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12/19/2012 - Legendary Artist Chuck Close Gives Students from Roosevelt School a Private Tour of his Show

On Monday morning, painter, photographer, and one of the world's most famous artists, Chuck Close gave students from Roosevelt School a private tour of his show at the Pace Gallery in Chelsea.

Mr. Close has “adopted” Roosevelt School as a part of the Turnaround Arts Initiative, created by President Barack Obama’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.

Read about the students' visit in The New York Times.