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Name This Photo: Art History Pop Quiz Answer!

For those who are artists or have studied art history, you may recognize the artist right away. To give you some fast hints, this artist is an American born painter and photographer who achieved fame as a photorealist style. 

This artist is also known for using creative and intricate patterns on large scale paintings.

The artist's name is Chuck Close. I photographed a section of his painting called "Lucas." Below you can see the entire painting.  

Full painting of "Lucas," by Chuck Close


Laura Cerrano is a second-generation Certified New York City Feng Shui Consultant Expert. As a full-time Feng Shui consultant, Laura provides bicoastal consultations and workshops for residential, commercial, real estate developments, Fortune 500 companies and healing faculties. In addition, Laura is a resident teacher at the Metropolitan Institute of Design in Syosset, NY. She has been featured in highly respected publications and TV networks such as Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen," PBS, CBC Television, BBC Radio and The New York Times. 


Comment balloon 13 commentsLaura Cerrano • September 07 2015 01:20PM


Laura, I have absolutely no clue!  Oh wait!  You gave us the right answer!  I like his stuff.

Posted by Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital (RLAH Real Estate) almost 4 years ago

Laura- I like this but had no idea who he was.  I wonder if Ron and Alexandra Seigel will know?

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) almost 4 years ago

Laura  - I am glad tht you gave the answer because I would never have guessed.  And I do like it.

Posted by Gary Coles (International Referrals), Latin America Real Estate (Venture Realty International) almost 4 years ago

Laura I am with the above three comments.... if you did not tell us I would have been clueless:) Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) almost 4 years ago

Good evenign Laura! I had no idea, but it is very cool!!

Posted by Kim Johnson, Selling South Florida (Realty Associates of Florida I Inc.) almost 4 years ago

That is very cool. Up close its like what on earth then at distance it comes to life

Posted by David Shamansky, Creative, Aggressive & 560 FICO - OK, Colorado Mtg (US Mortgages - David Shamansky) almost 4 years ago

It is a true art form when some highly placed sequence of dabs can create a full painting as you show

Posted by Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally (RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 ) almost 4 years ago


I didn't know who painted the pop art . . . . Chuck Close does some very interesting work.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Posted by Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC (Ludwig & Associates) almost 4 years ago

The top painting looks familiar. Bottom? Have not got a clue?


Sam Shueh

Posted by Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe ( (408) 425-1601) almost 4 years ago

Sam, the top image is of the same painting, just a close up. :) I made edits to the blog post to explain. 

Posted by Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher (Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island) almost 4 years ago

Laura, never heard of him so I was absolutely clueless! Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) almost 4 years ago

Laura they are the stubbles of his beard:)) tell that to Sam Shueh :)))Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) almost 4 years ago

Super!  Thanks for sharing!  Debbie

Posted by Debra B Albert, PA - Keyes Realty, Ron and Debbie 772.708.3292 (Keyes Realty Treasure Coast, 34986) almost 4 years ago

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