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Chuck Close – A Couple of Ways of Doing Something

January 30, 2013

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I have just come across some work done by Chuck Close and modern day daguerrotype expert Jerry Spagnoli. They teamed up  to photograph many artist-friends  with Gregory Crewdson, Andres Serrano, Cindy Sherman amongst them. The resulting daguerrotype portraits are fascinating. The daguerrotype portraits are recorded on polished metal sheets and are quite small at 8×6 inches. […]