Chuck Close

Chuck Close, The master of photo realism. Self portraits (some of them).

1967-1968, acrylic on canvas (via)

1975, black-and-white Polaroid photograph, graphite, masking tape, plastic overlay; 4 x 5 inches (via)

1983, handmade paper pulp in 24 gray values and string 37 x 27”

1987 Polaroid


1995

1997, oil on canvas 102 x 84”

2004-2005, oil on canvas 102 x 86”

2005, polaroid

Hold on and see the dimensions of these works: imagine seeing this for real!!

(img via Poul Webb,)