Mario Merz Prize

Edition 1


Glenn Ligon

Glenn Ligon (Bronx 1960) lives and works in New York.

His work has been awarded with numerous grants and prizes, including the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant 1997, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship 2003, the Skowhegan Medal for Painting 2006 and the Studio Museum’s Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize 2009. He has exhibited at Documenta in 2002, and at the Whitney Biennial in 1991 and 1993. He has had several solo shows in public institutions, such as the Whitney Museum in 2011, Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and Studio Museum in Harlem in New York in 2012.