December 4, 2012 11:39 AM
Artifex Press, a new company dedicated to the production of digital catalogues raisonnés, will launch next month with the web-based catalogue raisonné for artist Chuck Close.
On December 19, Artifex Press and the New York Public Library will present an artist talk with Close in celebration of the launch.
The first of Artifex Press’s digital catalogues raisonnés, Chuck Close: Painting, 1967–present, is a searchable, sortable interactive web publication detailing the artist’s iconic photo-based portraits.The launch event on December 19 will feature a demonstration of this interactive catalogue, followed by a discussion between Close and David Grosz, Managing Partner/Editor in Chief of Artifex Press, and Carina Evangelista, the editor of the Chuck Close Catalogue Raisonné, whose professional credentials include curatorial and editorial experience at institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art where she worked on the 1998 retrospective of Chuck Close organized by Robert Storr.
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