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Chuck Close: Face Book by Chuck Close

Chuck Close; Face Book presents the artist's story, his art and a discussion of some of the many processes he has used. The format of the book will be centered around questions kids ask him about his work and his answers to them abd is punctuated by a filppable interactive element which presents a range of his artistic processes using self-portraits. The self-portraits can be played with, creating new and interesting combinations. There will also be an illustrated chronology of his life, along with a fully illustrated checklist of the works shown in the book.

About the Author

Amanda Freymann is the principal and Joan Sommers is a designer at the Glue and Paper Workshop. Freymann and Sommers have collaborated on numerous visual books for children. Ascha Drake is a teaching artist, she works with the Guggenheim Museum, NYC, along with other organisations.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st April 2012

Author

Chuck Close

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Publisher

Abrams Books for Young Readers an imprint of Abrams

Format

Hardback
64 pages

Categories

Individual artists, art monographs

ISBN

9781419701634

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