Glenn Ligon

 

Bibliography

 

Selected Monographs and Solo Exhibition Catalogues

 

2019         

Untitled (America)/ Debris Field/ Synecdoche/ Notes for a Poem on the Third World. Text by Molesworth, Helen, Robin Coste Lewis, Hamza Walker and Glenn Ligon. Los Angeles: Regen Projects, 2019

 

2018

Debris Field/Notes for a Poem on the Third World/Soleil Nègre. Text by Sara Nadal-Melsió with poems by Gregg Bordowitz. Paris: Galerie Chantal Crousel, 2018

 Glenn Ligon: Untitled (I Am a Man). Text by Gregg Bordowitz. London: Afterall, 2018

 

2016         

Negro Sunshine. Tokyo: Rat Hole Gallery, 2016

 

2015         

Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions. Texts by Gregg Bordowitz, Alex Farquharson, Glenn Ligon, and Francesco Manacorda. London: Tate Publishing, 2015

 

2014         

Glenn Ligon: Come Out. Text by Megan Ratner. London: Ridinghouse. 

 

2013         

Glenn Ligon: Neon. Text by Glenn Ligon and Jason Moran. New York: Luhring Augustine.

 

2011         

 Rothkopf, Scott ed.  Glenn Ligon: AMERICA. Texts by Hilton Als, Okwui Enwezor, Saidiya Hartman, Bennett Simpson, Franklin Sirmans, and Scott Rothkopft. Interview with Glenn Ligon by Thelma Golden. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, distributed by Yale University Press.

 

2008         

Glenn Ligon: Figure/Paysage/Marine. Text by Wayne Koestenbaum. Paris: Galerie Yvon Lambert, 2008

 

2005         

Baerwaldt, Wayne and Thelma Golden eds. Glenn Ligon – Some Changes. Texts by Darby English, Wayne Koestenbaum, Huey Copeland, and Mark Nash. Interview with Glenn Ligon and Stephen Andrews. Toronto: The Power Plant, 2005

 

2004         

Glenn Ligon: Text Paintings: 1990–2004. Interview with Glenn Ligon and Malik Gaines. Los Angeles: Regen Projects, 2004

 

2001         

Coloring: New Work by Glenn Ligon. Texts by Wayne Koestenbaum and Olukemi Ilesanmi. Interview with Joan Rothfuss, Olukemi Ilesanmi, and Glenn Ligon. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2001

 

1998         

Glenn Ligon: Unbecoming. Texts by Judith Tannenbaum, Richard Meyer, and Thelma Golden. Interview with Glenn Ligon and Byron Kim. Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art at University of Pennsylvania, 1998

 

 

Selected Books and Group Exhibition Catalogues

 

2020         

Chambers, Eddie. The Routledge Companion to African American Art History. Abingdon: Routledge, 2020. 

 

Elstob, Isobel. "The End Is the Beginning and Lies Far Ahead." Traces and Memories of Slavery in the Atlantic World. Abingdon: Routledge, 2020 pp. 233-248.

 

2019         

Bedford, Christopher and Katy Siegel. Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art, The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection. Baltimore, MD: Baltimore Museum of Art, 2019 

English, Darby and Charlotte Barat. Among Others: Blackness at MoMA. New York: MoMA, 2019            

Mukherjee, Roopali, Sarah Banet-Weiser and Herman Grey, eds. Racism Postrace. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2019

Weinberg, Jonathan. Art After Stonewall. New York: Rizzoli Electa, 2019

 

2018         

Boris, Stacy, ed. Art AIDS America Chicago. Chicago: Alphawood Foundation, 2018

Cafritz, Peggy Cooper. Fired Up! Ready to Go! Finding Beauty, Demanding Equity: An African American Life in Art. New York: Rizzoli Electa, 2018

Naeem, Asma. Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now. Washington DC: Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, 2018

 

2017         

Coppel, Stephen, Catherine Daunt and Susan Tallman. American dream: from pop to present. London: Thames and Hudson, 2017

Gaines, Malik. Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left: A History of the Impossible. New York: New York University Press, 2017

 

2016         

English, Darby. 1971: A Year in the Life of Color. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016

Goodyear, Anne Collins. This is a Portrait If I Say So: Re-imagining Representation in American Art, 1912-Today. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016

Martin, Courtney J., ed. Four Generations The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection of Abstract Art. New York: Gregory R. Miller & Co, 2016

 

2015         

Beckwith, Naomi and Dieter Roelstraete. The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015

Hochdrfer, Achim, et al. Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age. New York: Prestel, 2015

Phaidon Editors. The Body of Art. London: Phaidon Press Ltd, 2015

 

2014         

Gaitán, Juan. 8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art. Ostfilderum: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2014

Macel, Christine, ed. A History: Art, Architecture, Design from the 1980s Until Today. Paris: Centre Pompidou, Flammarion, 2014

Rankine, Claudia. Citizen An American Lyric. Minneapolis: Graywolf Press, 2014

 

2013         

Copeland, Huey. "Glenn Ligon and the Matter of Fugitivity." in Bound to Appear: Art, Slavery and the Sites of Blackness In Multicultural America. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2013 pp. 108-150

Lord, Catherine and Richard Meyer. Art & Queer Culture. London: Phaidon, 2013

Walker, Hamza, ed. Black Is, Black Ain’t. Chicago: The Renaissance Society, 2013

 

2012         

Rosenthal, Mark. Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012

Rugoff, Ralph. Invisible: Art About the Unseen 1957-2012. London: Hayward Publishing, 2012

 

Sollins, Susan and Susan Dowling. Art 21: Art in the 21st Century, Volume 6. Produced by Susan Sollins and Eve Moros Ortega. PBS video.

 

2011

Birnbaum, Daniel et al. Defining Contemporary Art–25 years in 200 pivotal artworks. London: Phaidon, 2011

Koestenbaum, Wayne. Humiliation. New York: Picador, 2011

Touré. Who's afraid of Post-Blackness?: What It Means to Be Black Now. New York: Free Press, 2011

 

2010         

Cooke, Lynne, Douglas Crimp, Kristin Poor. Mixed Use, Manhattan: Photography and Related Practices 1970s to the present. Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte, Reina Sofia, 2010

Katz, Jonathan D. and David C. Ward. Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 2010

Scott, Darieck. Extravagant Abjection: Blackness, Power and Sexuality in the African American Literary Imagination. New York: New York University Press, 2010

                  

2009         

Beckwith, Naomi. 30 Seconds Off an Inch. New York: The Studio Museum in Harlem, 2009

Evans, David. Appropriation. London: Whitechapel Gallery; Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2009

Rattemeyer, Christian. Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2009

 

2008         

Enwezor, Okwui. Archive Fever: Uses of the Document in Contemporary Art. New York: International Center for Photography; Göttingen, Germany: Steidl, 2008

The 7th Gwangju Biennale. Gwangju, South Korea: Gwangju Biennale Foundation, 2008

Rattemeyer, Christian. Lines, Grids, Stains, Words: Minimal Art Drawings from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2008

 

2007         

Davidson, Susan. Art in America: 300 Years of Innovation. London: Merrell; New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Chicago: Terra Foundation for American Art, 2007

English, Darby. "Painting Problems." in How to See A Work of Art in Total Darkness. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007 pp. 200-54

Pasternak, Anne, Michael Brenson, and Ruth A Peltason. Creative Time: The Book: 33 Years of Public Art in New York. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2007

 

2006         

Cooke, Lynne. Jurassic Technologies Revenant. Sydney: The Biennial, 2006

Ellipse Foundation. Contemporary Art Collection. Canéjan, France: Ellipse Foundation Contemporary, 2006

Tawadros, Gilane. Brighton Photo Biennial. Brighton: Photoworks / Brighton Photo Biennial, 2006

 

2005         

Baume, Nicholas, ed. Getting Emotional. Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art, 2005

Kantor, Jordan. Drawing from the Modern, 1975–2005. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2005

Oliver, Valerie Cassel. Double Consciousness: Black Conceptual Art since 1970. Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum, 2005

 

2004         

Bois, Yve-Alain, and Benjamin H.D. Buchloh et al. Art Since 1900. London: Thames & Hudson, 2004

Dennison, Lisa and Nancy Spector. Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated): Art from 1951 to the Present. New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2004

Nash, Mark. Experiments with Truth. Philadelphia: The Fabric Workshop and Museum, 2004

 

2003         

 Dennison, Lisa, Nancy Spector, and Joan Young. Moving Pictures: Contemporary Photography and Video from the Guggenheim Museum Collections. New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; London: Thames & Hudson, 2003

Fusco, Coco and Brian Wallis, eds. Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self. New York: International Center of Photography in association with Harry N. Abrams, 2003

Grynsztejn, Madeleine. Supernova: Art of the 1990s from the Logan Collection. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2003

 

2002         

Herkenhoff, Paulo. Tempo. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2002

Meyer, Richard. Outlaw Representation: Censorship and Homosexuality in Twentieth Century American Art. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2002

Smith, Elizabeth A.T. Life, Death, Love, Hate, Pleasure, Pain: Selected Works from the MCA Collection. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, 2002

 

2001         

Morsiani, Paola. Subject Plural: Crowds in Contemporary Art. Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum, 2001

Muhammad, Erika Dalya. Race in Digital Space. New York: The Studio Museum in Harlem, 2001

Siegel, Katy. Everybody Now: The Crowd in Contemporary Art. New York: The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter College, 2001

 

2000         

Hiller, Susan. Dream Machines. London: National Touring Exhibitions, 2000

Man + Space: Gwangju Biennale 2000. Gwangju: Gwangju Biennale Foundation, 2000

Temkin, Ann, Susan Rosenberg, and Michael Taylor. Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2000

 

1999         

Broadhead, Caroline, and Lynne Cooke. Life Cycles. Leipzig, Germany: Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, 1999

Carlozzi, Annette DiMeo. Negotiating Small Truths. Austin: The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, 1999

Friis-Hansen, Dana. Other Narratives. Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum, 1999

Phillips, Lisa. The American Century: Art and Culture, 1950–2000. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art in association with W. W. Norton, 1999

 

1998         

Brooke, Kaucyila, and Michael Anton Budd et al. The Passionate Camera: Photography and Bodies of Desire. Deborah Bright, ed. New York: Routledge, 1998

Godfrey, Tony. Conceptual Art. London: Phaidon, 1998

Perée, Rob. Postcards from Black America. Amsterdam: Con Rumore, 1998

 

1997         

Celant, Germano, ed. Future, Present, Past: XLVII Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte. Venice: La Biennale di Venezia; Milan: Electa, 1997

Decter, Joshua. a/drift. Annandale-on-Hudson, NY: Bard College, 1997

Sobel, Dean. Identity Crisis: Self-Portraiture at the End of the Century. Milwaukee: Milwaukee Art Museum, 1997

Weibel, Peter. Inklusion: Exklusion, Versuch einer neuen Kartografie der Kunst im Zeitalter von Postkolonialismus und globaler Migration. Cologne: DuMont Buchverlag, 1997

 

1996         

Horne, Peter and Reina Lewis, eds. Outlooks: Lesbian and Gay Sexualities and Visual Culture. London: Routledge, 1996

Warner, Marina. The Inner Eye: Art Beyond the Visible. London: National Touring Exhibitions, 1996

Wye, Deborah. Thinking Print: Books to Billboards 1980–1995. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1996

 

1995         

Herkenhoff, Paul. XI Mostra da Gravura Cidade de Curitiba/Mostra America. Curitiba, Brazil: Fundação Cultural de Curitiba, Preifeitura da Cidade, 1995

Farr, Ragnar, ed. Mirage: Enigmas of Race, Difference, and Desire. London: Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1995

Perchuk, Andrew and Helaine Posner. The Masculine Masquerade: Masculinity and Representation. Cambridge, MA: MIT List Visual Arts Center / MIT Press, 1995

Sobel, Dean. 25 Americans: Painting in the 90s. Milwaukee: Milwaukee Art Museum, 1995

 

1994         

Baerwaldt, Wayne. Dark O’Clock. Winnipeg: Plug-In Editions, 1994

Golden, Thelma. Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1994

Rugoff, Ralph. Transformers: The Art of Multiphrenia. New York: Independent Curators Incorporated, 1994

 

1993         

Philbrick, Jane. The Return of the Cadavre Exquis. New York: The Drawing Center, 1993

Solomon-Godeau, Abigail and Constance D. Lewallen. Mistaken Identities. Santa Barbara: University of California, 1993

Sussman, Elisabeth. 1993 Biennial Exhibition. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art in association with Harry N. Abrams, 1993

 

1992         

Colpitt, Frances and Phyllis Plous. Knowledge: Aspects of Conceptual Art. Santa Barbara: University Art Museum, University of California, 1992

Cooke, Lynne, Bice Curiger, and Greg Hilty. Doubletake: Collective Memory and Current Art. London: The South Bank Centre; New York: Parkett. [German edition, Doubletake: kollektives Gedächtnis & heutige Kunst, Vienna: Kunsthalle Wien.], 1992

Rose, Bernice. Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawings. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1992

 

1991         

Armstrong, Richard, John G. Hanhardt, Richard Marshall, and Lisa Phillips. 1991 Biennial Exhibition. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1991 

Jones, Kellie, Tom Sokolowski, and Sarat Maharaj. Interrogating Identity. New York: Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University, 1991

Kwon, Miwon. Positions of Authority: Leone & Macdonald, Glenn Ligon, Judith Weinperson. Interview. New York: Art in General. Exhibition brochure, 1991