DISPATCH - AUG 10, 2013
EAST HAMPTON, NY-
It's a Chuck Close weekend! Last night, Closes's solo show at Guild Hall opened during a VIP preview as part of Guild Hall's Summer Gala. Gala guests had the chance to chat with Close, photograph to their heart's content and mingle with the artist, some of the subjects of his artworks, and rub elbows with the cultural community of the Hamptons. Afterwards, guests retired to a private home in Bridgehampton to celebrate and view even more part that's part of a private collection.
The Chuck Close weekend at Guild Hall continues today (Saturday) with a gallery talk and a public Opening Reception of “Chuck Close: Recent Works”. Close speaks about his work in conversation with Robert Storr from 3 to 4 p.m. An Opening Reception follows from 4 to 6 p.m. This is the first Close's first exhibition at Guild Hall in over two decades.
Following is a brief look at the VIP Exhibition Opening at Guild Hall. Ready for some Chuck Close?
BASIC FACTS: "Chuck Close: Recent Works” opens today and continues through Oct. 14. Close speaks about his work in conversation with Robert Storr today (Aug 10) from 3 to 4 p.m. An Opening Reception immediately follows from 4 to 6 p.m.
Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Captions for two pictures were corrected or clarified on 09/09/13.
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