Born in Bronx, NY, 1960
Lives and works in New York, NY

Glenn Ligon employs the practice  of intertextuality in his conceptual work. This term, coined by Julia Kristeva in 1966, describes how pre-existing texts are transformed into new texts. Ligon’s intertextual works often touches upon race, language, and sexual identity.

Biographical information courtesy of: Corcoran Gallery of Art and Rubell Family Collection

Saturday, February 8, 2014 to Sunday, June 15, 2014