The contact sheet

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French born Lucien learned rudimentary photography in 1949 Four years later, he showed his work to Pablo Picasso who, demanded to see others. In under two years he began sending his work to Picasso. During this period, his work focused on traveling entertainers, acrobats and harlequins.

 

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American painter and photographer Chuck Close achieved fame as a photorealist, through his massive-scale portraits, Tragically in 1988 a spinal artery collapse left him severely paralyzed but he continues to produce work that is highly sort after worldwide.

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