Ken Leighton 12:03 p.m., Jan. 24
Ligon’s posters are a coy, deadpan inquiry into what academics call “constructed” identity.
Posted November 15, 2011
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You get caught up in the nebular gas pulsing from an “e” or the windswept blur of an “o.”
Born in 1960, the African-American artist Glenn Ligon grew up in housing projects in the Bronx but attended the privileged, mostly white Walden School in Manhattan, a one-hour commute each way. Later, after majoring in ...