Glenn Ligon’s AMERICA

February 8, 2012

Glenn Ligon Malcolm X (Version 1) #1, 2000 Vinyl-based paint, silkscreen ink, and gesso on canvas 96 x 72 in. (243.8 x 182.9 cm) Collection of Michael and Lise Evans

Hour 2:           Where do we find the pivotal cultural moments in American history and how might an artist’s distillation of those experiences enhance our identity as Americans? We’ll spend this hour with artist Glenn Ligon, whose first comprehensive, midcareer retrospective “AMERICA [1]” opens this weekend at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth [2]. The exhibit will run through June 3, 2012.

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