To Disembark: Billie Holiday

Glenn Ligon American, born 1960

On View

in

African American, Level 2, North Wing

African American, Level 2, North Wing

African American, Level 2, North Wing

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About the Artwork

To Disembark: Billie Holiday

1993

Glenn Ligon

born 1960

American

Unknown

Wood and audio

Overall (crate): 37 × 24 3/4 × 31 1/2 inches (94 × 62.9 × 80 cm) Overall (crate cover): 35 1/2 × 23 1/4 × 3/4 inches (90.2 × 59.1 × 1.9 cm)

Sculpture

African American Art

Founders Society Purchase with funds from Gilbert and Lila Silverman

1996.58

Courtesy of Regen Projects, Los Angeles

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Provenance

the artist. (by 1996, Max Protetch Gallery, no. LG93.204)

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

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Glenn Ligon, To Disembark: Billie Holiday, 1993, wood and audio . Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Gilbert and Lila Silverman, 1996.58.

To Disembark: Billie Holiday
To Disembark: Billie Holiday