We received a flier today that the Chuck Close exhibit at the Akron Art Museum was going to open Friday Sept. 4th, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Familiar Faces: Chuck Close in Ohio Collections
September 5, 2009 - January 3, 2010
Karl and Bertl Arnstein Galleries
Renowned for reinventing portraiture in the late 1960s, Chuck Close (b. 1940) is one of America’s most important contemporary artists. He masterfully employs a multitude of media to create monumental portraits of his family and friends. The Akron Art Museum, an institution with a longtime commitment to Close’s art, is organizing an exhibition of the artist’s work from collections throughout Ohio...

The Knight Purchase Award: Helen Levitt
June 6, 2009 - October 4, 2009
Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell Gallery
The Knight Purchase Award: Helen Levitt comprises pictures from the Akron Art Museum's collection including works donated by the artist's colleagues, friends and admirers over the past decade, as well as the recent Knight Award purchases.

http://www.akronartmuseum.org/exhibitions/

John