Hands

Glenn Ligon (born 1960), Hands, 1996. Silkscreen ink and gesso on unstretched canvas, 82 × 144 inches (208.3 × 365.8 cm). Collection of Eileen Harris Norton. Photograph by Fredrik Nilsen. © Glenn Ligon.

Malcolm X

Malcolm X (Version 1) #1, 2000. Vinyl-based paint, silkscreen ink and gesso on canvas, 96 × 72 inches (243.8 × 182.9 cm). Collection of Michael and Lise Evans. © Glenn Ligon. Courtesy of the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles.

Mirror

Mirror, 2002. Coal dust, printing ink, glue, gesso and graphite on canvas, 82 5/8 × 55 1/8 inches (209.9 × 147.6 cm). Collection of Mellody Hobson. © Glenn Ligon. Courtesy of the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles.

Untitled (I Am a Man)

Untitled (I Am a Man), 1988. Oil and enamel on canvas, 40 × 25 inches (101.6 × 63.5 cm). Collection of the artist. Photograph by Ronald Amstutz. © Glenn Ligon.

Sun (Version 2) #1

Sun (Version 2) #1, 2001. Silkscreen ink, oil stick and gesso on canvas, 48 × 36 inches (121.9 × 91.4 cm). Collection of Eileen Harris Norton. © Glenn Ligon. Courtesy of the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles.

Rückenfigur

Rückenfigur, 2009. Neon and paint, 24 × 145 inches (61 × 368.3 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchased with funds from the Painting and Sculpture Committee. Photograph by Ronald Amstutz. © Glenn Ligon.

Self-Portrait (1996)

Self-Portrait, 1996. Silkscreen ink and gesso on canvas, 48 × 40 inches (121.9 × 101.6 cm). Collection of the artist. Photograph by Ronald Amstutz. © Glenn Ligon.

I Am Not Tragically Colored

Oil stick, gesso and graphite on wood; 80 x 30 inches (203.2 x 76.2 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of the Bohen Foundation in honor of Thomas N. Armstrong III. Photograph by Ronald Amstutz. © Glenn Ligon.

Narratives

Suite of nine photoetchings on chine collé, approximately 28 x 21 inches each (71.1 x 53.3 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of the Peter Norton Family Foundation. Photograph by Sheldan C. Collins. © Glenn Ligon.

Self-Portrait

Silkscreen ink and gesso on canvas, 48 x 40 inches (121.9 x 101.6 cm). Collection of the artist. Photograph by Ronald Amstutz. © Glenn Ligon. Courtesy of the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles.

Untitled 1985

Oil, enamel, and graphite on paper, 30 x 22 ¼ inches (76.2 x 56.5 cm). Collection of the artist. Photograph by Ronald Amstutz. © Glenn Ligon. Courtesy of the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles.