In Discussion: Michael Govan and Glenn Ligon
Thu, 12/29/2022 – 10:09
Sign up for us for an intimate conversation between LACMA CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director Michael Govan and American conceptual artist Glenn Ligon. Identified for discovering race, language, id, and record by means of observed sources, Ligon will examine Runaways, a sequence of prints dependent on 19th-century ads announcing runaway enslaved individuals.
This celebration normally takes put in human being at LACMA. RSVP is needed.
Glenn Ligon (b. 1960) is an artist residing and doing the job in New York. During his career, Ligon has pursued an incisive exploration of American heritage, literature, and society across bodies of function that construct critically on the legacies of modern painting and conceptual artwork. He acquired a Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan College and attended the Whitney Museum Independent Review Method. In 2011, the Whitney Museum of American Artwork held the mid-occupation retrospective Glenn Ligon: America, arranged by Scott Rothkopf, that traveled nationally. Significant new exhibitions consist of Glenn Ligon: Submit-Noir (2022) at the Carré d’Art, Nîmes, France Grief and Grievance (2021) at the New Museum, New York, wherever Ligon acted as a curatorial advisor Des Parisiens Noirs at the Musée d’Orsay, Paris Blue Black (2017), an exhibition Ligon curated at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation in St. Louis and Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions (2015), a curatorial task structured with Nottingham Present-day and Tate Liverpool. His get the job done has been bundled in main intercontinental exhibitions, together with the Venice Biennale (2015, 1997), Berlin Biennial (2014), Istanbul Biennial (2011, 2019), Documenta XI (2002), and Gwangju Biennial (2000).
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Photo taken by Paul Mpagi Sepuya, courtesy of Glenn Ligon Studio