Glenn Ligon and Marilyn Minter In conversation with Annette Carlozzi
Blanton Museum of Art Auditorium
Saturday, February 6, 2 p.m.
Free, tickets available at 1 p.m.
Exhibiting artists Glenn Ligon and Marilyn Minter discuss desire with Desire curator Annette DiMeo Carlozzi at the Blanton Museum of Art.
New York-based artist Glenn Ligon is the recent winner of the Studio Museum in Harlem’s Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize. He has exhibited widely and is featured in the current group exhibitions Afro-Modernism: Journeys through the Black Atlantic at the Tate Liverpool and Hard Targets at the Wexner Center for the Arts. In 2005 the exhibition Glenn Ligon: Some Changes was presented at The Power Plant, Toronto, the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, The Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio, the Belkin Art Gallery in Vancouver and the Mudam-Foundation Musee d’Art Modern Grand-duc, Luxembourg.
Also based in New York, Marilyn Minter has been featured in numerous exhibitions including an upcoming solo exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland. Her 2009 video Green Pink Caviar has screened in museums and publicly including presentations in Times Square and at MOMA in New York, on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, and as the backdrop for the opening of Madonna’s Sticky and Sweet European Tour. Group exhibitions include The Anniversary Show at SFMOMA, the 2006 Whitney Biennial, and the Busan Biennale in Busan, Korea.