Artist Spotlight: Chuck Close

November 9, 2018

Artist Spotlight: Chuck Close

Chuck Close is perhaps Photorealism’s best known representative, though it be should noted that Close maintains an aversion to the label. While his style has developed over the years, Close is renowned for his massive portraits that feature painstakingly intricate detail. Read more about Chuck Close in today’s Artist Spotlight.

Don Bachardy: Legendary Portraits

February 3, 2016

Don Bachardy, Jack Larson, James Bridges, LAMA Auction

In the course of his career, portrait artist Don Bachardy has sketched and painted the likenesses of hundreds of celebrated and respected actors, artists, writers, poets, musicians, and dancers. His work can be found in numerous public collections, including those of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Smithsonian Institute, the National Portrait Gallery in London, and the de Young Museum of Art in San Francisco. A good friend to Jack Larson and James Bridges, Bachardy painted and sketched personal portraits of the couple, which will be sold on February 21 to benefit the Bridges/Larson Foundation.