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, IMMA’s galleries will be closed from the evening of Friday 18 September until Saturday 10 October 2020. The grounds of IMMA and the RHK will remain open. Thank you for your cooperation.