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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Gregg Bordowitz on Rückenfigur by Glenn Ligon

Sat, May 9, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor Five

Gregg Bordowitz, artist and writer, will address Rückenfigur, 2009 by Glenn Ligon (b. 1960).

Named in honor of the Whitney’s new address, 99 Gansevoort Street, 99 Objects is a series of in-gallery programs focusing on individual works of art from the Museum’s collection on view in America Is Hard to See. Speakers include artists, writers, Whitney curators and educators, and an interdisciplinary group of scholars. Programs take place daily.

Free with Museum admission.

Glenn Ligon ( b. 1960). Rückenfigur, 2009.  Neon and paint, 24 × 145 1/2 × 5in. (61 × 369.6 × 12.7 cm)  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Painting and Sculpture Committee  2011.3a‑I © Glenn Ligon

Glenn Ligon ( b. 1960). Rückenfigur, 2009.  Neon and paint, 24 × 145 1/2 × 5in. (61 × 369.6 × 12.7 cm)  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Painting and Sculpture Committee  2011.3a‑I © Glenn Ligon