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Art Feature: Rashid Johnson


We are continuing Black History Month with Art Feature and Rashid Johnson will be our first art feature for the month of February. Here are a few facts about Johnson.

‘Rashid Johnson, Fly Away’ Hauser & Wirth New York, 18th Street, Photo: Martin Parsekain © the artist Courtesy Hauser & Wirth

  • Johnson produces conceptional post-blacks art
  • Studied at  Columbia College Chicago and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

I talk white, 2003. by Rashid Johnson. Sold at auction October 25, 2008

  • His work has been exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Detroit Institute of Arts; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; the Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC; the Institute of Contemporary Photography, New York; the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
  • Johnson is also a photographer and sculpture, who presents audio, through music, also known for artistic productions and process, combining various science through black history


To know more about this artist, go to


Featured and other images: Kvadrat Interwoven, Wikipedia, & ArtNet News


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