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Glenn Ligon: Work, Work, Work, Work, Work, Work

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Glenn Ligon’s documentation of his studio and practice offers a glimpse into the way the artist sees his work and understands his process. This artist book—focusing on the past four years—traces the trajectory of Ligon’s art-making, intimately chronicling the development of paintings, neons, and works on paper, as well as time spent in his studio spaces and other personal moments.

Details

  • English, Paperback in slipcase
  • 25.6 x 21cm
  • 304 pages
  • 9783906915661
  • November 2021

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Glenn Ligon: Work, Work, Work, Work, Work, Work

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$55.00
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The Artist

Glenn Ligon

Born in the Bronx, New York, in 1960, Glenn Ligon received a BA from Wesleyan University in 1982. His early practice was grounded in painting, and his canvases of this period built upon the legacies of artists such as Philip Guston, Cy Twombly, Robert Rauschenberg, and Jasper Johns. In 1984 – 1985, Ligon spent an academic year in the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Independent Study Program, developing a series of representational drawings of iconic sculptures by European artists such as Alberto Giacometti and Constantin Brâncuși, juxtaposed against images of African American hair products rendered in acrylic and ink.
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