Faces have captivated artists forever, so it may surprise you to learn that renowned portraitist Chuck Close is face blind, and severely so. Close told Lesley Stahl that he could have dinner with a person one night, and not recognize their face the next day.
To learn more about the condition, watch Lesley Stahl's two-part report, "Face Blindness"
Chuck Close Working on John, 1992, Photo by Bill Jacobson. (c) Chuck Close, courtesy The Pace Gallery