Glenn Ligon
American, born 1960
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Glenn Ligon
American, born 1960
2,076 followers
High auction record
$4m, Sotheby's, 2014
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Exhibitions (2)
Exhibitions
2018
Archival Exhibition Curated by Jennifer Farrell,
Dieu Donné
2013
personal, political, mysterious,
The FLAG Art Foundation

Born and raised in the Bronx, Glenn Ligon grew up taking art classes at the Metropolitan Museum of …

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Born and raised in the Bronx, Glenn Ligon grew up taking art classes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art while learning about identity politics through the racism and discrimination toward homosexuality that he encountered in New York. He combines this formal art education and complex personal history to create …

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