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Glenn Ligon
BALDWIN #3 (II)
Estimation
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Lot. Vendu 162,500 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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224
Glenn Ligon
BALDWIN #3 (II)
Estimation
100 000150 000
Lot. Vendu 162,500 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Curated

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New York

Glenn Ligon
B. 1960
BALDWIN #3 (II)
signed, titled and dated 1992 on the reverse
acrylic and oilstick on paper
43 by 37 in. 109.2 by 94 cm.
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Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1992

Description

“A key text for me is James Baldwin's essays. The essay is from the mid '50s, when he's moved to Switzerland to work on a novel, and he finds himself the only black man living in a tiny Swiss village. He even says, 'They don't believe I'm American - black people come from Africa." The essay is not only about race relations, but about what it means to be a stranger anywhere.'"

Glenn Ligon 

Contemporary Curated

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New York