"I think my role as an artist is to be a good commentator and thinker about society, and that’s true for any artist. I don’t know if I think there’s a special responsibility a black artist has. I hate giving artists responsibility, because that usually means that there’s some work they should and should not be doing. And that’s not what art is about for me."
Glenn Ligon
Nobody Knew Me #1
2007
acrylic and oil stick on canvas
  1. "I think my role as an artist is to be a good commentator and thinker about society, and that’s true for any artist. I don’t know if I think there’s a special responsibility a black artist has. I hate giving artists responsibility, because that usually means that there’s some work they should and should not be doing. And that’s not what art is about for me."

    Glenn Ligon

    Nobody Knew Me #1

    2007

    acrylic and oil stick on canvas

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