Glenn Ligon

American, b. 1960

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Glenn Ligon is best known for powerful text-based paintings and lightworks that offer challenging messages about Black identity and queerness in America. The artist often references African American thinkers including James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, …

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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
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US$4.0m, Sotheby's, 2014

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