• "Composed"

    5 monthes ago - By Karin Jurick

    12 x 12"oil on panel
    The two museum patrons are viewing two of the most influential men of the late 20th century - the award-winning musician and composer, Philip Glass and the artist who painted his portrait, Chuck Close.
    Chuck Close and Philip Glass have been close friends for over 50 years. Phil was painted in 1969, when Close was making his inaugural series of large-scale, black and white paintings of faces. He took an 8 x 10" photograph of Phil, overlaid it with a penciled grid, and blew it up onto the canvas - showing ever skin pore, whisker and wrinkle in an intimate close-up of his...
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