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    Chuck Close
    Face Book

    by Chuck Close, Ascha Drake

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    • Genres: biography, art, autobiography, juvenile, childrens, memoir
    • Release date: April 1, 2012
    • ISBN: 9781419701634 (1419701630)
    • Author: Chuck Close, Ascha Drake
    • Format: hardcover, 64 pages
    • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
    • Language: english
    • Awards: Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Non-Fiction (2012), Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award Nominee (2015)

    About The Book

    This fascinating, interactive autobiography presents Chuck Close’s story, his art, and a discussion of the many processes he uses in the studio. The question-and-answer format is based on real kids’ inquiries about Close’s life and work, and his answers to them. Close, who is wheelchair-bound and paints with a brush strapped to his arm, discusses the severe dyslexia and face blindness he has struggled with since childhood, as well as a collapsed spinal artery that left him nearly paralyzed at the age of 48.

    An engaging feature of the book is a mix-and-match Chuck Close self-portrait section. This hands-on component encourages the reader to create new and interesting combinations of Close’s techniques and images. The book also includes an illustrated chronology of Close’s life, a list of museums where his work can be seen, and an index.

    Winner of the 2012 Boston Globe — Horn Book Nonfiction Award

    Praise for Chuck Close: Face Book


    “Art lovers of all ages will revel in this vivid, wonderfully affecting book, which is almost as ingenious and memorable as Close himself.”

    — Kirkus Reviews, starred review


    “Close describes his work with candor and insight. The high quality printing and lush colors of the reproductions make it easy for readers to share that excitement. A nifty mix-and-match section lets readers compare the methods used in 14 of the artist’s self-portraits.”

    — Publishers Weekly, starred review


    “Excellent-quality reproductions of his paintings appear throughout. A readable and engaging look at a fascinating artist and his methods of working.”

    — School Library Journal, starred review

    “Chuck Close’s art and life story are the ideal way to introduce art and artists to children.”

    — Horn Book

    “A winner. Chuck Close’s honest, personal memoir about his life and work makes an ideal book for kids who find school challenging, who are creative or who see the world a bit differently from their peers. In other words, this one’s for most everyone.”

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