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Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Exhibition Detail
Curated by: Scott Rothkopf
3200 Darnell Street 

Fort Worth, Texas 76107

February 12th, 2012 - June 3rd, 2012
 Malcolm X (Version 1) #1, Glenn LigonGlenn 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)
© Courtesy of the artist & MODERN ART MUSEUM OF FORT WORTH
United States

Tuesday 10 am–5 pm (Sept–Nov, Feb–Apr 10 am–7 pm), Wednesday & Thursday 10 am–5 pm, Friday 10 am–8 pm, Saturday & Sunday 10 am–5 pm
sculpture, photography, prints

Glenn Ligon: AMERICA is the first comprehensive, mid-career retrospective of Glenn Ligon (b. 1960), widely regarded as one of the most important and influential American artists to have emerged in the past two decades. Organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art and curator Scott Rothkopf, in close collaboration with the artist, the exhibition surveys 25 years of Ligon's work, from his student days until the present. The exhibition features roughly 100 works, including paintings, prints, photography, drawings, and sculptural installations, as well as the artist's recent, striking neon reliefs. The retrospective also debuts previously unexhibited early works, which shed light on Ligon's artistic origins, and for the first time reconstitutes major series within his work, such as the seminal Door paintings that launched his career.

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