Glenn Ligon グレン・ライゴン


1985 Whitney Museum Independent Study Program
1982 Wesleyan University
1980 Rhode Island School of Design

To be a Negro in this Country is Really Never to be Looked at, Maria and Alberto De La Cruz Art Gallery, Washington DC
Des Parisiens Noirs, Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France
Glenn Ligon: Selections from the Marciano Collection, Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Untitled (America)/Debris Field/Synecdoche/Noted for a Poem on the Third World, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Glenn Ligon: Debris Field/Notes for a Poem on the Third World/Soleil Nègre, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Tutto poteva, nella poesia, avere una soluzione/In poetry, a solution to everything, Thomas Dane Gallery, Naples, Italy

Glenn Ligon, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore MD

Glenn Ligon, A Small Band, Rebuild Foundation, Stony Island Arts Bank, Chicago IL
Glenn Ligon: Untitled (Bruise/Blues), Stevenson, Johannesburg, South Africa
We Need to Wake Up Cause That’s What Time It Is, Luhring Augustine Bushwick, Brooklyn NY
What We Said the Last Time, Luhring Augustine, New York NY

Live, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Glenn Ligon: Well, it’s bye – bye if you call that gone, Regen Projects, Los Angeles CA

Glenn Ligon: Call and Response, Camden Arts Centre, London, England
Glenn Ligon: Come Out, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England

Forthcoming: Brand X: 40 years, Pace Prints, New York NY
Young, Gifted and Black, Osilas Gallery, New York NY
L’empreinte, Olivier Malingue Gallery, London, England
Great Force, VCU Institute for Contemporary Art, Richmond VA
Not but Nothing Other: African-American Portrayals, 1930s to Today, Binghamton University Art Museum, Binghamton NY
In the Historical Present, Anna Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery, New York NY
Beauty and Bite, Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs NY
Front Room: The Mary and Paul Roberts Collection, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore MD
The Warmth of Other Suns: Stories of Global Displacement, The Phillips Collection, Washington DC
Get Up, Stand Up Now, Somerset House, London, England
Step by Step: Visions of an Art Dealer’s Collection, Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, Monaco
Some Bodies, Gober, Ligon, Prince, Binghamton University Art Museum, Binghamton NY
Prisoner of Love, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago IL
Prints and Editions, Luhring Augustine, New York NY
Implicit Tensions, The Guggenheim Museum, New York NY
God Made My Face: A Collective Portrait of James Baldwin, David Zwirner Gallery, New York NY

Walls Turned Sideways, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, Houston TX
Second Look, Twice, Museum of African Diaspora, San Francisco CA
Michael Jackson: On the Wall, National Portrait Gallery, London, England; travelling to: Grand Palais, Paris, France; Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany; Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Finland
Second Sight: the Paradox of Vision in Contemporary Art, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick ME

Bodies of Work, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Picture Industry, curated by Walead Beshty, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York NY; traveled to LUMA Foundation Arles, France
American Dream: Pop to the Present, The British Museum, London, England

The Revolution Will Not Be Gray, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen CO
Blackness in Abstraction, Pace Gallery, New York NY
Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY

Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age, Museum Brandhorst, Munich, Germany
Greater New York, MoMA PS1, Long Island City NY
All the World’s Futures, 56th Venice Biennale, Venezia Giardini – Arsenale Orario, Venice, Italy
America is Hard to See, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY

Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York NY
8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
Take it or Leave it: Institute, Image, Ideology, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA
Une Histoire (Art archie design/des anées 80 à nos jours)/A history (art architecture design, from the 80s to now), Centre Pompidou, Paris, France





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