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Chuck CLOSE | Bob
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Chuck CLOSE
United States of America born 1940
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Bob 1970
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
275.0 (h) x 213.5 (w) cm
inscribed verso l.r., crayon, ' "Bob" 1970 Close'
Purchased 1975
NGA 1975.151
© Chuck Close
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Exhibitions

'Three Young Americans', Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, 17 April-12 May 1970.

'Amerikanischer Fotorealismus', Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, 16 November-26 December 1972, cat. no. 12 (ill.), travelled to Frankfurter Kunstverein, 6 January-18 February 1973; to Kunst and Museumverein, Wuppertal, 25 February-8 April 1973.

'Colossal Scale', Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, 9 March-1 April 1972, no cat. no.

'Grands Maîtres Hyperréalistes Americains', Galerie des Quatre Mouvements, Paris, 23 May-15 June 1973, cat. no. 4 (ill.); travelled to '4e Salon International D'Art', Basle, 20-25 June 1973.

'ARS'74', Ateneum, Fine arts Academy of Finland, Helsinki, May 1974.

'Kijken naar de Werkelijkheid', Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 1 June-18 August 1974, cat. no. 12
(ill.).

'Photo-Realism Exhibition', Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Kansas, 2 April-4 May 1975.

'Genesis of a Gallery, 1976-77', no cat. no. (ill.).

'Close Portraits', Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, 28 September-16 November 1980, cat. no. 29, p.64 (ill.); travelled to St Louis Art Museum, 5 December 1980-25 January 1981; to Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 6 February-29 March 1981; to Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 14 April-21 June 1981.

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