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AiA Preview: Glenn Ligon on the NEA  by carly berwick 02/23/11  "I became an artist when I received a grant from the NEA in 1989," says Glenn Ligon, whose midcareer retrospective opens at the Whitney Museum of American Art next month [look for coverage in our May issue]. The New York-based artist majored in art at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and participated in the Whitney's Independent Study Program. But he was still working as a legal proofreader and wondering how much time he…

AiA Preview: Glenn Ligon on the NEA by carly berwick 02/23/11 "I became an artist when I received a grant from the NEA in 1989," says Glenn Ligon, whose midcareer retrospective opens at the Whitney Museum of American Art next month [look for coverage in our May issue]. The New York-based artist majored in art at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and participated in the Whitney's Independent Study Program. But he was still working as a legal proofreader and wondering how much time he…

Untitled artwork by Glenn Ligon. We are the ink that give the white page meaning

Untitled artwork by Glenn Ligon. We are the ink that give the white page meaning

Artwork: Glenn Ligon, "Untitled: Four Etchings [A]," 1992, softground etching, aquatint, spitbite, and sugarlift aquatint in black on Rives BFK paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Werner H. and Sarah-Ann Kramarsky and the Collectors Committee Fund #blackhistorymonth

Artwork: Glenn Ligon, "Untitled: Four Etchings [A]," 1992, softground etching, aquatint, spitbite, and sugarlift aquatint in black on Rives BFK paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Werner H. and Sarah-Ann Kramarsky and the Collectors Committee Fund #blackhistorymonth

More Bitch Than Me #2, 2004, Oil stick, synthetic polymer and graphite on canvas 32 x 32 inches (81.3 x 81.3 cm)

More Bitch Than Me #2, 2004, Oil stick, synthetic polymer and graphite on canvas 32 x 32 inches (81.3 x 81.3 cm)

Untitled (My Fear is Your Fear). GLENN LIGON (1960 - )   Screenprint on black wove paper, 1995. 308x232 mm; 12 1/8x9 1/8 inches, full margins. Signed and numbered 189/325 in pencil, lower margin.

Untitled (My Fear is Your Fear). GLENN LIGON (1960 - ) Screenprint on black wove paper, 1995. 308x232 mm; 12 1/8x9 1/8 inches, full margins. Signed and numbered 189/325 in pencil, lower margin.

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