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Chuck Close

Chuck Close: A Couple of Ways of Doing Something

Aperture Foundation, New York, NY


Aperture Foundation received a grant in support of a publication featuring acclaimed painter, printmaker, and photographer Chuck Close’s daguerreotype portraits of himself and his artist-friends, each accompanied by a lyrical praise poem by New York School poet, Bob Holman.  Artists featured in the book include Laurie Anderson, Lyle Ashton-Harris, Cecily Brown, Gregory Crewdson, Carroll Dunham, Ellen Gallagher, Philip Glass, Bob Holman, Elizabeth Murray, Elizabeth Peyton, Andres Serrano, Cindy Sherman, James Siena, Lorna Simpson, Kiki Smith, James Turrell, Robert Wilson, Terry Winters, Lisa Yuskavage, and himself.