MTA to Install Chuck Close Murals in Uptown 2nd Ave Subway

July 11th, 2016

Chuck Close rendering, via Untapped CitiesThe MTA is planning to install a series of 12 Chuck Close mosaics around the the 86th and 2nd Ave Subway line, which is currently under construction.  The works will use pieces of tile rather than Close’s often utilized paints, and will consist of works from the span of his career.  “The richness of the city is all the various cultures coming together, and the richness of my art will be to simultaneously let people in on how many ways there are to build an image,” he says.

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