This book originates from a major group exhibition curated by Glenn Ligon, one of the most influential American artists of his generation. It features forty-five artists who he refers to in his art and in his writings, or who have been of significance to him more generally, including Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol, Adrian Piper, David Hammons, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Lorna Simpson, Steve McQueen and Zoe Leonard.
With texts by Glenn Ligon, Francesco Manacorda, Alex Farquharson and Gregg Bordowitz
Erratum: Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions
On p.171 of this publication, the illustration of the Cady Noland work Pipes in a Basket, 1989, has been incorrectly printed, with the image flipped on its horizontal axis. The publishers apologise for this printing error.