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Ghosts and Fragments

Through June 2022

See how contemporary artists like Glenn Ligon and Nick Cave explore the nature of bodily presence, reconsidering the human body through its parts and its absence rather than by its corporeal, material weight. In this installation, disembodied artifacts—fragments of limbs, fractured objects, and haunting words—yield poetic, political, and subjective interpretations of the self, invisibility, and otherness.

Main Building

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This installation has been made possible with support from the museum’s endowment, through the Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Excellence in Contemporary Art.


Erica F. Battle, The John Alchin and Hal Marryatt Associate Curator of Contemporary Art
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