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Aug 042012
 

 

GLENN LIGON,’2000-2009′, 2011
Epson Ultra Chrome K3 print on Museo Max 365 GSM paper
76,2 x  56 cm /  22 x 30 inch
edition of 30 + 5 AP + 5 PP
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History of prices offered and determined by:
LACMA, Los Angeles    € 3200,- / US$ 4000.- (members US$ 3600.-)   June 2012

Over the last three decades, Glenn Ligon has produced a substantial body of work engaged, as one critic has succinctly noted, with the “presence of the past in the present.” In this print Glenn Ligon has layered the figures of the years ten on top of each other.
Ligon draws from the aesthetic language and formalism of minimalism and the textual and philosophical modes of conceptual art, and enriches this all through his formative engagement with the modes of cultural studies and critical theory that have gained prominence since the 1980s.