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Chuck Close Related Press

From Chuck Close to Sarah Sze, a Ride Through the Art of the Second Avenue Subway Related Press From Chuck Close to Sarah Sze, a Ride Through the Art of the Second Avenue Subway 5 January 2017, Hyperallergic

On New Year’s Day, there were two ways you could celebrate 2017 on either end of New York City’s Q train: take it all the way to Coney Island and go for a frigid swim with the Polar Bear Club or journey to three new Manhattan stops nearly a century in the making. The Second Avenue Subway, following long delays, incredible cost, and years of...

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Art Underground: A First Look at the Second Avenue Subway Related Press Art Underground: A First Look at the Second Avenue Subway 20 December 2016, The New York Times

When a city has been waiting for a badly needed new subway line since 1929, public art is probably far down the list of expectations, well behind accommodations like a) working trains, b) lights and c) some means of entrance and egress. But when commuters descend into the new Second Avenue subway’s four stations, at 96th, 86th, 72nd and 63rd...

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The mysterious metamorphosis of Chuck Close Related Press The mysterious metamorphosis of Chuck Close 13 July 2016, The New York Times

A couple of weeks ago, I went to visit Chuck Close at his beach house on Long Island. The drive there always reminds me of an escape to the Hamptons in reverse. From the aristocratic brownstones of Park Slope, you work your way steadily down the socioeconomic ladder, past the towering Soviet-­style apartment complexes of Coney Island, through...

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The Magic Of Chuck Close'S Prints At Mca, Sydney - Review Related Press The Magic Of Chuck Close'S Prints At Mca, Sydney - Review 7 December 2014, Nicholas Forrest for Blouin ArtInfo / 28 November 2014

American artist Chuck Close’s singular artistic vision is not something that can be taught, or for that matter explained. In fact, walking through the Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art’s (MCA) “Chuck Close: Prints, Process and Collaboration,” there is a strong sense that Close sees the world differently to everyone else...

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