Glenn Ligon, ‘Figure #42’, 2010, Phillips
Glenn Ligon, ‘Figure #42’, 2010, Phillips
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Glenn Ligon

Figure #42, 2010

Acrylic, silkscreen and coal dust on canvas
60 1/5 × 48 in
153 × 122 cm
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From the Catalogue: "I'm interested in when language fails, when it is opaque." - …

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From the Catalogue: "I'm interested in when language fails, when it is opaque." - Glenn Ligon

Belonging to Glenn Ligon’s acclaimed Figure series, Figure #42, 2010, luminously distills Ligon’s continual investigations into the erasure of black narratives and verbal representation. Exemplifying Ligon’s …

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Signed, titled and dated "Glenn Ligon Figure #42 2010 2010" on the overlap; further signed, titled and dated "Glenn Ligon Glenn Ligon Figure #42 2010" on the reverse
Glenn Ligon
American, b. 1960
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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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Glenn Ligon, ‘Figure #42’, 2010, Phillips
Glenn Ligon, ‘Figure #42’, 2010, Phillips
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About the work
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From the Catalogue: "I'm interested in when language fails, when it is opaque." - …

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From the Catalogue: "I'm interested in when language fails, when it is opaque." - Glenn Ligon

Belonging to Glenn Ligon’s acclaimed Figure series, Figure #42, 2010, luminously distills Ligon’s continual investigations into the erasure of black narratives and verbal representation. Exemplifying Ligon’s …

Read more
Signature
Signed, titled and dated "Glenn Ligon Figure #42 2010 2010" on the overlap; further signed, titled and dated "Glenn Ligon Glenn Ligon Figure #42 2010" on the reverse
Glenn Ligon
American, b. 1960
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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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Glenn Ligon

Figure #42, 2010

Acrylic, silkscreen and coal dust on canvas
60 1/5 × 48 in
153 × 122 cm
Bidding closed
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