appeared in print for the first time in 1970 in a Whitney Museum catalogue for the show "Twenty-two Realists." It is also sometimes labeled as Super-Realism, New Realism, Sharp Focus Realism, or Hyper-Realism. Louis K.

Does Chuck Close have a wife? ›

Is Chuck Close married? ›

What kind of artwork is installation art? ›

Installation art is an artistic genre of three-dimensional works that are often site-specific and designed to transform the perception of a space.

What does he use to divide the photograph into smaller sections? ›

The Golden Ratio in Photography

The photograph is divided into nine rectangles along two horizontal and vertical lines according to the golden ratio. This is commonly known as a phi grid.

What term describes an immersive artist designed space or experience? ›

Installation artworks (also sometimes described as 'environments') often occupy an entire room or gallery space that the spectator has to walk through in order to engage fully with the work of art.

What are 2 things that are remarkably common in Vermeer's paintings? ›

These works are remarkable for their purity of light and form, qualities that convey a serene, timeless sense of dignity. Vermeer also painted cityscapes and allegorical scenes.

Does Chuck Close have a wife? ›

What was Chuck Close nationality? ›

Chuck Close, in full Chuck Thomas Close, (born July 5, 1940, Monroe, Washington, U.S.—died August 19, 2021, Oceanside, New York), American artist noted for his highly inventive techniques used to paint the human face.

Is Chuck Close married? ›


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3. Chuck Close Selected Paintings and Tapestries 2005-2009
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