Chuck Close Jacquard Tapestry :: Art Basel 2009

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This giant self-portrait of Chuck Close is not a painting…

chuck close

but a tapestry with over 500 colors woven on a Jacquard loom in Berlin, Germany…

chuck close upclose

and purchased in Art Basel 2009 Miami [Scope Art Fair] for $120,000.

chuck close price tag

It could be argued using the transitive property

that this is a case of AOEArt Over Everything

as opposed to the more traditional and widely accepted

MOE- Money Over Everything. Or maybe not.

December 9, 2009 4:20 am

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