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Chuck Close, b.1940

Self Portrait1996

Self Portrait is a 1996 work by Chuck Close. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumPhotograph engraved on silk tissue mounted on Hahnemuhle paper
Dimensions15.2 x 10.8 cm Framed: 58 x 48.5 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, Novak/O'Doherty Collection, 2015
EditionEd. 51/200
Item NumberIMMA.3905
Image Caption
Chuck Close, Self Portrait, 1996, Photograph engraved on silk tissue mounted on Hahnemuhle paper, 15.2 x 10.8 cm Framed: 58 x 48.5 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, Novak/O'Doherty Collection, 2015

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About the Artist

Chuck Close b.1940

American artist Chuck Close studied at the University of Washington, Seattle and at Yale University under master printer Gabor Peterdi. Close gained critical attention in 1970 with a series of monumental painted canvases of himself and his friends. He has exhibited internationally and his work is represented in public and private collections worldwide. Close was elected a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York in 1992.
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