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Facing Dyslexia: The Education of Chuck Close

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Title:Facing Dyslexia: The Education of Chuck Close
Authors:Gobbo, Ken
learning disability
Date Issued:2014
Publisher:University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies
Citation:Gobbo, K. (2014). Facing Dyslexia: The Education of Chuck Close. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 10(3 & 4).
Series:vol. 10, no. 3 & 4
Abstract:Throughout his lifetime, the American painter, Chuck Close faced many challenges, including dyslexia and prosopagnosia. This article discusses his education and some of the creative strategies he employed to overcome the obstacles he faced from elementary school through college and graduate school. It also considers the influence of several of his teachers and the ways his learning differences came to influence his artistic process.
Appears in Collections: RDS Volume 10, No. 3 & 4

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