"If You’re Accidentally Not included, Don’t Worry About It" curated by Peter Saul @ Zurcher Studio, NYCJuxtapoz // Thursday, April 03, 2014
This show ought to be a good one in NYC, considering the names involved and the curating eye of Peter Saul. Here is the lowdown: Zürcher Studio is pleased to announce "If You’re Accidentally Not included, Don’t Worry About It," a group show curated by Peter Saul. Among the artists who attract the interests of other artists (particularly from the newest generation), Peter Saul is one of the most magnetizing. Bernard and Gwenolee Zürcher proposed to him the idea of a group show based on his own artistic choices.
Photography // Sunday, March 16, 2014
“No hair, no makeup, no wardrobe, pick something, wear it, come on in, comb your own hair and uh..lets get going” says Chuck Close as he speaks on the preparations made for his photo shoots. Vanity Fair caught up with the infamous American painter and photographer in his studio where he was shooting large format Polaroid’s of celebrities. Close continues saying how he likes the participant to be a part of the active process and he doesn’t take “glamour shots.” Insightful perspective on the artist’s process and ideas behind his photographs.
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 28, 2014
Chuck Close: Nudes 1967-2014 opens at Pace Gallery in New York today, February 28th. While renowned worldwide for more than five decades of portraiture, Close has in the same course of time investigated, experimented and explored another subject with equal virtuosity: the body...
Erotica // Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Chuck Close is well known for his monumental portraits rendered with exquisite, exacting realism from photographic sources. He's become famous for his rigorous, gridded application of individual color squares, creating highly realistic images from afar. This piece is called "Untitled Torso Diptych," an uncharacteristic medium for Close. Taken in 2012, this is a Woodburytype, one out of an edition of ten. Close captures the stunning image of a nude body, rendered in a distressed, desaturated composition. Though not his normal style, Close demonstrates his love of beauty and skilled hand with this piece.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 10, 2013
One of our favorite booths from the entire weekend of fairs in NYC was the Pace Prints booth at The Armory Show's Modern Fair. Pace featured works from Keith Haring, Wangechi Mutu, Shepard Fairey, Erik Parker, Ryan McGinness, Yoshitomo Nara, Hockney, and Chuck Close.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 03, 2011
We attended the opening of photorealist painter and photographer Chuck Close’s solo exhibition at Blum & Poe in Los Angeles this past Saturday. The exhibition is on display through December 22, 2011. Photos and more after the jump…