Chuck Close

1940 geboren in Monroe, Washington
1962 B.A. University of Washington, Seattle
1963 B.F.A. Yale University School of Art and Architecture, New Haven
1964 M.F.A. Yale University School of Art and Architecture, New Haven

lebt und arbeitet in New York


Einzelausstellungen (Auswahl)



Chuck Close: Portraits on paper, Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin



Look Close: Works on Paper by Chuck Close, Louis K. Meisel, New York



Chuck Close: The Keith Series, Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, South Carolina

Chuck Close: Selected Paintings and Tapestries 2005–2009, PaceWildenstein, 534 West 25th Street, New York (Catalogue)

Chuck Close: Maquettes and Multi-Part Work (1966–2009), Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York

Chuck Close: Recent Works, Contessa Gallery, Cleveland

Familiar Faces: Chuck Close in Ohio Collections, Akron Art Museum, Ohio



Chuck Close/Philip Glass/40 Years, Arnold & Marie Schwartz Gallery Met, Metropolitan Opera House, New York(Brochure)

Chuck Close: 10 Years in Print, William Shearburn Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

Chuck Close: Recent Work, William Shearburn Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Chuck Close: Grids, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Inc., Moscow



Chuck Close: Pinturas 1968–2006, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Traveled to: Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany (Catalogue; texts by Robert Storr and Klaus Kertess)

Chuck Close, Galerie Xippas, Paris

Chuck Close: Self-Portrait/Scribble/Etching Portfolio, 2000, Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, Traveled to: Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Massachusetts, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine

Chuck Close: Family and Others, White Cube, London. Traveled as: Chuck Close: Seven Portraits, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg



Chuck Close: A Couple of Ways of Doing Something, Aperture Gallery, New York, Traveled to: Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto Austin Museum of Art, Texas (Catalogue)

Chuck Close: From the Collection of Sherry Mallin, Nassau County Museum, Roslyn Harbor, New York



Chuck Close: Self Portraits 1967–2005, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Traveled to: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, (Catalogue; texts by Madeleine Grynsztejn, Siri Engberg, and Douglas R. Nickel)

Chuck Close: Face to Face, Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina

Chuck Close: Recent Paintings, PaceWildenstein, 534 West 25th Street, New York, May 10–June 18, 2005. (Catalogue; text by Robert Rosenblum)


Chuck Close: Drawings, Photographs, Prints, Craig F. Starr Associates, New York, January 15–31, 2004.



Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Texas, September

13–November 23, 2003. Traveled to: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, January 13–April 18, 2004;

Miami Art Museum, Florida, May 14–August 22, 2004; Knoxville Museum of Art, Tennessee, October 29,

2004–March 27, 2005; Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, April 16–August 7, 2005; Addison

Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts, September 6–December 4, 2005; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, April 16–June 28, 2006; Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Wisconsin, July 30– October 8, 2006; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California, January 28–April 22, 2007; Boise Art Museum, Idaho, May 12–August 12, 2007; Portland Art Museum, Oregon, October 6, 2007– January 6, 2008; Sungkok Museum of Art, Seoul, June 19–September 28, 2008; Frist Center for Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee, June 26–September 13, 2009; San Jose Museum of Art, California, October 6, 2009– January 10, 2010; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona, February 13–May 9, 2010. (Catalogue; text by Richard Shiff)



Chuck Close: Recent Works, White Cube, London, January 31–March 15, 2003. (Catalogue; text by Kirk


Chuck Close, Clark Fine Art, Southampton, New York, August 15–September 8, 2003.

Daguerreotype to Digital, Texas Gallery, Houston, September 13–October 11, 2003.



Chuck Close: Daguerrotypes, Pace/McGill, New York, November 15, 2002–January 11, 2003. (Catalogue)

Chuck Close: New Paintings, PaceWildenstein, 534 West 25th Street, New York, November 15, 2002–

January 11, 2003. (Joint catalogue titled, Chuck Close: Recent Works)



Chuck Close, Pace/Prints, New York, February 20–March 9, 2002.

Chuck Close Ritratti, American Academy in Rome, February 22–April 21, 2002.

Chuck Close: New Editions, Pace/Prints, New York, November 1–December 4, 2002.



Chuck Close: Self Portraits 1967–2001, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, March 8–April 28, 2001.



Chuck Close, Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts, December 9, 2000–March 25, 2001.



Chuck Close: Recent Paintings, PaceWildenstein, 142 Greene Street, New York, March 16–April 29

(extended through May 6), 2000. (Catalogue; text by Richard Shiff)

Chuck Close, PaceWildensteinMacGill, New York, March 16–April 22, 2000.

Chuck Close: Paintings of Agnes/Prints and Drawings, Harwood Museum of Art, University of New Mexico, Taos, May 7–July 9, 2000.

Chuck Close-“Daguerreotypien Und Iris Drucke”, Galerie Daniel Blau, Munich, September 7–October 28,

2000. (Catalogue)



Photographs by Chuck Close, White Cube, London, July 23–September 4, 1999



Chuck Close, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, February 26–May 26, 1998. Traveled to: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, June 20–September 13, 1998; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden,

Washington, D.C., October 15, 1998–January 10, 1999; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, February 18, 1999–

May 9, 1999; Hayward Gallery, London, July 22–September 19, 1999. (Catalogue; texts by Kirk Varnedoe

and Deborah Wye)



Chuck Close: Translations, Akus Gallery, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, Connecticut,

January 22–February 27, 1998

Self-Portraits, The Martin Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, March 13–April 11, 1998.

Chuck Close: Prints 1978–1997, Georg Kargl Gallery, Vienna, September 10–30, 1998.

Chuck Close: Edition Works, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, September 17–

October 22, 1998.

Chuck Close: Prints, Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, Rhode Island, September 27–October 25, 1998.



Chuck Close, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, May 30–June 22, 1997.

Chuck Close 'Großformatige Polaroids': Large Polaroids 1984–1995, Galerie Daniel Blau, Munich, March 6– April 26, 1997.



Chuck Close: A Personal Portrait, Works and Papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution,

New York, October 8, 1996–January 6, 1997.

Chuck Close: Large Scale Black and White Photographs, PaceWildensteinMacGill, New York, October 24– November 23, 1996. Traveled to: PaceWildenstein, Los Angeles, January 24–March 1, 1997.



Chuck Close: Recent Paintings, PaceWildenstein Los Angeles, September 28–October 28, 1995. Traveled to: PaceWildenstein, New York, December 2, 1995–January 6, 1996. (Catalogue; text by John Yau)

Chuck Close: Alex/Reduction Block, Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles, September 30, 1995–January 7,




Chuck Close: The Graphics, Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, January 20–March 4, 1995.

Chuck Close Recent Editions: Alex—Chuck—Lucas, Pace Editions, New York, March 10–April 13, 1995.



Chuck Close: Retrospektive, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany, April 9–June 22, 1994.

Traveled to: Lenbachhaus Kunstbau, Munich, July 13–September 11, 1994. (Catalogue; texts by Robert

Storr and Margrit Franziska Brehm)

Chuck Close: 8 peintures récentes, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, September 24–October 23, 1994. (Catalogue)

Chuck Close: Visible and Invisible Portraits, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan, June 1994.



Chuck Close Editions, Pace Editions, New York, March 20–30, 1993.

Chuck Close: Portraits, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia, July 21–October 31, 1993.

A Print Project by Chuck Close, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, July 24–September 28, 1993.

(Catalogue; text by Andrea Feldman)

Chuck Close: Recent Paintings, The Pace Gallery, 142 Greene Street, New York, October 22–November

27, 1993. (Catalogue; text by Arthur C. Danto)



Chuck Close: Up Close, Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, New York, June 15–July 28, 1991. (Catalogue; texts by Colin Westerbeck and Joy L. Gordon)

Chuck Close: Large Color Polaroid Photographs, William Twigg-Smith Gallery, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, September 10–November 17, 1991.

Chuck Close: Recent Paintings, The Pace Gallery, New York, November 2–December 7, 1991. (Catalogue; text by Peter Schjeldahl)



Chuck Close: Works on Paper from the Collection of Sherry Hope Mallin, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, October 29, 1989–February 25, 1990.

Chuck Close, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, February 4–April 16, 1989. Traveled to: The Friends of

Photography, Ansel Adams Center, San Francisco, November 8, 1989–January 7, 1990. (Catalogue; text by Colin Westerbeck)



Chuck Close Editions: A Catalogue Raisonné and Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art,

Youngstown, Ohio, September 17–November 26, 1989. (Catalogue; text by Jim Pernotto)



Chuck Close: A Survey, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, September 23–October 22, 1988.

Chuck Close: New Paintings, The Pace Gallery, New York, September 23–October 22, 1988. (Catalogue;

text by Klaus Kertess)

Chuck Close: Prints and Photographs, Pace Editions, New York, September 23–October 22, 1988.

Chuck Close: Photographs, Fendrick Gallery, Washington, D.C., November 1–December 3, 1988.



Chuck Close: Photographs, The Pace Gallery, New York, March 1–May 10, 1987.

Chuck Close Drawings, 1974–1986, The Pace Gallery, New York, June 19–July 24, 1987. (Catalogue)

Chuck Close: Large Scale Self-Portraits, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, October 15–November 28, 1987.



Chuck Close: Maquettes, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, January 9–February 15, 1986.

Chuck Close: New Editions, Pace Editions, New York, February 21–March 22, 1986.

Chuck Close: Recent Work, The Pace Gallery, New York, February 21–March 22, 1986. (Catalogue;

interview with Arnold Glimcher)



Chuck Close: Photographs, Pace/ MacGill Gallery, New York, January 12–February 16, 1985.

Chuck Close: Works on Paper, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, February 9–April 21, 1985.

(Catalogue; text by Edmund P. Pillsbury)

Chuck Close, Fuji Television Gallery, Tokyo, March 1–30, 1985. (Catalogue; text by Lisa Lyons)

Chuck Close: Large Scale Photographs, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, June 26–July 27, 1985.



Chuck Close: Recent Work, The Pace Gallery, New York, February 25–March 26, 1983. (Catalogue; text by John Perreault)

Chuck Close: Recent Editions, Pace Editions, New York, February 26–March 26, 1983.



Chuck Close: Paper Works, Herbert Palmer Gallery, Los Angeles, February 4–March 16, 1984. Traveled to: Spokane Center of Art, Cheney, Washington, April 5–May 12, 1984; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 1–September 30, 1984; Columbia Museum, Columbia, South Carolina, November 18, 1984–January 13, 1985.



Chuck Close: Paperworks, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, September–October 1982. Traveled to: John

Stoller Gallery, Minneapolis, October–November 1982; Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, Florida,

December 10, 1982–January 19, 1983; Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri, September 10–October 15, 1983.



Chuck Close. Matrix/Berkeley 50, University Art Museum, Berkeley, California, March 3–May 5, 1982.

(Catalogue; text by Constance Lewallen)

Chuck Close: Photographs, California Museum of Photography, University of California, Riverside,

California, June–July 1982.



Etchings, Lithographs and Handmade Paper, Pace Editions, New York, October–November, 1981.



Close Portraits, (A retrospective exhibition), The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, September 28–November 16, 1980. Traveled to: St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, December 5, 1980–January 25, 1981; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, February 6–March 29, 1981; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, April 14–June 21, 1981. (Catalogue; text by Lisa Lyons and Martin Friedman)



Chuck Close, Kunstraum München, Munich, June 28–July 21, 1979. (Catalogue; text by Hermann Kern)

Chuck Close: Recent Work, The Pace Gallery, New York, October 26–November 24, 1979. (Catalogue; text by Kim Levin)



Chuck Close/Matrix 35, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, November 1977–January 1978.




Chuck Close: Recent Work, The Pace Gallery, New York, April 30–June 4, 1977. (Catalogue)



Chuck Close, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, April 6–May 30, 1976.



Chuck Close: Dot Drawings 1973–75, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas, June 17–July 20, 1975.

Traveled to: The Texas Gallery, Houston, July 22–August 16, 1975; Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus

Christi, August 19–September 20, 1975; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, December 10, 1975–January 25, 1976; The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, February 22–March 5, 1976. (Catalogue; text by Christopher Finch)



Chuck Close: Keith, Organized by Parasol Press, Ltd., New York. Traveled to: Mint Museum of Art,

Charlotte, North Carolina, January 5–February 2, 1975, Ball State University Art Gallery, Muncie, Indiana;

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona, June 1–29, 1975; The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota, July 18–

August 31, 1975.

Chuck Close, Bykert Gallery, New York, 1975.

Chuck Close, The Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, Oregon, 1975.



Chuck Close, Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio, March 31–May 6, 1973.

Chuck Close: Recent Works, Bykert Gallery, New York, October 20–November 15, 1973.



Chuck Close, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, February 5–March 19, 1972. (Catalogue; text by

Dennis Adrian)



Chuck Close: Recent Work, Bykert Gallery, New York, December 4, 1971–January 5, 1972.



Chuck Close: Recent Work, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, September 21–November

14, 1971.; text by Gail R. Scott)



Chuck Close, Bykert Gallery, New York, February 28–March 28, 1970.



Chuck Close, University of Massachusetts Art Gallery, Amherst, Massachusetts, January 8–February 1