Posts Tagged ‘Glenn Ligon’

Arts Roundup: Fear and Loathing in Riot Grrrl Edition

In its early years, Bikini Kill survived hurled bottles and obscenities at shows across the country. When the riot-grrrl band played its first show in D.C., says singer Kathleen Hanna, "It was like they had been waiting for us." Read this history of Bikini Kill's struggles with fear, anger, and the asphyxiating force that its [...]

National Gallery’s New Acquisitions: McCracken, Paik, Torres-Garcia, Gober, Ligon

The National Gallery announced today the acquisition of new works from a disparate group of artists, several of whom are firsts for their collection. Here's a rundown of the new works you'll be able to see in coming months:
John McCracken, "Black Plank": McCracken has much in common with artist Anne Truitt, whose retrospective at the [...]

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