Overview:Yourself in the World: Selected Writings and Interviews - Throughout his career, the artist Glenn Ligon (b. 1960) has been deeply engaged with the written word: his artworks are full of painted, drawn, sculpted, photographed, and printed text. In recent years, Ligon has also emerged as a prolific writer. His articles and critical essays have appeared in exhibition catalogues and leading art magazines and range from trenchant reviews to introspective musings on his own art and life experience. Edited by Scott Rothkopf, who provides an introduction to Ligon's written corpus, this impressive volume begins with the artist's first major essay, a superbly crafted text written in 2004 about the artist David Hammons and his relationship to a younger generation of black artists. In all, ten essays and twelve interviews are included, all of which demonstrate Ligon's straightforward exposition, ironic asides, knowing pop references, literary citations, and clever turns of phrase. This volume will be an indispensible reader to all those interested in contemporary art and culture.

This book is on page /4097b8bd1cef8796f5234ebe10a02b5b/book/1603726813-9780300169096. It was written by the following authors: Scott Rothkopf, Glenn Ligon. Book Yourself in the World: Selected Writings and Interviews, which can be read online, published by the company: Yale University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Photography, Fashion, Art. The book was published on 2011-06-07 00:00:00. It has 208 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 499 g. File for download Yourself in the World: Selected Writings and Interviews has PDF format and is called yourself-in-the-world-selected-writings-and-interviews.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our hangarpub.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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