Overview

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Inscription

upper left reverse: c 1985 / C. Close / "FANNY/FINGERPAINTING" / 1985 / oil on gessoed canvas

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

(PaceWildenstein Gallery, New York); purchased 1987 by NGA.

Exhibition History

1986
Chuck Close: Recent Work, The Pace Gallery, New York, 1986, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1994
Chuck Close: Retrospektive, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany; Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, 1994, no. 12, repro.
1998
Chuck Close, Museum of Modern Art, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; Seattle Art Museum; Hayward Gallery, London, 1998-1999, no. 161, repro.
2007
Chuck Close - Pinturas: 1968-2006, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, 2007, no. 13, repro.
2010
50 Years at Pace, The Pace Gallery, New York, 2010, no. 107, repro.

Bibliography

1987
Lyons, Lisa, and Robert Storr. Chuck Close. New York, 1987: 18, 39-40. 144, 145, repros.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 143, repro.
1992
National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 277, repro.
1995
"Gallery Q." Quantum 6, no. 1 (September/October 1995): 2, repro.
1995
Morris, Bob. "The Night: True Tales From the Night Of the Living Hamptons." The New York Times (30 July 1995).
1995
Yau, John. Chuck Close: Recent Paintings. Exh. cat. PaceWildenstein, New York, 1995: 10-13, repro.
1997
The Portraits Speak: Chuck Close in conversation with 27 of his subjects. Intro. by Dave Hickey; Ed. Joanne Kesten. New York, 1997: repro. 227, 237.
1998
Allen, Henry. "Art; Chuck Close, Up Close And Impersonal; At the Hirshhorn, Staring Abstraction Right in the Face." The Washington Post (22 October 1998): B1.
1998
Shiff, Richard. "Allover You: The Art of Chuck Close." Artforum (April 1998): 95-96.
1998
Wiens, Ann. "Headshot: An Interview with Chuck Close." New Art Examiner 26, no. 1 (September 1998): repro. 41.
2000
The Washingtonian (July 2000): 81, repro.
2004
Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 456-457, no. 385, color repro.
2007
Finch, Christopher. Chuck Close: Life. Munich, Berlin, London, and New York, 2007: 119-120, repro. (detail) 120, repro. 121, 332.
2010
Finch, Christopher. Chuck Close: Life. Munich, Berlin, London, and New York, 2010: 208-211, repro.

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