Two boats, one blue and one orange, rest on the floor. From a video screen, we hear artist Glenn Ligon telling his therapist about making a papier-mâché boat in school and painting it blue and orange. When his teacher asked him why he didn't paint it with prettier colors, he painted the boat black. The choice was part rebellion and part affirmation for the young African-American kid. Looking at his work as an adult, you see s... More >>>