553
553
Glenn Ligon
PROLOGUE SERIES #1
Estimate
500,000700,000
JUMP TO LOT
553
Glenn Ligon
PROLOGUE SERIES #1
Estimate
500,000700,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Art Day Auction

|
New York

Glenn Ligon
B. 1960
PROLOGUE SERIES #1
signed, titled, dated 1991 and numbered 1 of 32 of 3 and 3 of 3 on the reverse, respectively
oil on canvas, in three parts
overall: 16 by 36 3/8 in. 40.6 by 92.4 cm.
Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Provenance

Max Protetch, New York
Collection of Reader's Digest Association, New York (acquired from the above in 1991)
Christie's, New York, 7 March 2012, Lot 49
Private Collection, London (acquired from the above sale)
Sotheby's, New York, 19 May 2017, Lot 429
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Catalogue Note

“I’m interested in what happens when a text is difficult to read or frustrates legibility—what that says about our ability to think about each other, know each other, process each other.”

Glenn Ligon

Contemporary Art Day Auction

|
New York