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Rashid Johnson

Since coming to prominence in the early 2000s, American artist Rashid Johnson has forged a nuanced and diverse body of work that explores the complex contemporary and historical forces that shape identity. His paintings, photographs, videos, and sculptures draw on a shifting corpus of references spanning music, literature, intellectual history, and pop culture, interwoven with dense autobiographical valences.

Text by Katherine Brinson, Associate Curator, Solomon R. Guggenheim New York.

Publisher: The George Economou Collection
ISBN: 978-618-80683-1-5
Publication date: 2014

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