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Backlash, Backlash...

A white sheet of paper covered in the word "Backlash," printed over and over again in black. The words overlap and intersect and split up, creating a gradient—light at the top of the paper, and dark (almost illegible) at the bottom.

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  • A white sheet of paper covered in the word "Backlash," printed over and over again in black. The words overlap and intersect and split up, creating a gradient—light at the top of the paper, and dark (almost illegible) at the bottom.

Date:

1991

Artist:

Glenn Ligon
American, born 1960

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Glenn Ligon

Title

Backlash, Backlash...

Origin

United States

Date

1991

Medium

Oilstick on heavy white wove card, ruled with graphite

Dimensions

775 × 413 mm

Credit Line

Margaret Fisher Endowment

Reference Number

1999.273

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