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Chuck Close

Chuck CloseBorn: 5-Jul-1940
Birthplace: Monroe, WA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Photo-realist portrait painter, printmaker

Wife: Leslie Rose ("Leslie Wellsley", m. 24-Dec-1967, two daughters)
Daughter: Georgia Molly (b. 1973)
Daughter: Maggie Sarah (b. 1984)

    University: BFA, University of Washington (1960-62)
    University: MFA, Yale University (1962-64)
    Teacher: Art, University of Massachusetts

    American Academy of Arts and Letters 1992
    Fulbright Vienna (1964-65)
    NEA Fellowship 1973
    National Medal of Arts 2000
    Paralyzed from the neck down (7-Dec-1988)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Herb & Dorothy 50x50 (30-Mar-2013) · Himself
    Smash His Camera (Jan-2010) · Himself
    Herb & Dorothy (20-Jan-2008) · Himself
    Six Degrees of Separation (8-Dec-1993) · Andy

Selected paintings:
Phil (1969)
Mark (1978-79)
Lucas (1986-87)


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