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Art Feature: Rashid Johnson

2.13.19

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 www.artnet.com/artists/rashid-johnson

 

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

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