Chuck Close received his MFA from Yale University. In 1969 his work was included in the Whitney Biennial, and was first exhibited at MoMA in 1973. In 1988, Close was paralyzed following a rare spinal artery collapse; he continues to paint using a brush-holding device strapped to his wrist and forearm. He is renowned for his highly inventive techniques of painting the human face, and is best known for his large-scale, photo-based portrait paintings.

About The Gallery

Founded by David Lasry in New York City in 1994, Two Palms works with some of the world’s most celebrated
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