American artist Chuck Close studied at the University of Washington, Seattle and at Yale University under master printer Gabor Peterdi. Close gained critical attention in 1970 with a series of monumental painted canvases of himself and his friends. He has exhibited internationally and his work is represented in public and private collections worldwide. Close was elected a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York in 1992.
To ensure the health and safety of the public, in line with current government restrictions, IMMA’s galleries will close from 24 December until further notice. All tickets purchased for Paula Rego, Obedience and Defiance exhibition will be refunded over the next two weeks. We appreciate your patience during this time.