Black Rage; or, How I Got Over; or, Sketches of the Life and Labor of Glenn Ligon, 1993

  • Glenn Ligon, American, born 1960
  • Burnet Editions, New York

Etching printed in black ink on greenish chine colle on white wove paper

  • Framed: Plate: 21 7/8 × 15 1/4 inches (55.6 × 38.7 cm) Sheet: 28 × 21 1/8 inches (71.1 × 53.7 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Friends of Modern Art Fund

1996.61.8

Department

African American Art

  • Race (concept)
  • Anger
  • Slavery
  • Autobiography
  • Narrative
  • Allusion
  • Chine collé
  • Typography
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Text
  • Quotations (texts)
  • Etching
  • Title page
  • Narrative
  • New york

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, lower right: Glenn Ligon '93

Drystamp, lower right of the white wove sheet: BURNET / EDITIONS; watermark: ARCHES

Inscribed in pencil, lower left of the white wove sheet: 26/45 Signed and dated in pencil, lower right of the white wove sheet: Glenn Ligon '93

Provenance

1996-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Courtesy of Regen Projects, Los Angeles Contact: Glenn Ligon Regen Projects 633 North Almont Drive, Los Angeles, CA. 90069 Phone: 310-276-5424, Fax: 310-276-7451, Email: office@regenprojects.com

Glenn Ligon, Black Rage; or, How I Got Over; or, Sketches of the Life and Labor of Glenn Ligon, 1993, etching printed in black ink on greenish chine colle on white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Friends of Modern Art Fund, 1996.61.8.