Glenn Ligon is an American conceptual artist working in multiple media. His work explores questions of race, desire, and sexuality.
"'African-American' or 'African-American Art' has always been a complicated place to live. A noisy cul-de-sac at the end of a long and winding road that lots of folks are curious about but only want to visit during the summertime."
— Glenn Ligon, "Black Light: David Hammons and the Poetics of Emptiness"
ARTICLES FEATURING GLENN
Words, Words, Words: On Glenn Ligon
Beyond Ligon’s instinct for the telling quote, it is the sumptuously lush surfaces of his paintings that beguiles the eye....