Chuck Close: Face Book
Chuck Close; Face Book presents the artist's story, his art and a discussion of some of the many processes he has used. The format of the book will be centered around questions kids ask him about his work and his answers to them abd is punctuated by a filppable interactive element which presents a range of his artistic processes using self-portraits. The self-portraits can be played with, creating new and interesting combinations. There will also be an illustrated chronology of his life, along with a fully illustrated checklist of the works shown in the book.
Amanda Freymann is the principal and Joan Sommers is a designer at the Glue and Paper Workshop. Freymann and Sommers have collaborated on numerous visual books for children. Ascha Drake is a teaching artist, she works with the Guggenheim Museum, NYC, along with other organisations.