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Glenn Ligon: AMERICA (Whitney Museum of American Art) Hardcover – April 26, 2011


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Product Details

  • Series: Whitney Museum of American Art
  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: The Whitney Museum of American Art (April 26, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0300168470
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300168471
  • Product Dimensions: 12.6 x 9.8 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #937,419 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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". . . a fitting tribute to an artist dedicated to making 'language into a physical thing, something that has real weight and force to it.'"—Jeffrey Kastner, Artforum
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"An impressive chronicle of Ligon’s evolution as an artist."—Pete L'Official, Los Angeles Review of Books
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About the Author

Scott Rothkopf is curator and Adam D. Weinberg is Alice Pratt Brown Director, both at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Hilton Als is a staff writer for the New Yorker. Okwui Enwezor was dean of the San Francisco Art Institute. Thelma Golden is director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem. Saidiya Hartman is a professor at Columbia University. Bennett Simpson is associate curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Franklin Sirmans is curator at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Rob M. Perree on May 25, 2011
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Glenn Ligon is one of the most interesting and important African American arist. This book is an extremely beautiful an convincing proof of that.
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