A Small Band (detail), 2015. Glenn Ligon (American, b. 1960). neon and paint, approx. 189 x 202.5 cm. Courtesy the artist; Thomas Dane Gallery, London; Luhring Augustine, New York; Regen Projects, Los Angeles. Photograph Credit: Roberto Marossi
  • A Small Band (detail), 2015. Glenn Ligon (American, b. 1960). neon and paint, approx. 189 x 202.5 cm. Courtesy the artist; Thomas Dane Gallery, London; Luhring Augustine, New York; Regen Projects, Los Angeles. Photograph Credit: Roberto Marossi
  • A Small Band (detail), 2015. Glenn Ligon (American, b. 1960). neon and paint, approx. 189 x 202.5 cm. Courtesy the artist; Thomas Dane Gallery, London; Luhring Augustine, New York; Regen Projects, Los Angeles. Photograph Credit: Roberto Marossi
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THE FRAN AND WARREN RUPP CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS LECTURE SERIES

Contemporary Artists Lecture Series: Glenn Ligon

Saturday, October 17, 2015, 2:00 p.m.
Recital Hall

Artist Glenn Ligon speaks about his recent work, including Come Out, a series of black-and-white silkscreen paintings, the first of which debuted at Thomas Dane in London last year and more recent versions of which are included in the 2015 Venice Biennale, and Encounter and Collisions, a curatorial project organized with Nottingham Contemporary and Tate Liverpool. Inspired by Yourself in the World (2011), a collection of Ligon's previous writing on other artists, the exhibition and accompanying catalogue present a range of his artistic and literary influences alongside his own work.

Free; reservations recommended.

A Small Band (detail), 2015. Glenn Ligon (American, b. 1960). neon and paint, approx. 189 x 202.5 cm. Courtesy the artist; Thomas Dane Gallery, London; Luhring Augustine, New York; Regen Projects, Los Angeles. Photograph Credit: Roberto Marossi