Glenn Ligon

born 1960

Glenn Ligon, ‘Untitled’ 2006
Untitled 2006
© Glenn Ligon; courtesy Thomas Dane Gallery, London
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Glenn Ligon (born 1960, pronounced Lie-gōne) is an American conceptual artist whose work explores race, language, desire, sexuality, and identity. Based in New York City, Ligon engages in intertextuality with other works from the visual arts, literature, and history, as well as his own life. He is noted as one of the originators of the term Post-Blackness.

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