Glenn Ligon at Whitney Museum of American Art
The first mid-career retrospective of Glenn Ligon (IAIR 98.1), contemporary art’s wordsmith wunderkind, is on display at the Whitney Museum of American Art until June 5.
If you are unable to make it to New York City, worry not. Glenn Ligon: AMERICA will travel to Los Angeles County Museum of Art in October 2011 through January 2012. Followed by a stop at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth in February 2012.
During Sunday’s episode of NPR’s Weekend Edition, Glenn Ligon gave a tour of his Whitney retrospective. Listen here.
Credit: Stranger in the Village #11, 1998. Enamel, oil, synthetic polymer, gesso, and coal dust on canvas. 96 x 72 inches. Photo by Seale Studios.
By Ryan Sachetta