Chuck Close: Talk and Book Signing, Tacoma Washington on May 11

“From the Aperture website:

A Couple of Ways of Doing Something
Photographs by Chuck Close
Poems by Bob Holman

Talk and Book Signing

Sunday, May 11, 2008
2:00 p.m.

Tacoma Pantages Theater
901 Broadway, #700
Tacoma, Washington
(253) 591-5890

Coinciding with the exhibition on view at the Tacoma Art Museum, Chuck Close will discuss the work from A Couple of Ways of Doing Something, featuring daguerreotype portraits of many artist-friends who have been the subjects of Chuck Close’s paintings over the years, including Cindy Sherman, Philip Glass, and Andre Serrano. Lyrical praise poems by New York School poet Bob Holman accompany each photograph. For the exhibit, which is accompanied by the Aperture book of the same title, Close uses each daguerreotype as a base from which to create other works, including tapestries and photogravures.”

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