In Dialog: Michael Govan and Glenn Ligon
Thu, 12/29/2022 – 10:09
Be part of us for an intimate dialog between LACMA CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director Michael Govan and American conceptual artist Glenn Ligon. Identified for exploring race, language, identification, and historical past by means of discovered sources, Ligon will focus on Runaways, a sequence of prints primarily based on Nineteenth-century ads asserting runaway enslaved folks.
This occasion takes place in individual at LACMA. RSVP is required.
Glenn Ligon (b. 1960) is an artist residing and dealing in New York. All through his profession, Ligon has pursued an incisive exploration of American historical past, literature, and society throughout our bodies of labor that construct critically on the legacies of recent portray and conceptual artwork. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan College and attended the Whitney Museum Impartial Research Program. In 2011, the Whitney Museum of American Artwork held the mid-career retrospective Glenn Ligon: America, organized by Scott Rothkopf, that traveled nationally. Vital latest exhibitions embody Glenn Ligon: Submit-Noir (2022) on the Carré d’Artwork, Nîmes, France; Grief and Grievance (2021) on the New Museum, New York, the place Ligon acted as a curatorial advisor; Des Parisiens Noirs on the Musée d’Orsay, Paris; Blue Black (2017), an exhibition Ligon curated on the Pulitzer Arts Basis in St. Louis; and Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions (2015), a curatorial challenge organized with Nottingham Up to date and Tate Liverpool. His work has been included in main worldwide exhibitions, together with the Venice Biennale (2015, 1997), Berlin Biennial (2014), Istanbul Biennial (2011, 2019), Documenta XI (2002), and Gwangju Biennial (2000).
Free, RSVP required
-Tue, 03/14/2023 – 20:30
Photograph taken by Paul Mpagi Sepuya, courtesy of Glenn Ligon Studio
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