Artist Talk: Glenn Ligon and Hilton Als

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Artist Talk: Glenn Ligon and Hilton Als

Thursday, March 11, 2021 @ 5:30 pm

Artist Glenn Ligon, whose work draws on literature and history to explore race, language, desire, and identity, joins Pulitzer Prize–winning author, critic, and Princeton’s Presidential Visiting Scholar Hilton Als to discuss the ways in which art can engage and rethink the most urgent issues of our time.

Free registration for the lecture via Zoom here. (when prompted, click to sign in as “attendee”)

This event will include live closed captions in both English and Spanish. English captions are available directly in the Zoom toolbar by clicking the "CC" icon. To access Spanish-language captioning, open Streamtext, where you can select “Spanish” to see the live captioning.

Para acceder a los subtítulos en varios idiomas, ingrese al seminario web de Zoom durante un evento en vivo, luego abra un navegador web separado para visitar esta página donde puede seleccionar "español" o el idioma de su elección.

LATE THURSDAYS! This event is part of the Museum’s Late Thursdays programming, made possible in part by Heather and Paul G. Haaga Jr., Class of 1970. This program, including live closed-captioning, is made possible by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

Glenn Ligon (American, born 1960), Self Portrait at Eleven Years Old, 2004. Princeton University Art Museum. Museum purchase, Kathleen Compton Sherrerd Fund for Acquisitions in American Art. © Glenn Ligon