Selected Publications

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Selected Monographs & Exhibition Catalogues

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

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

  Blue Black . Texts by Glenn Ligon and Fred Moten. St. Louis: Pulitzer Arts Foundation, 2017.

Blue Black. Texts by Glenn Ligon and Fred Moten. St. Louis: Pulitzer Arts Foundation, 2017.

   Negro Sunshine /    黒人の太陽 . Tokyo: Rat Hole Gallery, 2016.

Negro Sunshine / 黒人の太陽. Tokyo: Rat Hole Gallery, 2016.

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

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

   A People on the Cover  . Texts by Glenn Ligon. London: Ridinghouse, 2015.

A People on the Cover. Texts by Glenn Ligon. London: Ridinghouse, 2015.

   Glenn Ligon: AMERICA  . Edited by Scott Rothkopf. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, distributed by Yale University Press, 2011.

Glenn Ligon: AMERICA. Edited by Scott Rothkopf. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, distributed by Yale University Press, 2011.

   Yourself in the World: Selected Writings and Interviews  . Edited by Scott Rothkopf. Texts by Glenn Ligon. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011.

Yourself in the World: Selected Writings and Interviews. Edited by Scott Rothkopf. Texts by Glenn Ligon. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011.

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

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

Selected Essays & Articles

 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: 108-150.

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: 108-150.

 Thompson, Krista. "'Negro Sunshine': Figuring Blackness in the Neon Art of Glenn Ligon." In   Black Is, Black Ain’t  . Ed. Hamza Walker. Chicago: The Renaissance Society, 2013: 14-25.

Thompson, Krista. "'Negro Sunshine': Figuring Blackness in the Neon Art of Glenn Ligon." In Black Is, Black Ain’t. Ed. Hamza Walker. Chicago: The Renaissance Society, 2013: 14-25.

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

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

 Nixon, Mignon. “On The Couch.”  October , no. 113 (Summer 2005): 39–76.

Nixon, Mignon. “On The Couch.” October, no. 113 (Summer 2005): 39–76.

Interviews & Artist's Writings