Tuesday, November 17

Rashid Johnson: Anxious Men

"Since distinguishing himself as the youngest artist in Freestyle, the landmark 2001 exhibition at the Studio Museum in Harlem, Johnson has established himself as one of the preeminent artists of his generation. Invoking such varied themes as the black experience in America, the dialogue between abstraction and figuration, and the relationship between art and personal identity, Johnson has been discussed within the context of contemporary painting, photography, sculpture, video, installation art, and even performance. Now, with the Anxious Men, drawing enters that list. ..."
Drawing Center
NY Times: Looking Deeply at the Art of Rashid Johnson
Hauser & Wirth
New York’s Prestigious Drawing Center Showcases Star of the ‘Post-Black’ Art Movement
Nowness: Rashid Johnson's Post-black Art
Guggenheim: Storylines: Rashid Johnson