Chuck Close Quotes

Chuck Close Quotes: Part of the joy of looking at art is getting in sync in some ways with the decision-making process that the artist used and the record that's embedded in the work.
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Chuck Close Quote: Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work. If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightening to strike you in the brain, you are not going to make an awful lot of work. All the best ideas come out of the process; they come out of the work itself.
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Quotes about Chuck Close: Art saved my life in two ways. It made me feel special, because I could do things my friends couldn't, but it also gave me a way to demonstrate to my teacher that, despite the fact that I couldn't write a paper or do math, I was paying attention.
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Quote about Chuck Close: It doesn't upset artists to find out that artists used lenses or mirrors or other aids, but it certainly does upset the art historians.
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Chuck Close Sayings: There are things about signing on to a process over the long term that protect you from the buffeting winds of change.
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Chuck Close Saying: I think most paintings are a record of the decisions that the artist made. I just perhaps make them a little clearer than some people have.
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Sayings about Chuck Close: I think I was driven to paint portraits to commit images of friends and family to memory. I have face blindness, and once a face is flattened out, I can remember it better.
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Saying about Chuck Close: If the bottom dropped out of the market and the artist was not going to sell anything, he or she will keep working, and the dealer will keep trying to find some way to convince somebody to buy this stuff.
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Chuck Close Quotes: The advice I like to give young artists, or really anybody who'll listen to me, is not to wait around for inspiration. Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up and get to work.
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Chuck Close Quote: Ease is the enemy of the artist. When things get too easy, you're in trouble.
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Quotes about Chuck Close: You can give the same recipe to ten cooks, and some make it come alive, and some make a flat souffle. A system doesn't guarantee anything.
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Quote about Chuck Close: Every child should have a chance to feel special.
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Chuck Close Sayings: Of all the artists who emerged in the '80s, I think perhaps Cindy Sherman is the most important.
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Chuck Close Saying: I always thought problem solving was greatly overrated - and that the most important thing was problem creation.
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Sayings about Chuck Close: There are so many artists that are dyslexic or learning disabled, it's just phenomenal. There's also an unbelievably high proportion of artists who are left-handed, and a high correlation between left-handedness and learning disabilities.
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Saying about Chuck Close: Never let anyone define what you are capable of by using parameters that don't apply to you. Inspiration is for amateurs, the rest of us just show up and get to work. Every great idea I've ever had grew out of work itself. Sign onto a process and see where it takes you. You don't have to invent the wheel everyday. Today you will do what you did yesterday, tomorrow you will do what you did today. Eventually, you will get somewhere.
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Chuck Close Quotes: Get yourself in trouble. If you get yourself in trouble, you don't have the answers. And if you don't have the answers, your solution will more likely be personal because no one else's solutions will seem appropriate. You'll have to come up with your own.
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Chuck Close Quote: I have always attempted to create images that deliver the maximum amount of information about the subject.
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