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Inspirational Art Quotes by the American photo realist artist Chuck Close
born Chuck Close - Washington, USA - 5th of July, 1940 / Lives - USA
Popular Chuck Close paintings include large photo realistic portraits, often painted from an up-close perspective. Close's later portraits use a process of abstracting the images with patterns, while retaining an illusion of realism from a distance.
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"Chuck Close Quotes"

+ I am going for a level of perfection that is only mine.. Most of the pleasure is in getting the last little piece perfect.

+ I always thought that one of the reasons why a painter likes especially to have other painters look at his or her work is the shared experience of having pushed paint around.

+ Like any corporation, I have the benefit of the brainpower of everyone who is working for me. It all ends up being my work, the corporate me, but everyone extends ideas and comes up with suggestions.

+ Inspiration is highly overrated. If you sit around and wait for the clouds to part, it's not liable to ever happen. More often than not work is salvation.

+ I wasn't a good student, I wasn't an athlete, and I think that helped focus me early in my life.

+ I think a painter looking at a painting sees the image, but they also see how the image was constructed.

+ I've always thought that problem solving is highly overrated and that problem creation is far more interesting.

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