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Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism is on view now!
Artist
Chuck Close, Keiji Shinohara, Two Palms Press
Title
Self-Portrait
Date
2004
Medium
19-color handprinted ukiyo-e woodcut, Tosahanga paper
Dimensions
Image: 28 1/2 × 22 3/4 inches (72.4 × 57.8 cm)
Tags
Print
Credit Line
Kirk Varnedoe Collection, Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia, Gift of Chuck and Leslie Close in memory of Kirk Varnedoe.
Accession Number
2006.10.1
Chuck Close’s Self-Portrait is one of a collection of works donated to the Telfair by twenty-two artists in honor the late scholar and MOMA curator, Kirk Varnedoe, who was a native of Savannah. The Varnedoe Collection, now on view in the Levitt and Varnedoe galleries in the Jepson Center, features work by Close as well as other contemporary artists championed by Varnedoe, including Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, and Richard Avedon.