Get Close

How much of Lou Reed’s portrait relies on his celebrity?

The same can be said of the photographer, the late Chuck Close. He was a giant in the art world as was Lou Reed in music.

I’m not sure how that translates into public art. My ignorance probably has a lot to do with why the 86th Street subway station doesn’t contain any of my work.

The transit folks made a clear decision to “get Close.”

About the author: I am Stephen Kennedy, an experienced photographer with more than 2500 completed sessions in all 50 US states.

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