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Artist Award: James Turrell will be among twelve honorees awarded with the National Medal of the Arts, the U.S. government’s highest award for artists and art patrons. Turrell’s groundbreaking visual art captures the powers of light and space, challenging our perceptions of art and reality. Presented by President Barack Obama, the ceremony can be streamed live at 3PM on Monday, July 28:


Chuck Close at 534 West 25th Street will reopen Monday, November 12th, upon completion of repairs to the gallery.

© Chuck Close, courtesy Pace Gallery

1 year ago on 11/07/12 at 11:04am

Reblog of the day: Chuck Close created a woven tapestry of the president’s image, which was on view at the Mint Museum in Charlotte, N.C., during the Democratic National Convention.  More portraits by Close will be on view at Pace Gallery’s 534 W 25th Street location from October 19 through December 22.


Ten editions of Chuck Close’s portrait tapestry of President Barack Obama will be sold for $100,000 to benefit the Obama Victory Fund.