Glenn Ligon, Warm Broad Glow II, 2011

Rose laughed when she was happy but she had not the wide, abandoned laughter that makes the warm broad glow of negro sunshine. Rose was never joyous with the earth-born, boundless joy of negroes. Hers was just ordinary, any sort of woman laughter.
-Gertrude Stein, Three Lives

Glenn Ligon, Warm Broad Glow II, 2011



Rose laughed when she was happy but she had not the wide, abandoned laughter that makes the warm broad glow of negro sunshine. Rose was never joyous with the earth-born, boundless joy of negroes. Hers was just ordinary, any sort of woman laughter.

-Gertrude Stein, Three Lives

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