No Room (Gold) #56

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  • Provenance

    Courtesy of the Artist, Thomas Dane Gallery, London and Naples, Luhring Augustine, New York, and Regen Projects, Los Angeles

  • Catalogue Essay

    Glenn Ligon lives and works in New York. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University in 1982 and attended the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in 1985. Ligon has a wide-ranging multimedia art practice that encompasses painting, neon, photography, sculpture, print, installation, and video. Perhaps best known for his monochromatic and highly textured text paintings that draw their content from American history, popular culture, and literary works by writers such as James Baldwin, Mary Shelley and Walt Whitman, his work explores issues of history, language, and cultural identity.

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No Room (Gold) #56

signed, titled and dated "Glenn Ligon No Room (Gold) #56 2007" on the overlap
oilstick and acrylic on canvas
32 x 32 in. (81.3 x 81.3 cm.)
Executed in 2007.

Estimate
$200,000 - 250,000 

sold for $220,000

Contact Specialist
Sam Mansour
Head of Sale
+1 212 940 1219
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