April 25 at Makor, 35 W. 67th St., nr. Central Park W.; 212-601-1000; $16
New York’s art critic, Mark Stevens, talks with his collaborator (and wife) Annalyn Swan about the great Dutch-American artist whose life they chronicled in de Kooning: An American Master.
2. Chuck Close
April 24 at the 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave.; 212-415-5500; $25
The renowned painter and photographer, best known for his enormous gridded portraits, discusses his work with former MoMA curator Robert Storr.