Chuck Close, James, 2004

Artist: Chuck Close (1940 - )
Title:James, 2004
Medium:Screenprint in Colors
Image Size:62 1/4 in x 48 1/4 in (158.1 cm x 122.6 cm)
Sheet Size:69 1/2 in x 54 3/8 in (176.5 cm x 138.1 cm)
Framed Size:73 in x 58 in (185.4 cm x 147.3 cm)
Edition:Numbered from edition of 80 in pencil in the lower margin; published by Pace Editions.
Signature:This work is hand-signed by Chuck Close (Monroe, 1940 - ) in pencil in the lower margin.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-4588
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Historical Description

Utilizing a variety of vibrant colors in a myriad of varied, small geometric shapes, Chuck Close creates a startlingly lifelike portrayal of his subject James in Chuck Close James, 2004. James appears as if staring the viewer straight in the eye; he is fearless and slightly confrontational, eager to address the viewer's gaze head on. Close masters the ability to create a cohesive whole while still allowing the viewer to witness the small components from which his subject in entirety is constructed, creating a stunning piece that encourages the viewer to observe the piece both up close and far away.

Created in 2004, this screenprint in colors is hand-signed by Chuck Close (Monroe, 1940 - ) in pencil in the lower margin and numbered from the edition of 80 in pencil in the lower margin. This piece was published by Pace Editions.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany Chuck Close James, 2004.

About the Framing:

Chuck Close James, 2004 is museum grade conservation framed in a complementary moulding with silk mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

Subject Matter: Portrait