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    Chuck Close

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    Chuck Close (born 1940) is an American photorealist specializing in close-up portraits and self-portraits. Close is one of the very few modern realists or photorealists who focus on the human face. In 1988, in mid-career, Close was paralyzed due to a blood clot in his spinal column. He regained partial use of his arms, and was able to return to painting after developing techniques which allowed him to work from a wheelchair.All of Close’s works are based on photographs he takes himself. Close always

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    had a little interest in is Chuck Close. He is truly a talented artist, whose remarkable career has extended beyond his completed works of art. Chuck Close started painting at the age of six and has never stopped. Growing up, Chuck had a learning disability, and in the 1940s, most educators didn’t know about LD’s or Dyslexia. Most student’s who had Chuck’s trouble reading, spelling, concentrating, or paying attention was often labeled slow or dumb. As a result, Chuck spent most of his childhood days

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    Chuck Close Imagine this. You walk onto a stage. There are lights, cameras, and the crowd cheering your name. You’re about to present an award as a world renowned artist. You take your first step onto that stage and then suddenly everything stops in time, and the crippling pain hits your chest in an instant. You make it through your eloquently prepared speech and rush to a hospital, where you suffer a seizure and collapse. You wake up paralyzed. You find out that you had a spinal stroke the night

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    Self Portrait, 2007 by Chuck Close

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    Self Portrait, 2007 by Chuck Close The artwork that ignited my interest at the High Museum of Art was the Self Portrait, 2007 by Chuck Close. In this particular painting, Close was influenced by a printing technique used in Japan known as nishiki-e. The nishiki-e technique involves multicolored wooden block printings, which would have a specific engraving on it and then arranged in a particular way to make an image. Close liked to experiment and combine different styles and techniques such as

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    that I found it difficult to be close to her. I have since moved back to Wausau, and started a family of my own. On occasion I talk to my mother on the phone but this has never been a very fulfilling relationship either. Although unfulfilling, it has allowed for some progress in our relationship. In the same way I have lost connection with family so has Chakkravann "Chucky" Saukom. During an interview with my friend Chuck, I learned some very interesting things. Chuck moved to the United States in

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    Cowboys With Guns

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    they would leave them in the chuck wagon. (The chuck wagon was a cart that was usually in the back of the herd that held all of the cowboy’s goods.) They left the guns in the wagon because the guns were heavy and often times got in the way and could be dangerous while riding a horse. Most cowboys were not very good with guns and even one cowboy shot himself in the foot. The gun did come in handy though, especially when a stampede occurred. The cowboys would ride to the chuck wagon, grab their guns, and

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    Race Of A Life

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    off the bitumen in front of his car. A trickle of sweat ran down his face under his multi colored helmet. Thoughts of the other challengers flitted through his head as he waited for the signal to start. He knew most of them from previous meetings. Chuck and Glen were both competitive although he was confident, he had the edge on them with his new motor hours of painstaking work had it running perfectly. It was the new driver's from the country meetings that he was unsure of. A look of Concentration

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    Suicide

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    months ago. Chuck was 16 years old, a junior in high school, and a star football player. In December of 2002, he began to have many troubles in his life. His girlfriend of about one year broke off their relationship, and declined his invitation to the school’s annual Christmas Ball. In the days leading up to this dance, Chuck had lost his after-school job, and had several conferences with his guidance counselor about his poor academic performance. On top of all of these factors, Chuck went to a car

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    1 Scene 5 is a key scene which shows just how close Macbeth and Lady Macbeth were at the beginning of the play; it shows their original relationship. Macbeth has written a letter to Lady Macbeth telling her of everything and in this letter states algo that she helped him to get everything for him. The following speech where Lady Macbeth doubts that he can get to the title of King "he is too full of the milk of human kindness" shows just how close they were. It establishes the fact that she knew

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    Growing Up

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    introduction, growing old is inevitable, growing up is optional. The youngest is in his mid 40's and the oldest is 54. Chuck, who is the oldest at 54, is the biggest kid of us all. He has a license plate cover that says, "I refuse to grow up." He does not have any kids, so in a way he can get away with his actions more than the others can. You might ask why? Well because Chuck does not have to watch out for his kids and be as careful of what he is doing. Mike and Wayne, the other two , both

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