Chuck Close Quotes

Who is Chuck Close?

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

Born July 05, 1940
Died August 19, 2021

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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.”

Chuck Close

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

Chuck Close

“Painting is the frozen evidence of a performance.”

Chuck Close

“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.”

Chuck Close

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

Chuck Close

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“I am intrigued with the shapes people choose as their symbols to create a language. There is within all forms a basic structure, an indication of the entire object with a minimum of lines that becomes a symbol. This is common to all languages, all people, all times.”

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