Glenn Ligon, ‘Untitled (America)’, 2015, Print, 5 color screen-print on Coverntry Rag 335gsm, Nottingham Contemporary
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Glenn Ligon

Untitled (America), 2015

5 color screen-print on Coverntry Rag 335gsm
10 × 13 in
25.4 × 33 cm
Location
Nottingham
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Nottingham Contemporary
Nottingham

Please note that the price listed does NOT include VAT. This is a limited edition. Edition size 50.

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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 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 emotionally charged works that convey challenging messages. In his 1993 Whitney Biennial contribution, Notes on the Margin of the Black Book (1991–93), for example, Ligon paired images and text to satirically comment on literary and visual representations of the black male body. Whether constructed from neon lights, coal dust, glitter, paint, or photographs, Ligon’s work fluctuates between humor and startling honesty, reminding viewers that intolerance remains ubiquitous.

Glenn Ligon, ‘Untitled (America)’, 2015, Print, 5 color screen-print on Coverntry Rag 335gsm, Nottingham Contemporary
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Please note that the price listed does NOT include VAT. This is a limited edition. Edition size 50.
This work comes framed - Black wax frame with 1.5 inch face.

Medium
Signature
This limited edition work is hand-signed by the artists.
Publisher
Nottingham Contemporary
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 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 emotionally charged works that convey challenging messages. In his 1993 Whitney Biennial contribution, Notes on the Margin of the Black Book (1991–93), for example, Ligon paired images and text to satirically comment on literary and visual representations of the black male body. Whether constructed from neon lights, coal dust, glitter, paint, or photographs, Ligon’s work fluctuates between humor and startling honesty, reminding viewers that intolerance remains ubiquitous.

Glenn Ligon

Untitled (America), 2015

5 color screen-print on Coverntry Rag 335gsm
10 × 13 in
25.4 × 33 cm
Location
Nottingham
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