Glenn Ligon - Evening & Day Editions New York Monday, April 29, 2013 | Phillips

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  • Exhibited

    New York, Studio Museum in Harlem, Red Black and Green: Loans to and Selections from the Studio Museum Collection, August-September 2001 (another example exhibited).
    Toronto, Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery; Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum; Pittsburgh, Andy Warhol Museum; Columbus, Wexner Center for the Arts and Luxembourg, Mudam-Museè d'art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Glenn Ligon -- Some Changes, June 2005-December 2007, pp. 115, 117 and 133, no. 25 (illustrated in color, another example exhibited).
    Warsaw, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Black Alphabet: Contexts of Contemporary African American Art, September-November 2006, pp. 89 and 206 (illustrated in color)

  • Literature

    H. Cotter, Invoking Marcus Garvey While Looking Ahead, New York Times, 24 August 2001
    M. Berger, Patrons of Progress: The New School University Art Collection, New York, 2002, p. 9, fig. 4 (illustrated)
    M. Tung, Ligon's 'Changes' Confronts Political, Social, Personal Conflicts, Rice Thresher, 20 January 2006
    R. Meyer, Light it Up, or How Glenn Ligon Got Over, Artforum, vol. 44, no. 9, May 2006, pp. 243-244 (illustrated in color)


Condition Report (diptych)

The complete set of two iris prints with screenprint ink in two parts, on wove paper, with full margins
one I. 25 x 15 1/2 in (63.5 x 39.4 cm)
S. 23 x 32 in (58.4 x 81.3 cm)

both signed, titled, dated `2000', inscribed `L' or `R' and numbered 'P.P. 2/2 R' in pencil on the reverse (printer's proofs, the edition was 20 and 1 artist proof), published by Jenkins Sikkema Editions, New York, both in very good condition, both unframed.

$20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for $35,000

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Evening & Day Editions

New York 29 April 2013 10am & 6pm