Glenn Ligon: A New Kind of Conceptualism

Glenn Ligon at his studio.

Glenn Ligon “is someone who has figured out how to give Conceptualism some grit. He’s influenced a younger generation, perhaps because he is a political artist but not a protest artist. He has an unwillingness to be boxed in.”

The New York Times 02/27/11 (Carol Vogel); Above photo: Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times

Whitney Museum

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