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BMA Voices: Chuck Close and the halftone dot

Chuck Close. Self‑Portrait. 1988. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Gift of George Hershman, Baltimore, BMA 1991.177. © Chuck Close

Chuck Close. Self‑Portrait. 1988. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Gift of George Hershman, Baltimore, BMA 1991.177. © Chuck Close

Benjamin Levy, Prints, Drawings & Photographs Curatorial Assistant, explores Chuck Close’s use of the halftone dot in Self-Portrait, 1988.

BMA Voices is an insider’s exploration of The Baltimore Museum of Art collection through the eyes of its curators, conservators, and registrars. Featuring a new object every day during the BMA’s 100 Day Celebration, the project will highlight some favorite, amusing, unusual, and obscure objects.