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Glenn Ligon


Born in Bronx, NY, 1960
Lives and works in New York, NY


Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

B.A., Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Glenn Ligon: Figure/Paysage/Marine, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France [cat.]
Glenn Ligon Love and Theft, Power House Memphis, Memphis, TN [cat.]

Glenn Ligon, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Glenn Ligon: Brilliant Corners, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK
We Had Everything Before Us, We Had Nothing Before Us, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

Glenn Ligon: Some Changes, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto,
Canada; traveled to Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX; The Andy Warhol Museum,
Pittsburgh, PA; Wexner Center for the Visual Arts, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Morris
and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; Musée d’art
moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg [cat.]

Selected Group Exhibitions

Annual Report: A Year in Exhibitions, Gwangju Biennale 2008, Gwangju, South Korea [cat.]
Archive Fever: Uses of the Document in Contemporary Art, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Black is, Black Ain’t, The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; traveling to Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI; H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art
Institute, Kansas City, MO [cat.]

Art in America: Now, Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai, Shanghai, China [cat.]
Learn to Read, Tate Modern, London, UK
Lines, Grids, Stains, Words, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Mario Testino: At Home, Yvon Lambert, New York, NY

Dark Places, Santa Monica Museum of Modern Art, Santa Monica, CA [cat.]
Defamation of Character, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
Skin Is a Language, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Voodoo Macbeth, De La Warr Pavilion, Brighton Photo Biennial, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, UK

Selected Collections

Collections of Eileen Harris Norton and Peter Norton, Santa Monica, CA
Eli Broad Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Tate Modern, London, UK
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

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16 May 2012, 1:03