Chuck Close Quotes

Who was Chuck Close?

Charles Thomas Close was an American painter, visual artist, and photographer.

Born July 5, 1940
Died August 19, 2021
Aged 81 years old

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Best Quotes by Chuck Close

“I think the problem with the arts in America is how unimportant it seems to be in our educational system.”

“Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up and get to work.”

“Never let anyone define what you are capable of by using parameters that don't apply to you.”

“Painting is the frozen evidence of a performance.”

“You don't have to reinvent the wheel every day. Today you will do what you did yesterday, and tomorrow you will do what you did today. Eventually you will get somewhere.”

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“I am interested in ideas, not merely in visual products.”

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