In Conversation: Michael Govan and Glenn Ligon


Thu, 12/29/2022 – 10:09

Sign up for us for an personal dialogue concerning LACMA CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director Michael Govan and American conceptual artist Glenn Ligon. Recognized for discovering race, language, id, and background via found sources, Ligon will examine Runaways, a series of prints based mostly on 19th-century adverts asserting runaway enslaved folks.

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Glenn Ligon (b. 1960) is an artist residing and doing the job in New York. All over his job, Ligon has pursued an incisive exploration of American background, literature, and society throughout bodies of do the job that construct critically on the legacies of fashionable painting and conceptual art. He been given a Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan College and attended the Whitney Museum Impartial Research Application. In 2011, the Whitney Museum of American Artwork held the mid-job retrospective Glenn Ligon: The us, organized by Scott Rothkopf, that traveled nationally. Crucial latest exhibitions contain Glenn Ligon: Write-up-Noir (2022) at the Carré d’Art, Nîmes, France Grief and Grievance (2021) at the New Museum, New York, the place 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 Basis in St. Louis and Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions (2015), a curatorial venture structured with Nottingham Modern day and Tate Liverpool. His perform has been included in important international exhibitions, such as 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

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