Saturday, February 25, 2012

S-ART-urday (Chuck Close)

Check out Chuck Close, a photorealist who does massive scale portraits. Seriously, these are crazy good.  They look so much like real portraits.  Even after a spinal artery collapse in 1988 that left him paralyzed, he still continues to create beautiful works. 

self portrait via MoMA

Brad Pitt via 5election

via 5election

Kate Moss via 5election
 Some other cool portraits have a more abstract approach:
via 5election

Bill Clinton via 5election

View previous S-ART-urday posts: DIY Paint ChipsTom SlaughterEric CarleJean-Michel BasquiatMolly Mattin

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