Chuck Close DVD
Art imitates life in this revealing documentary of contemporary painter Chuck Close. Throughout his career, Close has reimagined and rejuvenated the concept of the portrait with his astonishingly detailed, gigantically rendered likenesses. This illuminating profile delves into his childhood, his artistic influences, and his unique process of creating the large, photo-realistic portraits that have made him famous. Also included are interviews with friends and contemporaries, including Philip Glass, Brice Marden, and Kiki Smith.