” I think most paintings are a record of the decisions that the artist made. I just perhaps make them a little clearer than some people have. “


” Part of the joy of looking at art is getting in sync in some ways with the decision-making process that the artist used and the record that’s embedded in the work. “


” You know, the way art history is taught, often there’s nothing that tells you why the painting is great. The description of a lousy painting and the description of a great painting will very much sound the same. “


” Painting is the most magical of mediums. The transcendence is truly amazing to me every time I go to a museum and I see how somebody figured another way to rub colored dirt on a flat surface and make space where there is no space or make you think of a life experience. “


” It doesn’t upset artists to find out that artists used lenses or mirrors or other aids, but it certainly does upset the art historians. “



All 5 Chuck Close Quotes about Art in picture


I think most paintings are a record of the decisions that the artist made. I just perhaps make them a little clearer than some people have.
Part of the joy of looking at art is getting in sync in some ways with the decision-making process that the artist used and the record that
You know, the way art history is taught, often there
Painting is the most magical of mediums. The transcendence is truly amazing to me every time I go to a museum and I see how somebody figured another way to rub colored dirt on a flat surface and make space where there is no space or make you think of a life experience.
It doesn

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