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Chuck Close

Victors for Art: Michigan's Alumni Collectors

June 4, 2017

Contessa Gallery's Chuck Close is on loan to the University of Michigan Museum of Art for their Victors for Art: Michigan's Alumni Collectors Exhibition. Steve Hartman, owner and University of Michigan alumni, is humbled by this opportunity. Steve continues, "It is a privilege and an honor to contribute work to the Victors for Art Exhibition." "This print is one of the most important prints of the twentieth century, signifying a milestone in the history of printmaking and a pinnacle in Chuck Close's career."


Contessa Gallery Announces Exhibition, "Chuck Close: Radical Innovator," November 8, 2013 - January 12, 2014

October 8, 2013 - Contessa Gallery


Contessa Gallery Announces Exhibition, Chuck Close: Radical Innovator, November 8, 2013 - January 12, 2014

Contessa Gallery is pleased to present a solo-exhibition of important Chuck Close works in a variety of media. Working almost exclusively in the subject of portraiture, Chuck Close has been consistently breaking artistic boundaries with his printmaking for more than 40 years. The 39 works in this exhibition span Chuck Close's career and will feature limited edition prints (including new revolutionary archival watercolor pigment prints and felt hand stamps, mezzotint, aquatints, etchings, linocuts, screenprints, woodcuts, and paper pulp works), photography (including unique Polaroid prints, daguerreotypes, and gridded working maquettes, as well as woodburytypes), and large-scale Jacquard tapestries.