Rashid Johnson

Rashid Johnson, Antoine’s Organ, 2016. Installation view at Hauser & Wirth, New York, 2016. Photo: Martin Parsekian

Rashid Johnson, The Crisis, 2019. Installation view at Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, 2019. Photo: Ramiro Chaves

Rashid Johnson, Untitled Stranger, 2017. Installation view at Hauser & Wirth, Somerset, 2017. Photo: Ken Adlard

Rashid Johnson, Monument, 2019. Installation view at ICA VCU, Richmond, 2019. Photo: David Hunte

Rashid Johnson, Antoine’s Organ, 2016. Installation view at Hauser & Wirth, New York, 2016. Photo: Martin Parsekian

Rashid Johnson (b. 1977, Chicago, USA) lives and works in New York, USA. Johnson incorporates diverse materials rich with symbolism and personal history, and employs a wide range of media including sculpture, painting, drawing, filmmaking and installation. He is among an influential cadre of contemporary American artists whose work explores themes of art history, individual and shared cultural identities, personal narratives,literature, philosophy, materiality and critical history. Recent exhibitions include Tamayo Museum of Contemporary Art, Mexico (2019); Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Russia (2016); Grand Palais, France (2015); and South London Gallery, UK (2012).