David Kordansky Gallery

  • Art/Africa, le nouvel atelier, 2017, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France, Installation view
  • Within Our Gates, 2016, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia, Installation view
  • Within Our Gates, 2016, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia, Installation view
  • Falling Man, 2016, burned red oak flooring, black soap, wax, 72 1/2 x 49 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches (184.2 x 125.7 x 6.4 cm)
  • Color Men, 2016, white ceramic tile, black soap, wax, 93 3/4 x 70 x 3 inches (238.1 x 177.8 x 7.6 cm)
  • Untitled Anxious Men, 2015, white ceramic tile, black soap, wax, 73 x 94 1/2 x 3 inches (185.4 x 240 x 7.6 cm)
  • Rashid Johnson: Anxious Men, 2015, The Drawing Center, New York, NY, Installation view
  • Ahmad Ahmad, 2015, burned red oak flooring, black soap, wax, spray enamel, books, shea butter, vinyl, 84 x 78 x 10 inches (213.4 x 198.1 x 25.4 cm)
  • Flavor Man, 2015, bronze panel, black soap, wax, 49 1/8 x 39 1/8 x 1/2 inches (124.8 x 99.4 x 1.3 cm)
  • New Growth, 2014, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, Denver, CO, Installation view
  • We Hood, 2014, mirrored tile, spray enamel, black soap, wax, vinyl, steel, books, shea butter, 96 1/2 x 120 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches (245.1 x 306.1 x 36.8 cm)
  • What Goes Up, 2014, burned red oak flooring, spray enamel, black soap, wax, 96.5 x 120.5 x 3 inches (245.1 x 306.1 x 7.6 cm)
  • Shea Butter Distribution System, 2013, central pivot irrigation unit, shea butter, black soap, wax, 168 x 1080 x 120 inches
  • Samuel in Space, 2013, 16mm film transferred to video with sound, 4:55 minutes
  • Rashid Johnson: Shelter, 2012, South London Gallery, London, England, Installation view
  • Cosmic Slop "Hardcore Jollies", 2012, black soap, wax, 96 1/4 x 120 3/4 x 3 inches (244.5 x 306.7 x 7.6 cm)
  • Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks, 2012, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, Installation view
  • Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks, 2012, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, Installation view
  • Four For the Talking Cure, 2009-2012, steel, black soap, wax, books, plant, and zebra skin, 97 x 84 1/2 x 84 1/2 inches (207.6 x 214.6 x 214.6 cm)
  • Soul Mate, 2012, mirrored tile, black soap, wax. 120 x 156 x 3 inches (304.8 x 396.2 x 7.6 cm)
  • Houses in Motion, 2012, branded red oak flooring, black soap, wax, 96 x 120 x 2 3/4 inches (243.8 x 304.8 x 7 cm)
  • ILLUMInations, 2011, International Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, Installation view
  • Fatherhood as Described by Paul Beatty, 2011, branded red oak flooring, black soap, wax, books, branding irons, shea butter, oyster shells, space rock, gold paint, 96 x 120 x 12.5 inches (243.8 x 304.8 x 31.8 cm)
  • The Sweet, Sweet Runner Garden and Trophy Room, 2010, steel, black soap, wax, Shea butter, plants, mirror, Persian rug, spray paint, books, vinyl, space rock, dvd player & monitor, 120 x 200 x 102 inches (304.8 x 508 x 259.1 cm)
  • The New Negro Escapist Social and Athletic Club (Dr. Minton), 2010, silver gelatin print, 43.75 x 35.25 inches (111.1 x 89.5 cm), Edition of 3, with 2 AP
  • Souls of Black Folk, 2010, black soap, wax, books, vinyl, brass, shea butter, plants, space rocks, mirrors, gold paint, stained wood, 114 x 124.75 x 24.13 inches (289.56 x 316.87 x 61.29 cm)

Biography

born 1977, Chicago IL
lives and works in New York, NY


EDUCATION

2004
MFA, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

2000
BA, Columbia College, Chicago, IL


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
(* indicates a publication)

2017
Rashid Johnson, Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Bruton, England
Rashid Johnson: The New Black Yoga and Samuel in Space, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
Hail We Now Sing Joy, organized by Erin Dziedzic, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

2016
Fly Away, Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY
*Within Our Gates, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Reasons, GAMeC Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy

2015
*Anxious Men, curated by Claire Gilman, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Blocks, The High Line, New York, NY
Smile, Hauser & Wirth, London, England

2014
Three Rooms, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
Islands, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Magic Numbers, The George Economou Collection, Athens, Greece
New Growth, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO

2013
The Gathering, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
New Growth, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX
*Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

2012
*Rashid Johnson: Shelter, South London Gallery, London, England
Coup d’état, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
*Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL; Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Rumble, Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY

2010
25 days after October, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy
Between Nothingness and Eternity, Carlson Gallery, London, England
There are Stranger Villages, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, Germany
Our Kind of People, Salon 94, New York, NY
*Art 41 Basel: Statements, David Kordansky Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

2009
Other Aspects, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Smoke and Mirrors, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY
The Dead Lecturer: Laboratory, Dojo, and Performance Space, Power House Memphis, Memphis, TN

2008
Cosmic Slops, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL
*Sharpening My Oyster Knife, Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Fauen Magdeburg, Germany
The Dead Lecturer, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY

2007
Dark Matters, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA

2005
The Production of Escapism, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN

2002
12×12: New Artist/New Work, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 
(* indicates a publication)

2017
*Unpacking: The Marciano Collection, curated by Philipp Kaiser, Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Oliver Twist, Chapter 2: Dear Darren, Rental Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Art/Africa, le nouvel atelier, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
Please fasten your seat belt as we are experiencing some turbulence, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai, China
One & Other, Zabludowicz Collection, London
*99 Cents, organized by Jens Hoffman, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, MI
The Age of Ambiguity: Abstract Figuration/Figurative Abstraction, curated by Bob Colacello, Vito Schnabel Gallery, Moritz, Switzerland
*We Are Here, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

2016
L’esprit du Bauhaus, L’Objet en Question, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France
Visual Art and the American Experience, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, D.C.
Inaugural Exhibition, Makasiini Contemporary, Turku, Finland
Hard & Fast, collaborative object-based installation by Clifford Owens, INVISIBLE-EXPORTS, New York, NY
*Long View / Long Game, curated by Brandon Alvendia, Cleve Carney Art Gallery, College of Dupage, Glen Ellyn, IL
Moments of Impact, Mills College art Museum, Oakland, CA
Reality of my Surroundings: The Contemporary Collection, Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, NC
About Face, curated by Marc Mitchell, Fine Arts Center Gallery, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Blackness in Abstraction, Pace Gallery, New York, NY
Public, Private, Secret, curated by Charlotte Cotton, Pauline Vermare, and Marina Chao, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
For Freedoms, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY
Progressive Praxis, de la Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space, Miami, FL
*Show me your vital parts, curated by Pim Voorneman, Parts Project, The Hague, Netherlands
*30 Americans, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
OVERRIDE | A Billboard Project, presented by EXPO Chicago and the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) on Chicago’s City Digital Network (CDN), Chicago, IL
Che Il Vero Possa Confutare Il Falso, curated by Luigi Fassi and Alberto Salvadori, Palazzo Pubblico, Santa Maria Della Scala, Siena, Italy
Self-Portrait, Massimo de Carlo, London, England
*Good Dreams, Bad Dreams: American Mythologies, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, Aïshti Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon
You Go To My Head: A Visual Poem On African Inheritance, curated by Rita Caltagirone, Galerie Daniel Templon, Brussels, Belgium
ROUTE TO (RE)SETTLEMENT, curated by Cecelia Stucker, Mann-Simons Site, Columbia, SC
Inside Out, curated by Alexandra Economou, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
Paper in Practice, Moran Bondaroff, Los Angeles, CA
Nice Weather, curated by David Salle, Skarstedt Gallery, New York, NY

2015
Civilization and Its Discontents, curated by Scott and Tyson Reeder, School of the Art Institute Chicago, Chicago, IL
Hard Edged: Geometrical Abstraction and Beyond, California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA
I Got Rhythm. Art and Jazz Since 1920, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Germany
Maier Museum of Art, Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA
Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
America Is Hard To See, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Forms of Abstractions, N’Namdi Contemporary Gallery, Miami, FL
*30 Americans, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR; Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
The Avant-Garde Won’t Give Up: Cobra and Its Legacy, curated by Alison M. Gingeras, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA; Blum & Poe, New York, NY

2014
*The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, curated by Laura Hoptman, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
One Man’s Trash (Is Another Man’s Treasure), Danjuma Collection, London, England
Secret Passions, Tripostal, Lille, France
Variations: Conversations in and Around Abstract Painting, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Black Eye Art, curated by Nicola Vassel, New York, NY
Home/Sculpture, Massimo De Carlo, London, England
I May Be Wrong But I Think You Are Beautiful, David Achenbach Projects, Düsseldorf, Germany
*Point of View: Contemporary African American Art from the Elliot and Kimberly Perry Collection, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit, MI and Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI
*Man in the Mirror, curated by Emma Dexter and Walter Vanhaerents, VanhaerentsArtCollection, Brussels, Belgium

2013
personal, political, mysterious, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
DSM-V, curated by David Rimanelli, presented by Vito Schnabel, The Future Moynihan Station, New York, NY
Painting in Place, Los Angeles Nomadic Division, Farmers and Merchants Bank, Los Angeles, CA
Out Of Memory, curated by Eleanor Cayre, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
*White Collar Crimes, presented by Vito Schnabel, Acquavella Galleries, New York, NY
*30 Americans, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI; The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
*Beg, Borrow and Steal, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
*Etched in Collective History, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
Portal, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
Heinzmann Johnson Zipp, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, Germany

2012
*From the Collection: 2012 Exhibition, de la Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space, Miami, FL
The Sound of Painting, curated by Margherita Artoni and Marco Marrone, Palazzo Saluzzo Paesana, Turin, Italy
In the Holocene, Hayden, Reference, Bakalar Galleries, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
The Bearden Project, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Beyond Beauty, Twig Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Things Beyond Our Control, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
An Architect’s Dream, curated by Todd Levin, curator’s office, Washington, D.C.
*you, your sun and shadow, curated by Michael Jones McKean, Anderson Gallery, School of Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
*30 Americans, Rubell Family Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
*American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL

2011
OH!, organized by Massimo De Carlo, Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, France
*American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Home Alone, curated by Sarah Aibel, Sender Collection, Miami, FL
*ESLOV WIDE SHUT, curated by Stefan Lundgren, organized by Eslövs Kommun and Mallorca Landings, Blomsterberg’s Warehouse, Eslöv, Sweden
There are two sides to every coin, and two sides to your face, curated by Carlos Cardenas, Galerie Xippas, Paris, France
INTERNAL / EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, Residence of the Ambassador of the United States of America to Germany, Berlin, Germany
Converging Voices, Transforming Dialogue, University Museum, Texas Southern University, Houston, TX
With one color…, Van de Weghe Fine Art, New York, NY
Becoming: Photographs from the Wedge Collection, The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC
*ILLUMInations, curated by Bice Curiger, International Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
*30 Americans, Rubell Family Collection, The North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Seeing Is a Kind of Thinking: A Jim Nutt Companion, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
Livingroom Exotica, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland
*Secret Societies. To Know, To Dare, To Will, To Keep Silence, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany; CAPC de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Dwelling, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY

2010
Lush Life, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY
Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project, National Arts Club, New York, NY
David Adamo, Heather Cook, Brendan Fowler, Rashid Johnson, Phil Wagner, UNTITLED, New York, NY
Re-dressing, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY
About Us, Johann König, Berlin, Germany
Hope! A contemporary art exhibition, Palais des Arts et du Festival, Dinard, France
Item, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY
*At Home/Not at Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
(LEAN), Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY
Light Breaks Where No Sun Shines, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY
From Then to Now: Masterworks of African American Art, curated by Margo Crutchfield, MOCA Cleveland, OH
Selected Works from the MCA Collection: Focus on UBS 12×12, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

2009
*Beg, Borrow and Steal, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
30 Seconds off an Inch, curated by Naomi Beckwith, Studio Museum Harlem, New York, NY
Under Control, curated by Ginger Gregg Duggan, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
Dress Codes: Clothing as Metaphor, curated by Barbara Bloemink, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
Across the Divide: Reconsidering the Other, Illinois State Museum, Chicago, IL

2008
*30 Americans, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Made in Chicago: Photographs from the Bank of American LaSale Collection, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
Across the Divide: Reconsidering the Other, Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL
Ah, Decadence, curated by Lisa Wainright, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL
Summer Mixtape Volume 1: the Get Smart edition, curated by Herb Tam and Lauren Rosati, Exit Art, New York, NY
Zero Zone, Tracey Williams, Ltd., New York, NY

2007
Color Line, curated by Odili Donald Odita for the Luanda Triennial in Angola, Jack Shainman Gallery, NY
For the Love of the Game: Race and Sports, curated by Franklin Sirmans and Rehema Barber, The Amistad Center for Art & Culture at the Wadsworth Athenaeum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
MCA Exposed: Defining Moments in Photography, 1967-2007, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL

2006
*A noir, E blanc, I rouge, U vert, O bleu: FARBEN, Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Fauen Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
American Identities, Brooklyn Museum of Art,curated by Terry Carbone, Brooklyn, NY
Scarecrow, curated by David Hunt, Postmasters, New York, NY

2005
NAPOLI PRESENTE Posizioni e Prospettive dell-Arte Contemporarea, PAN Contemporary Art Museum, Naples, Italy
Wish, COCA Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
*Only Skin Deep: Chancing Visions of the American Self, curated by Coco Fusco, San Diego Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
Crossings: 10 artists from Kaohsiung & Chicago, curated by Greg Knight and Tseng Fangling, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; Museum of Fine Art, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
International Biennale of Contemporary Art 2005, Prague, Czech Republic
In Search of a Continuous Present, curated by Lynne Warren, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Pan/Sonic, Chicago Gallery, Northern Illinois University School of Art, Chicago, IL

2004
*Only Skin Deep: Chancing Visions of the American Self, curated by Coco Fusco, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
A Perfect Union…More or Less, curated by Hamza Walker, Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
About Face: Photographic Portraits from the Collection, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
*Common Ground: Discovering Community in 150 Years of Art, Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC
Inside Out: Portrait Photographs from the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum, New York, NY

2003
*Only Skin Deep: Chancing Visions of the American Self, curated by Coco Fusco, ICP, New York, NY
*The Squared Circle: Boxing in Contemporary Art, curated by Olukemi Ilesanmi, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
A Century of Collecting: African American Art, curated by Daniel Schulman, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2002
Manumission Papers, Sunrise Museum, Charleston, WV
Cut, Pulled, Colored, and Burnt, curated by Michael Rooks, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2001
*Freestyle, curated by Thelma Golden, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

2000
A Decade of Acquisitions, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI


GRANTS AND AWARDS

2012
David C. Driskell Prize, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA


CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2013
Hard-Edge Paintings 1963-1966, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Farewell Rodney, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

2012
Drip, Drape, Draft, South London Gallery, London, England


PERFORMANCES
2013
DutchmanPerforma 13, Performa, New York, NY


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
(* indicates non-periodical book, catalog, or other publication)

2017
*Reflections in Conversations with Today’s Artists, written by Matt Black, New York: Assouline Publishing, 2017
Pollack, Barbara, “You’ve Gotta See This!,” ArtNews, Spring 2017, pp. 72-77
Harris, Gareth, “Venture capitalist Jean Pigozzi plans foundation to house huge contemporary African art collection,” TheArtNewspaper.com, News, April 26, 2017
Mitchell, Holly, “Gallery Draws In Pro Artists, New Media,” UATrav.com, April 25, 2017
Cohen, Alina, “A Documentary Introduction to the Art World with Star Power and Obvious Ideas,” Hyperallergic.com, Film, April 24, 2017
Hood, Nathanael, “Movie Review: Blurred Lines: Inside the Art World,” TheYoungFolks.com, Movie Reviews, April 23, 2017
Corbett, Rachel, “22 Artists, Critics, and Curators on What Makes Protest Art Successful,” Vulture.com, April 20, 2017
Pini, Gary, “10 Must-See Art Shows Opening This Week,” PaperMag.com, April 20, 2017
Wilson, Ashleigh, “Art Basel Hong Kong: dead communists and live-wire artists,” TheAustralian.com.au, Visual Arts, March 30, 2017
Shaw, Anny, “Never min the billionaires—dealers at Art Basel in Hong Kong target the middle market,” TheArtNewspaper.com, News, March 23, 2017
Neuendorf, Henri, “Find Out What Sold at Art Basel in Hong Kong 2017,” Artnet.com, Art Fairs, March 22, 2017
Frank, Priscilla, “Four Black Artists Join Forces To Purchase Nina Simone’s Childhood Home,” HuffingtonPost.com, Arts & Culture, March 13, 2017
Willis, Kiersten, “Four Young Black Artists Rescue the N.C. Childhood Home of Nina Simone,” AtlantaBlackStar.com, March 6, 2017
Cush, Andy, “Four NYC Artists Pooled Their Money to Save Nina Simone’s Childhood Home From Destruction,” Spin.com, March 2, 2017
“Artists Save Home of Singer and Civil Rights Activists Nina Simone,” Artforum.com, March 2, 2017
Kennedy, Randy, “Saving Nina Simone’s Birthplace as an Act of Art and Politics,” NYTimes.com, March 2, 2017
Rosen, Miss, “4 Visual Artists Who Have Become Film Directors,” CraveOnline.com, March 1, 2017
Davis, Lindsey, “This Week in Art 2.27 – 3.5: Rashid Johnson’s Directorial Debut,” Magazine.Art21.com, February 27, 2017
Kirsch, Elisabeth, “Shea butter, soap, books: Rashid Johnson’s life becomes raw art at Kemper Museum,” KansasCity.com, February 25, 2017
Valentine, Victoria L., “Artist Rashid Johnson is Expanding his Practice, First Film Project is Adaptation of Richard Wright Novel ‘Native Son’,” CultureType.com, February 23, 2017
“Rashid Johnson to make feature film debut,” Apollo-Magazine.com, February 22, 2017
Halperin, Moze, “Suzan-Lori Parks and Rashid Johnson Are Adapting Richard Wright’s ‘Native Son’ as a Film,” Flavorwire.com, February 21, 2017
“Suzan-Lori Parks and Rashid Johnson Collaborate to Make Richard Wright’s Novel ‘Native Son’ into a Movie,” Artforum.com, February 21, 2017
Freeman, Nate, “Rashid Johnson to Direct Adaptation of Richard Wright’s ‘Native Son’ in Feature film Debut,” ArtNews.com, February 21, 2017
Dafoe, Taylor, “Rashid Johnson to Direct Film Adaptation of ‘Native Son’,” BlouinArtInfo.com, February 21, 2017
Abrams, Amah-Rose, “Artists Donate Works for New Cape Town Museum Zeitz MOCAA,” Artnet.com, Auctions, February 16, 2017
An Artist and a Poet Contemplate Freedom, NYTimes.com, T Magazine, Art, February 15, 2017
Kinsella, Eileen, “Who to Network With During Art LA Contemporary,” Artnet.com, Art World, January 24, 2017
Reynolds, Michael, “Stylist’s eye: Michael Reynolds’ diary of Design Miami and Art Basel Miami Beach,” Wallpaper.com, January 3, 2017

2016
*Blocks, edited by Michaela Unterdörfer, conversation with Cecilia Alemani and Rashid Johnson, Berlin: Distanz, 2016
*Rashid Johnson, edited by Ruth Addison and Kate Fowle, texts by Anton Belov, Kate Fowle, and Rashid Johnson, Moscow: Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, 2016
Alfaro, Por Juan, “15 Artistas Para 2017,” Harper’s Bazaar Art, 2016, pp. 88-95
*Good Dreams, Bad Dreams: American Mythologies, Milan and Beirut: Skira editore and Aïshti Foundation, 2016
Kinsella, Eileen, “See the 10 Most Exciting Artists in the United States Today,” Artnet.com, Art World, December 14, 2016
Kino, Carol, “An Anxious Man,” Cultured, Fall 2016, pp. 170-175
Freeman, Nate, “Washington’s Hirshhorn Museum Holds Second Gala In New York, Announces Fundraising, Acquisitions,” Artnews.com, November 11, 2016
Forrest, Nicholas, “Art Basel Announces 2016 Miami Beach Film Program,” UK.BlouinArtInfo.com, November 1, 2016
Bourland, Ian, “Blackness in Abstraction,” frieze, no. 182, October, 2016, p. 246
Bourland, Ian, “Rashid Johnson,” Artforum.com, Critics’ Picks, October 2016
Lesser, Casey, “Cyndie Berthezene Is Spearheading an Initiative to Give Underprivileged School Children Access to Contemporary Art,” Artsy.net, October 28, 2016
Neuendorf, Henri, “Gallerist David Kordansky on Today’s Market, and the LA Art Scene,” Artnet.com, People, October 26, 2016
Durón, Maximiliano, “Face Values: Rashid Johnson Raises Tough Questions At Hauser & Wirth,” Artnews.com, October 21, 2016
Valentine, Victoria L., “Book Report: New Titles Explore Work of Artists Shinique Smith, Rashid Johnson, and Whitfield Lovell,” CultureType.com, October 21, 2016
Stapley-Brown, Victoria and Gabriella Angeleti, “Three to see: New York,” TheArtNewspaper.com, News, October 20, 2016
Boucher, Brian, “Is the Art Market Racially Biased?” Artnet.com, Analysis, October 11, 2016
Wong, Ryan, Lee, “Rashid Johnson Explores Blackness and Invisibility,” VillageVoice.com, October 5, 2016
“Rashid Johnson,” The New Yorker, Art, Galleries—Chelsea, September 26, 2016, p. 10
Clemans, Gayle, “‘What does it mean to be an American?’ Black artists expolore the question in new exhibit at TAM,” SeattleTimes.com, September 24, 2016
Sargent, Antwaun, “The Art in the Smithsonian’s New African-American Museum Gives a Powerful, Nuanced Portrait of Black Experience,” Artsy.net, September 22, 2016
“artnet Titans: The Most Powerful People in the Art World, Part II,” Artnet.com, People, September 21, 2016
Binlot, Ann, “Distinct faces: Rashid Johnson explores escapism and identity in ‘Fly Away’, at Hauser & Wirth,” Wallpaper.com, September 21, 2016
Ponnekanti, Rosemary, “’30 Americans’ confronts issues of race at Tacoma Art Museum,” TheNewsTribune.com, September 21, 2016
Laster, Paul, “Artist Rashid Johnson’s latest work ponders the limits of freedom,” TimeOut.com, September 20, 2016
“Rashid Johnson @ Hauser & Wirth,” 2-times.com, September 19, 2016
“New York — Rashid Johnson: ‘Fly Away’ at Hauser and Wirth Through October 22nd, 2016,” ArtObserved.com, September 18, 2016
Sokol, Zach, “Is the Future of Fine Art in Hollywood’s Hands?” Vice.com, September 18, 2016
Valentine, Victoria L., “Retrospective: The Latest News in Black Art — Hamza Walker to Head LAXART, National Medal of arts Announced,” CultureType.com, September 17, 2016
“Rashid Johnson ‘Fly Away’ Exhibition at Hauser & Wirth, New York,” Purple.fr, September 16, 2016
Smith, Roberta, “A Mixed-Media Focus on Race,” The New York Times, Weekend Arts II, September 16, 2016, p. C15, C21
“Rashid Johnson’s Hauser & Wirth Exhibition ‘Fly Away’ Might be the Timeliest Art Show of 2016,” Forbes.com, Lifestyle, September 14, 2016
Tarmy, James, “Why You Should Invest in Large-Scale Works by Artist Rashid Johnson,” Bloomberg.com, September 13, 2016
“Rashid Johnson – Fly Away,” BraskArt.com, September 13, 2016
Lopez, “5 Reasons Why You Should Check out Rashid Johnson’s Newest Show,” ArtZealous.com, September 12, 2016
Colucci, Emily, “High Anxiety and Escapism at Rashid Johnson’s ‘Fly Away’,” ArtFCity.com, September 12, 2016
Rosen, Miss, “‘Fly Away’ with Rashid Johnson & Escape the Madness of Life Today,” CraveOnline.com, September 11, 2016
Valentine, Victoria L., “Retrospective: The Lastest News in Black Art – Fall Exhibitions Open in New York, Los Angeles,” CultureType.com, September 11, 2016
Embuscado, Rain, “Your Ultimate Guide to New York Gallery Crawls,” Artnet.com, Art Guides, September 10, 2016
Pini, Gary, “The 5 Must-See Art Shows Opening This Fall (And 9 More To Catch Now),” PaperMag.com, September 9, 2016
Wilson, Michael, “Begin Again,” Artforum.com, Scene & Herd, September 9, 2016
D’Angelo, Madelaine, “Back to School for the Art World: 6 Must-See Exhibitions in Chelsea,” HuffingtonPost.com, September 9, 2016
Freeman, Nate, “Off to the Races! New York’s Fall Season Begins with a Slew of Chelsea Openings,” Artnews.com, September 9, 2016
Sargent, Antwaun, “In His New Show, Rashid Johnson Explores Black Escapism,” Artsy.net, September 8, 2016
Viveros-Fauné, Christain, “Rashid Johnson Takes Post-Black Art to Pleasure Town,” Artnet.com, Reviews, September 8, 2016
Gassmann, Gay, “A Giant Art Installation with 250 Plants – and Live Jazz,” NYTimes.com, September 8, 2016
“New Rashid Johnson exhibition to open at New York’s Hauser & Wirth gallery,” ArchPaper.com, September 7, 2016
“Datebook: Rashid Johnson’s New Exhibition Echoes Yearning and Escape at Hauser & Wirth, New York,” BlouinArtInfo.com, September 5, 2016
Finkel, Jori, “Hollywood Talent Agency Is to Open Art Space,” The New York Times, September 1, 2016, p. C3
“Rashid Johnson: Fly Away, Hauser and Wirth, New York,” AestheticaMagazine.com, August 31, 2016
Valentine, Victoria L., “Artist Kara Walker Made Shadow Puppets for Santigold’s New Music Video,” CultureType.com, August 28, 2016
Valentine, Victoria L., “Retrospective: The Latest News in Black Art – Willie Cole’s Work is Helping to School KU Students,” CultureType.com, August 27, 2016
Freeman, Nate, “Expo Chicago 2016 Announces Roster for Special Projects Sectors,” Artnews.com, August 23, 2016
Onsgard, Kirsten, “Chicago’s Billboards Will Be Overtaken By Modern Art Later This Month,” Chicagoist.com, August 19, 2016
Elbaor, Caroline, “EXPO CHICAGO Initiates Public Art Programming With Artist-Designed Billboards,” Artnet.com, Art Fairs, August 18, 2016
Pangburn, DJ, “A Towering Multimedia Installation Explores Deformed Dreams,” TheCreatorsProject.Vice.com, August 8, 2016
Gottesman, Eric, “Opinion: Hand Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman on What Artists Do With Fear,” BlouinArtInfo.com, August 4, 2016
Valentine, Victoria L., “Retrospective: A Review of the Latest News in Black Art — Black Art Incubator Encourages Innovative Creative Exchange,” CultureType.com, July 30, 2016
Angeleti, Gabriella, “Artist Rashid Johnson joins Guggenheim’s board of trustees,” TheArtNewspaper.com, July 27, 2016
Ajudua, Christine, “The World’s Coolest, Most Cultured New Malls,” NYTimes.com, Travel, July 27, 2016
Soler, Francesca, “Rashid Johnson, Within Our Gates: New York-based artist presents colliding cultures in Moscow with a tropical conceptual art installation…” We-Heart.com, July 27, 2016
“Louvre-Lens to restore long-lost Le Brun painting,” Apollo-Magazine.com, Art news daily, July 25, 2016
Neuendorf, Henri, “Rashid Johnson Is Second Artist Ever Named to Guggenheim Foundations’ Board,” Artnet.com, July 22, 2016
Swanson, Carl, “Exhibition Shows What America Looks Like From Beirut,” Vulture.com, July 22, 2016
“Artist Rashid Johnson Joins Guggenheim’s Board,” Artforum.com, News, July 22, 2016
Kennedy, Randy, “Political Art in a Time of Barbed Divisions,” The New York Times, p. C1, July 18, 2016
Valentine, Victoria L., “Almost Famous: The Ebb and Flow of Sam Gilliam’s Formidable Practice,” CultureType.com, July 14, 2016
Battaglia, Andy, “Dark Matter at Pace Gallery,” TheWallStreetJournal.com, June 26, 2016.
Kramer, Richard, “HOUSE TOUR: A NewYork City Apartment With Laid-Back LA Vibes,” ElleDecor.com, June 2, 2016
Petty, Kelly, “Historic Columbia explores Souther black culture and tradition in new exhibit,” ColaDaily.com, May 31, 2016
“Reasons by Rashid Johnson and the Four Seasons by Ryan McGinley at GAMEC, Bergamo,” CuraMagazine.com, May 15, 2016
Sargent, Antwaun, “Inside Free Arts NYC’s Mission to Fight Poverty with Art,” TheCreatorsProject.Vice.com, April 26, 2016
McGee, Celia, “A ‘Super PAC’ Where Art and Politics Converge,” The New York Times, April 24, 2016, p. C3
Miranda, Carolina, A., “Datebook: An artist rethinks Ed Ruscha, paintings of domestic settings, a festival of zines,” LATimes.com, April 22, 2016
Indrisek, Scott, “David Salle Tests the Weather at Skarstedt Gallery,” BlouinArtInfo.com, April 14, 2016
Miranda, Carolina A., “Datebook: Abandoned buildings, new paintings and a show that tackles race and violence,” LATimes.com, March 25, 2016
Munro, Cait, “The Garage Museum Wants To Give Your Brain a Spring Cleaning,” Artnet.com, March 23, 2016
Sharipova, Dilyara, “Rashid Johnson Installs Labyrinth of Plant Life in Moscow,” sleek-mag.com, March 22, 2016
Freeman, Nate, “Stranger in Moscow: Rashid Johnson On His Largest Work to Date, Opening at Russia’s Garage Museum,” Artnews.com, March 17, 2016
Herriman, Kat, “Watch a Two-Week Museum Installation Process, in Just Two Minutes”, NYTimes.com, T Magazine, March 16, 2016
Feldblum, Samuel, “Reality of My Surroundings: The Contemporary,” The Brooklyn Rail, March 4, 2016
“The Twenty Five,” Cultured, February/March 2016, p. 94
Cooper, Ashton, “Rashid Johnson X Garage Museum,” CulturedMag.com, February 2016
“Rashid Johnson,” The Artist Project, MetMuseum.org, February 2016, video
Greenberger, Alex, “Performa Makes Changes to Board of Directors, Adding Shirin Neshat and Promoting Rashid Johnson,” Artnews.com, February 24, 2016
Embuscado, Rain, “Shirin Neshat and Rashid Johnson Take High-Powered Roles at Performa,” Artnet.com, February 24, 2016
Bourland, Ian, “Sun Rise In Different Dimensions,” Frieze, No. 175, January-February 2016, pp. 102-109
Corrigan, Zac, “30 Americans at the Detroit Institute of Arts: The art of identity politics,” WSWS.org, January 20, 2016
Prapoglou, Kostas, “Rashid Johnson. Hauser & Wirth,” Ocula.com, The Seen, January 12, 2016

2015
Roselee, Goldberg, Performa 13, “Look Who’s Talking” & “Dutchman”, Gregory R. Miller & Co., 2015 p. 19, pp. 35-43
*Rubell Family Collection: Highlights & Artists Writings, Volume 1, Miami: Rubell Family Collection, 2015, p. 558
Goergen, Stacey, Amanda Benchley, and Oberto Gili, Artists Living with Art, New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, 2015
Between the Lines: A Coloring Book by Contemporary Artists, “Rashid Johnson,” Los Angeles: RxArt, 2015, p. 62-63
Saltz, Jerry, “New York Has Solved the Problem of Public Art. But at What Cost?,” Vulture.com, December 17, 2015
Biswas, Allie, “Rashid Johnson with Allie Biswas,” BrooklynRail.com, December 9th, 2015
Knight, Christopher, “‘Hard Edged’ art at California African American Museum widens perception of black artists’ work,” LATimes.com, December 9, 2015
Archdeacon, Colin, Ben Laffin, and Soo-Jeong Kang, “Complexity and Contradition,” NYTimes.com, November 29, 2015, Video
Pagel, David, “‘The Avant-Garde Won’t Give Up’ at Blum & Poe: Startling work of Cobra artists,” LATimes.com, Critic’s Choice, November 25, 2015
Sargent, Antwaun, “Rashid Johnson Draws Portraits with Black Soap and Wax,” thecreatorsproject.vice.com, November 17, 2015
Waxman, Lori, “‘Freedom Principle’ at MCA takes on black art, music,” ChicagoTribune.com, November 11, 2015
Kerr, Dylan, “Rashid Johnson on David Hammons, Andy Goldsworthy, and His Own “Anxiety of
Movement””, Artspace.com, November 10, 2015
Barasch, Emily, “Emily Blunt, A$AP ROCKY, Dakota Johnson, and More Attend the Guggenheim International Gala,” Vogue.com, November 6, 2015
Lynne, Jessica, “Where anxiety lives: Jessica Lynne on Rashid Johnson,” TheArtNewspaper.com, Exhibitions, November 6, 2015
Sargent, Antwaun, “Detroit Exhibition Showcases 30 Years of Black Contemporary Art,” thecreatorsproject.vice.com, November 2, 2015
Shaw, Cameron, “Looking Deeply at the Art of Rashid Johnson,” NYTimes.com, October 28, 2015
“Rashid Johnson: Anxious Men,” TimeOut.com, October 14, 2015
Stamm, Alan, “Why DIA’s Next Exhibit IS Called ’30 Americans,’ Not ’30 African-Americans’,” DeadlineDetroit.com, October 12, 2015
“Rashid Johnson’s Guide to Chicago,” Paddle8.com, October 9, 2015
Robinson, Whitney, “Fairfax Dorn and Marc Glimcher’s New York Loft,” WSJ.com, October 9, 2015
Small, Rachel, “Objet D’Art: Coloring Outside the Lines,” InterviewMagazine.com, October 9, 2015
Munro, Cait, “Go Inside The Art-Filled Homes of John Currin, Mickalene Thomas, Joan Jonas, and Rashid Johnson and Others,” News.Artnet.com, October 7, 2015
“‘Anxious Men’ by Rashid Johnson at The Drawing Center, New York,” Purple.FR, October 6, 2015
Zhong, Fan, “Extra Credit: The 14+ Foundation and The Drawing Center get together to celebrate the artist Rashid Johnson,” WMagazine.com, October 5, 2015
Pini, Gary, “The 10 Must-See Art Shows Opening This Week,” PaperMag.com, September 30, 2015
Valentine, Victoria L., “At Whitney Museum, ‘America is Hard to See’ Acknowledges African American Contributions to Recent Art History,” CultureType.com, September 27, 2015
Kielmayer, Oliver, “A Lighting Rod of Material. An Interview with Rashid Johnson,” ArtPulseMagazine.com, September 17, 2015
Miranda, Carolina, A. “Datebook: A Frank Gehry retrospective, art of death and rebirth, images from YouTube,” LATimes.com, September 11, 2015
Kaczmarczyk, Jeffrey, “art seldom seen opens at Hope College’s Kruizenga Art Museum,” MLive.com, September 11, 2015
Hardy, Ernest, “Exhibit | The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now,” CraveOnline.com, September 3, 2015
Gillis, Casey, “Maier Museum exhibit explores black male identity, highlights diversity,” NewsAdvance.com, August 29, 2015
Miranda, Carolina A., “A performance art fest, an online opera and African abstraction,” LATimes.com, Datebook, August 13, 2015
Dover, Caitlin, “How Rashid Johnson’s Powerful Work Conveys Ideas of Flight,” Blogs.Guggenheim.org, August 10, 2015
Vitali, Marc, “MCA’s ‘Freedom Principle’ Highlights Experimentation in 1960s Chicago,” ChicagoTonight.wttw.com, August 3, 2015
Binlot, Ann, “Karlie Kloss, Larry Gagosian, and More Toast the New Garage Museum in Moscow,” Style.com, June 12, 2015
“Storylines: Rashid Johnson at the Guggenheim,” YouTube, Guggenheim Museum, June 5, 2015, video
“Rashid Johnson in Matt Black’s ‘Reflections’,” Vimeo, Nowness, June 4, 2015, video
“20 Artists Who Make New York,” Elephant, Issue 22, Spring 2015, pp. 164-168
“Auction Veterans Launch Cultivist, an Art-Concierge Service,” WSJ.com, May 28, 2015
Ryzik, Melena, “A Look Inside Vito Schnabel’s Bowery Bank Show,” The New York Times, May 27, 2015
Freeman, Nate, “Artists Explain Why Their High Line Sculptures Will Delight — and Puzzle — All the Tourists,” Vulture.com, May 26, 2015
Leight, Elias, “Inside Drake’s ‘I Like It Like This’ Sotheby’s Exhibit,” Billboard.com, May 8, 2015
Espinoza, Joshua, “Drake Showed Up to His Sotheby’s Exhibit,” Complex.com, May 7, 2015
Chayka, Kyle, “First Look! Kerry James Marshall Shows the High Line’s Future Gentrification,” Vulture.com, May 5, 2015
Freeman, Nate, “Cracking the Code to the Whitney’s Inaugural Show,” Vulture.com, May 4, 2015
Jordan, Eliza, “Free Arts NYC Honors Rashid Johnson and Raises Over $1M,” WhiteWallMag.com, May 1, 2015
Mapp, Glynnis, “Drake’s Sotheby’s Art Exhibit Is Here and It’s Actually Pretty Cool,” TheFashionSpot.com, May 1, 2015
Cascone, Sarah, “Brooke Shields Celebrates Rashid Johnson at Free Arts NYC Benefit Auction,” Artnet.com, May 1, 2015
Cahill, James, “Rashid Johnson, London, at Hauser & Wirth,” Art in America, Reviews, April 2015
Santiago, Sean, “Drake Makes Most Of Sensitive Artist-Type Reputation With Sotheby’s Show,” Refinery29.com, April 30, 2015
Betker, Ally, “Free Arts NYC Auction Draws Tali Lennox, Cleo Wade,” WWD.com, April 30, 2015
Lasane, Andrew, “Free Arts NYC’s 16th Annual Art Auction Raises Over $1 Million for Arts Education Programming for Undeserved Teens,” Complex.com, April 30, 2015
Nordstrom, Leigh, “Kelly Rutherford, Sarah Hoover, and More Support Free Arts NYC’s Annual Auction Honoring Rashid Johnson,” Vogue.com, April 30, 2015
“Drake Curates Sotheby’s Exhibition on Black American Artists,” SomethingAboutMagazine.com, April 20, 2015
“8 Things to Know About Rashid Johnson,” Paddle8.com, April 15, 2015
Russeth, Andrew, “Here’s the 407-Artist List for the Whitney Museum’s First Permanent Collection Hang in its New Building,” ArtNews.com, April 13, 2015
Babcock, Gregory, “If You’re Reading This It’s A Work: Imagining the Pieces in Drake Curated Sotheby’s Art Show,” Complex.com, April 11, 2015
Ortved, John, “Jeff Koons, David Schwimmer, Rachel Feinstein, and More Come Out to the New Museum Spring Gala,” Vogue.com, April 9, 2015
Ravich, Nick, “Rashid Johnson Keeps His Cool,” blog.Art21.org, April 3, 2015, video
“ARTPHAIRE Art News Roundup – March 27, 2015,” HuffingtonPost.com, April 1, 2015
“Artist Trades Knowledge for Fresh Perspective at Workshop,” The Wall Street Journal, March 31, 2015, p. A22
Heyman, Marshall, “Rashid Johnson Trades Knowledge for Fresh Perspective,” WSJ.com, March 30, 2015
Capps, Kriston, “Sam Gilliam’s art is more relevant than ever, but don’t call it a comeback,” Washington City Paper, March 27, 2015
Mohr, Ian, “Drake to curate Sotheby’s art show,” PageSix.com, March 22, 2015
Waxman, Olivia B., “Drake Is Going to Be an Art Curator,” Time.com, March 20, 2015
Blatter, Lucy Cohen, “The Young Collectors Party: Where Young Museum Patrons and Artists Revel,” WSJ.com, March 20, 2015
Vena, Jocely, “Find Out Why Drake Is Working With Sotheby’s This Spring,” Billboard.com, March 20, 2015
Bowley, Graham, and Judith H. Dobrzynski, “Sotheby’s to Team Up With Drake,” The New York Times, March 20, 2015, p. C22
Cooper, Anneliese, and Noelle Bodick, “Drake Collaborates with Sotheby’s, Picasso’s Handyman Convicted, and More,” BlouinArtInfo.com, March 20, 2015
Pundyk, Anne Sherwood, “Reviewing the Responses to MoMA’s Divisive Painting Survey,” HyperAllergic.com, March 19, 2015
Sheets, Hilarie M., “A Wink at the Quirks of a Famed Collector,” The New York Times, March 6, 2015, p. C20
Wallach, Amei, “’The Forever Now’ vs. Recombinant DNA,” The Brooklyn Rail, March 5, 2015
Caws, Mary Ann, “Seeing It Now,” The Brooklyn Rail, March 5, 2015
Zwick, Tracy, “Present Tense,” Cultured, February/March 2015, pp. 170-173
Bodick, Noelle, “SculptureCenter Launches Benefit Sale,” ArtInfo.com, February 3, 2015
“Rashid Johnson: Smile,” Mousse, No. 47, February 2015, p. 288
Smith, Roberta, “Louise Nevelson: ‘Collage and Assemblage’,” The New York Times, February 27, 2015, p. C23
Prapoglou, Kostas, “Rashid Johnson//Hauser & Wirth,” ExpositionChicago.com, February 23, 2015
Salle, David, “Structure Rising: David Salle On ‘The Forever Now’ At MoMA,” ArtNews.com, February 23, 2015
Kazakina, Katya, “Ai Weiwei Sets Record as Phillips Caps $1 Billion Sales,” Bloomberg.com, February 12, 2015
Bodick, Noelle, “SculptureCenter Launches Benefit Sale,” ArtInfo.com, February 3, 2015
Forrest, Nicholas, “Rashid Johnson’s Loaded ‘Smile’ at Hauser and Wirth London,” UK.BlouinArtInfo.com, January 30, 2015
“Rashid Johnson at Hauser & Wirth is a Moving & Thought-Provoking Success,” ArtAttack.wordpress.com, January 29, 2015
Goldstein, Andrew M., “Gallerist David Kordansky on the Explosion of the L.A. Art Scene,” Artspace.com, January 28, 2015
Gleadell, Colin, “Art Sales: London’s artistic melting pot,” Telegraph.co.uk, January 27, 2015
“Surveying Painting’s Domain with THE FOREVER NOW at MoMA,” BroadwayWorld.com, January 26, 2015
Cotter, Holland, “Raging at Racism, From Streets to Galleries,” The New York Times, January 23, 2015
“Rashid Johnson ‘Three Rooms’ at Kunsthalle Winterthur,” MousseMagazine.it, January 22, 2015
Colacello, Bob, “Might At The Museum,” VanityFair.com, February 2015
“Rashid Johnson: Smile, Hauser & Wirth,” CultureWhisper.com, January 16, 2015
Smart, Lauren, “Dispatch from New York: Visual Art Is an Overcrowded Cocktail Party,” DallasObserver.com, January 15, 2015
“AIPAD Photography Show Releases 2015 Exhibitor List,” Artnet.com, January 13, 2015

2014
*Forever Now: Painting in the New Millennium, text by Laura Hoptman, New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2014
*Rowell, Charles Henry, “Rashid Johnson,” Callaloo Art & Culture In The African Diaspora, Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press, 2014, pp. 951-956
*Thornton, Sarah, “Scene 15: Rashid Johnson,” 33 Artists in 3 Acts, Nw York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2014, pp. 216-233
Solway, Diane, “Family Affair,” W Art, December 2014/January 2015, p. 134-138
Browne, Alix, “Artists in Residence,” W Art, December 2014/January 2015, pp. 36-37
Valentine, Victoria L., “W Magazine Concludes 2014 with Coverage of Sam Gilliam, Rashid Johnson, Julie Mehretu and Kevin Beasley,” CultureType.com, December 29, 2014
Bischoff, Dan, “Art Review: Forever Now: ‘Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World’ at the Museum of Modern Art’,” NJ.com, December 28, 2014
“The Most Admired Art Dealers of 2014,” Artnet.com, December 24, 2014
Micchelli, Thomas, “The Death of Painting: All-New, 2014 Edition,” Hyperallergic.com, December 20, 2014
Trigg, Sarah, “Why We’re Seduced by Rashid Johnson’s Studio Rituals,” Vulture.com, December 16, 2014
Judkis, Maura, “A painter steps back to look at the big picture,” WashingtonPost.com, December 12, 2014
Waters, Florence, “10 questions about contemporary painting,” Christies.com, December 12, 2014
Saltz, Jerry, “‘The Forever Now’ Is MoMA’s Market Moment,” Vulture.com, December 12, 2014
Smith, Roberta, “The Paintbrush in the Digital Era,” The New York Times, December 12, 2014, p. C27, C30
Daniel, Daria, “For Just Five Days, Wade Guyton, Dana Schutz, and Rashid Johnson at de la Cruz Collection,” Artnet.com, December 11, 2014
Beech, Aja, “Ceremonies of Dark Men,” HuffingtonPost.com, December 11, 2014
Wells, Pete, “Restaurant Review: Dirty French on the Lower East Side,” The New York Times, December 10, 2014, p. D7
Indrisek, Scott, “At MoMA, 17 Painters of Our “Forever Now”,” BlouinArtInfo.com, December 9, 2014
Shaw, A.R., “Best Black art exhibits at Art Basel 2014,” RollingOut.com, December 8, 2014
“‘Hope and Anger — The Civil Rights Movement and Beyond’ at the Tang,” SaratogaWire.com, December 7, 2014
Wooldridge, Jane, “13th Art Basel Miami Beach a testament to the spread of culture,” MiamiHerald.com, December 6, 2014
“During Miami Art Week, these are must-see exhibits,” MiamiHerald.com, December 5, 2014
Agress, Jennifer, “Hip Hop Legend Russell Simmons Introduces 1st Art Basel ‘Art for Life’ Auction on Miami’s Ocean Drive,” HauteLiving.com, December 5, 2014
Cigainero, Jake, “Hidden Treasurers From Flanders,” The International New York Times, December 4, 2014
Halperin, Julia, “Miami leads the way as museums fill in the gaps,” The Art Newspaper, December 2, 2014
McClure, Faith, “Review: Gender is elastic in ‘Pandrogeny,’ Branden Collins’ stunning exhibit at Erikson Clock,” ArtsATL.com, November 18, 2014
Brink, Rebecca, Vipond, “About Art and Art Selfies,” TheFrisky.com, November 4, 2014
Chandler, Elizabeth Khuri, “The Originals,” C Magazine, October 2014, pp. 128-135
“Galerist David Kordansky introduces his new headquarters and upcoming program,” Flash Art, Volume 47, October 2014, p. 35
Tantemsapya, Susannah, “Last Day To See Rashid Johnson’s “Islands” In Los Angeles,” WhitewallMag.com, October 29, 2014
Jordan, Candace, “EXPO CHICAGO 2014: Opening night brings out stars of film, sports and art worlds,” ChicagoNow.com, October 28, 2014
Zimskind, Lyle, “Rashid Johnson at David Kordansky Gallery,” WhitehotMagazine.com, October 28, 2014
Hastings, Sophie, “A guide to the best art at Frieze 2014,” GQ-Magazine.co.uk, October 24, 2014
Coutts, Marion, “33 Artists in 3 Acts by Sarah Thornton – review,” TheGuardian.com, October 23, 2014
Siegal, Nina, “The id and the Ego, Depicted in Color,” The New York Times, October 16, 2014
Gerlis, Melanie and Julia Halperin, “Galleries go beyond the white cube,” TheArtNewspaper.com, October 15, 2014
Charlesworth, JJ, “Top 10 Booths at Frieze London,” Artnet.com, October 15, 2014
Wullschlager, Jackie, “Frieze Art Fair: the best piece of theatre in town,” FinancialTimes.com, October 14, 2014
Knight, Christopher, “Review, The personal and political in Rashid Johnson’s cubes,” LATimes.com, October 10, 2014
Adam, Georgina, “Theo Danjuma’s art collection at Frieze London,” FinancialTimes.com, October 10, 2014
Biswas, Allie, “Unveiled: The Danjuma Collection on view,” TheGlassMagazine.com, October 9, 2014
Williams, Maxwell, “The Accumulation of Self: How Rashid Johnson’s Art Adds Up,” ArtinAmericaMagazine.com, October 8, 2014
Kennedy, Randy, “SculptureCenter Steps Out Into the Light,” NYTimes.com, October 1, 2014
Wilde, Jamie, “Location, Location, La Brea!,” Los Angeles Confidential, Issue 5, September 2014, p. 98
Small, Rachel, “ “Westward Expansion,” Interview, September 2014, p. 141
Welch, Will, “The Five Most Eye-Popping Contemporary Art Shows You Should Go See Right Now,” GQ.com, September 2014
Williams, Maxwell, “The Los Angeles Gallery to Know,” Details, September 2014, p. 110
“Philip Slein Gallery Presents Other Ways; Other Times: Influences of African-American Tradition from St. Louis Collections,” STLToday.com, September 26, 2014
Rautbord, Sugar, “EXPO/CHICAGO 2014, an Artistic and Commercial Success,” HuffingtonPost.com, September 23, 2014
Picard, Caroline, “Enduring Materials – Performa: Rashid Johnson’s Dutchman at Red Square Baths,” Artslant, September 21, 2014
Berardini, Andrew, “Islands in the Stream,” Artforum.com, September 18, 2014
Wood, Eve, “Rashid Johnson, David Kordansky Gallery,” ArtilleryMag.com, September 17, 2014
Karman, Tony, “An Unprecedented List of Cultural Exhibitions and Events in Chicago This September,” HuffingtonPost.com, September 16, 2014
Miranda, Carolina A., “Weekend Gallery Report: From snuggles to tacos, everything I saw,” LATimes.com, September 15, 2014
Griffin, Jonathan, “The New Dealer,” T Magazine, September 14, 2014, p. 124-128
Finkel, Jori, “Fourth time’s a charm,” TheArtNewspaper.com, September 14, 2014
Miranda, Carolina, A., “Moment of Friday: Artist Rashid Johnson loves watching ‘Black Jesus’,” LATimes.com, September 13, 2014
“Rashid Johnson: Dutchman, Red Square Russian and Turkish Baths, Chicago,” AestheticaMagazine.com, September 11, 2014
Miranda, Carolina A., “Datebook: Painting, performance and film as art season gets into gear,” LATimes.com, September 11, 2014
Gelt, Jessica, “David Kordansky Gallery to open on La Brea with Rashid Johnson show,” LATimes.com, September 11, 2014
“Must See: Rashid Johnson,” Artforum.com, September 10, 2014
Vankin, Deborah, “LAXArt plans Hollywood gallery, citywide project called the Occasional,” LATimes.com, September 10, 2014
“Our top picks for fall theater,” ChicagoReader.com, September 10, 2014
Berardini, Andrew, “No Longer Lonely (but maybe still a bit brutal): September Openings Across Los Angeles,” Artslant, September 6, 2014
Valentine, Victoria L., “Fall Preview: The Season’s 16 Most-Anticipated Art Exhibitions,” CultureType.com, September 4, 2014
Hanson, Sarah P., “Expanding Horizons,” Art+Auction, September 2014, p. 33
Morton, Tom, “The History Man,” Frieze, Issue 165, September 2014, pp. 134-139
Zhong, Fan, “Supersize It: Gallerist David Kordansky upgrades to a big new space.,” W, September 2014, p. 248
Kunitz, Daniel, “Review: Rashid Johnson’s ‘Magic Numbers’,” Modern Painters, August 14, 2014
Compton, Nick, “Rashid Johnson targets notions of origin in a show at Athens’ George Economou Collection Space,” Wallpaper.com, July 2, 2014
Kazakina, Katya, “Greek Tycoon Host Slaughterhouse Fete as Art Markets Made,” Bloomberg.com, July 27, 2014
Kennedy, Randy, “Bathhouse ‘Dutchman’ Heads to Chicago,” NYTimes.com, June 17, 2014
“A play is coming to a bathhouse near you,” ChicagoTribune.com, June 17, 2014
Kitamura, Katie, “The Second Life of Performance,” T Magazine, June 15, 2014, p. M266
Scobie, Ilka, “Black Eye: Pop Up Of 21st Century Black Art Hits NY,” ArtLyst.com, May 5, 2014
Sherwin, Skye, and Robert Clark, “Ai Weiwei, Aleksandra Mir, Richard Jackson: the week’s art shows in pictures,” TheGuardian.com, May 23, 2014
De Causans, Delphine, “Publicolor Hosts Annual ‘Stir, Splatter & Roll’ Benefit Event,” HauteLiving.com, April 29, 2014
Gaffney, Adrienne, “Picking Up the Paints for At-Risk Youth: An Evening of Making Art to Benefit Publicolor,” WSJ.com, April 24, 2014
Zhong, Fan, “Various Artists Celebrating, ‘You Should’ve Heard Just What I Seen’,” WMagazine.com, March 7, 2014
Douglas, Sarah, “At the Armory Show, the Old Masters of Contemporary Art,”GalleristNY.com, March 5, 2014
Woods, Ange-Aimée Woods, “Five questions: Rashid Johnson,” CPR.org, February 21, 2014
Farouki, Dana, “Canvas Destinations,” Canvas, January 2014, pp. 10-11
*Point of View: Contemporary African American Art from the Elliot and Kimberly Perry Collection, texts by Elliot Perry, Jacqueline Francis, Ph.D., Erica Moiah James, Ph.D., Juanita Moore, and John B. Henry, Detroit and Flint: Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and Flint Institute of Arts, 2014
*Taxter, Kelly, ed., You Should’ve Heard Just What I Seen, texts by Naima J. Keith, Thomas Lax, and Jay Sanders, New York: Gregory R. Miller & Co., 2014, p. 131-134
Russeth, Andrew, “Amiri Baraka’s Recent Art Appearances,” GalleristNY.com, January 9, 2014
Campbell, Andy, “An Archive of Reelings: Reflections on a town hall meeting: A love letter to ‘community’,” AustinChronicle.com, January 8, 2014

2013
Goldstein, Andrew M., “Q&A: Rashid Johnson on Making Art ‘About the Bigger Issues in Life’,” Artspace.com, December 31, 2013
Miller, Sarah Bryan, and Calvin Wilson, “St. Louis Art Museum rejoices in new wing; Contemporary celebrates 10 years,” STLToday.com, December 29, 2013
“The Ten Best Art Books of 2013,” The Brooklyn Rail, December 18, 2013
Emmett, Jacob, “Labeling Abstraction; Grasping at Straws,” Palette Scrapings: The Official Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum Blog, December 10, 2013
Fichter, Mary, “Last Stop for 30 (African) American Artists,” 2Paragraphs.com, December 9, 2013
Esposito, Alana Chloe, “Hotter Than Hell: A Trip to Rashid Johnson’s ‘Dutchman’,” ArtFagCity.com, November 25, 2013
“Rashid Johnson Update,” IRAAA.Museum.HamptonU.edu, November 20, 2013
Hoffman, Emily, “Heat: Rashid Johnson’s ‘Dutchman’,” Bomblog, Performance, November 19, 2013
*Art Studio America: Contemporary Artist Spaces, edited by Hossein Amirsadeghi and Maryam Eisler, contributions by Benjamin Genocchio, Mark Godfrey, and Robert Storr, London: TransGlobe Publishing Ltd and Thames & Hudson Ltd, 2013, p. 76-81
Ila Sheren, “Ila Sheren on Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks,” Palette Scrapings: the official mildred lane kemper art museum blog, November 18, 2013
Sloan, Erica, “Creation and creativity: Rashid Johnson’s ‘A Message to Our Folks’ exhibit explores racial and cultural identity,” Student Life, November 11, 2013
Nathan, Emily, “Rashid Johnson: Dutchman, Russian & Turkish Baths, New York,” Financial Times, November 7, 2013
Young, Paul David, “Hot Enough For You? Rashid Johnson’s ‘Dutchman’ at the Baths,” ArtinAmericaMagazine.com, November 6, 2013
“The Month Performance Art Took Over New York City,” The Huffington Post, November 5, 2013
Kennedy, Randy, “A Play That’s Sure to Make You Sweat,” The New York Times, Theater, October 31, 2013
“The Most Anticipated Acts of Performa 13,” Community Arts NYC, October 17, 2013
Jovanovic, Rozalia, “Ten Must-Sees at This Year’s Performa,”BlouinArtinfo.com, October 9, 2013
Wilson, Calvin, “Rashid Johnson creates artwork for the present that is rooted in the past,” StLToday.com, September 29, 2013
Hutchinson, Christopher, “Postcolonial Thoughts: Afrofuturist Rashid Johnson’s Message To Our Folks,” CreativeThresholds.com, September 26, 2013
Hermes Griesbach, Sarah, “Review: Rashid Johnson’s Message at the Kemper,”St. Louis Beacon, September 26, 2013
Beall, Dickson, “Rashid Johnson: Message To Our Folks,” WestEndWord.com, September 25, 2013
Phillips, Camille, “Exhibit By Multi-Discipline Artist Rashid Johnson Opens At Kemper,” STLPublicRadio.org, September 21, 2013
“Kemper Art Museum launches 2013-14 season,” News.WUSTL.edu, September 18, 2013
“Rashid Johnson’s ‘Message’ opens at Kemper Art Museum this Friday,”STLAmerican.com, September 17, 2013
Heller, Nathan, “Cutting Edge,” Vogue, September 2013, pp. 812-813, 893-895
Lasane, Andrew, “Ryan McNamara and Rashid Johnson Among Commissions Announced for Performa 13,” Complex.com, August 12, 2013
*Trigg, Sarah, Studio Life: Rituals, Collections, Tools, and Observations on the Artistic Process, New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2013
Muchnic, Suzanne, “Sam Gilliam, David Kordansky,” ARTnews, Reviews: National, Summer 2013, pp. 117-118
*White, Deborah Gray, Bay, Mia, and Waldo E. Martin Jr., Freedom on My Mind: A History of African Americans, with Documents, Volume Two: Since 1865, Boston and New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2013, p. 784-785
Otten, Liam, “Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks,” Newsroom, Washington University in St. Louis, July 9, 2013
Carmichael, Rodney, “How to make an Afro-futurist mixtape,” Creative Loafing Atlanta, July 2, 2013
McClure, Faith, “Review: At the High, Rashid Johnson’s complex constructions of ‘post-black’ identity, and his own,” ArtsATL.com, June 21, 2013
Weiskopf, Dan, “At Home in Abstraction: Interview with Rashid Johnson,”Burnaway.org, June 20, 2013
“David Kordansky Gallery: Sam Gilliam: ‘Hard-Edge Paintings 1963-66′ curated by Rashid Johnson,” Art+Auction, Exhibitions In Brief, June 2013, p. 150
Beckwith, Naomi, “A post-black-power child: Rashid Johnson’s historical references enact a complex historical reckoning,” Flash Art, Number 290, May/June 2013, pp. 128-131
Kazakina, Katya, “Frieze Fair Has John Thain, Speyer Pondering $35,000 Pea,” Bloomberg Businessweek, May 11, 2013
*Powers, Bill, Interviews with Artists, New York: Gagosian Gallery, 2013, p. 71-82
Pousner, Howard, “High sends off Frida & Diego with 31-hour party,” AJC.com, May 1, 2013
“Sam Gilliam at David Kordansky,” Contemporary Art Daily, May 7, 2013
“Rashid Johnson Curates Sam Gilliam,” IRAAA.Museum.HamptonU.edu, April 25, 2013
Rappolt, Mark, “Sam Gilliam,” ArtReview, Issue 67, April 2013, pp. 76-79
Trembley, Nicolas, “L’atelier – Rashid Johnson,” Numéro, Issue 140, April 2013, pp. 46-48
Williams, Maxwell, “Curator Q&A: Rashid Johnson’s Sam Gilliam: Hard-Edge Paintings 1963-1966,” WhitewallMag.com, April 15, 2013
Zevitas, Steven, “Must See Painting Shows: April 2013,” HuffingtonPost.com, April 12, 2013
*White Collar Crimes, texts by Vito Schnabel, Agnes Gund, David Rimanelli, New York: Acquavella Galleries, 2013, p. 176-177
Zhong, Fan, “Eye Candy: Sam Gilliam at David Kordansky Gallery,”WMagazine.com, March 28, 2013
“PLAN ForYourArt THIS WEEK: Sam Gilliam,” ForYourArt.com, March 27, 2013
Camhi, Leslie, “Abstractions for a Brave New World: Sam Gilliam’s Paintings on View in Los Angeles,” Vogue.com, March 26, 2013
Kirszenbaum, Martha, “Visit: Sam Gilliam’s exhibition curated by Rashid Johnson at David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles,” Kaleidoscope Blog, March 25, 2013
“Cultured 25,” Cultured, Spring 2013, pp. 37, 40
Schama, Chloe, “The Art of Inspiration,” WSJ. Magazine, April 2013, pp. 68-69
*Hauser & Wirth 20 Years, edited by Michaela Unterdörfer, texts by Maria de Lamerens, Susanne Hillman, Michaela Unterdörfer, Iwan Wirth, Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2013
Rodrigues Widholm, Julie, “Ballroom Marfa // Rashid Johnson: New Growth,”The Seen, Blog.ExpositionChicago.com, March 12, 2013
Talk at Ten Interview: Rashid Johnson & Fairfax Dorn & Erin Kimmel. with Tom Michael, KRTS 93.5 FM Marfa Public Radio, March 8, 2013. Audio.
“Rashid Johnson exhibit opens Friday,” BigBendNow.com, March 7, 2013
Waters, Florence, “Rashid Johnson,” ArtReview, Issue 65, January & February 2013, 108-109
Nairne, Eleanor, “Rashid Johnson, South London Gallery,” Frieze, Issue 152, January-February 2013, p. 166
“Thilo Heinzmann, Rashid Johnson and Thomas Zipp exhibit at Galerie Guido W. Baudach,” ArtDaily.org, January 21, 2013

2012
“Rashid Johnson,” Mister Motley, Issue 34, December 2012, pp. 78-79
Freyman, Falyn, “Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks,” The Miami Rail, Winter 2012
Korek, Bettina, and Maria Baibakova, “Preditions Week 2013: The Art World’s Year Ahead,” Nowness.com, December 30, 2012
Russeth, Andrew, “A Final Ramble Around Miami, from the M Building to the Margulies Collection (NSFW),” GalleristNY.com, November 14, 2012
Manuel, Meaghan, “Future Anterior: an index to contemporary art’s imminent history: Rashid Johnson, Chicago,” Art Papers, November/December 2012, p. 53
Boucher, Brian, “Artworld: Awards,” Art in America, December 2012, p. 200
Rashid Johnson creates art with soap and shea butter. with Alastair Sooke, BBC News, November 23, 2012. Film.
Knudsen, Stephen, “Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks,” Art Pulse, Number 13, Fall 2012
Roffino, Sara, “The Low Down on the Finalists for the 2012 Hugo Boss Prize,”Artinfo.com, October 26, 2012
Knowles, Beverley, “Rashid Johnson: Shelter,” this is tomorrow, October 25, 2012
Smee, Sebastian, “Art review: Artists experiment with science in the ‘Holocene’,”The Boston Globe, October 25, 2012
Rinebold, Mary, “Critics’ Picks: London: Rashid Johnson,” Artforum.com, October 20, 2012
Chandler, Ashton, “Review of Shelter: Rashid Johnson, South London Gallery,”AestheticaMagazine.com, October 18, 2012
Law, Pauline, prod. Rashid Johnson on his first London solo exhibition. London: BBC Two – The Culture Show 2012/2013, Episode 14, October 17, 2012. Film.
Mizota, Sharon, “Staking a claim on culture, history,” Los Angeles Times, October 12, 2012, p. D14
“Rashid Johnson,” Self Service, Number 37, Fall/Winter 2012, pp. 338-341
Milliard, Coline, “Artinfo UK’s Guide to Frieze Week: Wednesday, October 10,”Artinfo.com, October 10, 2012
Ward, Ossian, “Rashid Johnson: Shelter,” Time Out London, October 5, 2012
McNay, Anna, “Review: Rashid Johnson: Shelter,” Interface, October 1, 2012
Phillips, Sam, “RA Magazine’s pick of this week’s art events (27 Sep-3 Oct),” RA Magazine and Blog – Royal Academy of Arts, September 27, 2012
Dempster, Heike, “‘Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks’, Now on display at the Miami Art Museum,” MiamiArtZine.com, September 19, 2012
“Best Museum Exhibits To See This Fall In Miami,” CBS Miami, September 17, 2012
Tschida, Anne, “MAM’s Johnson retrospective one of the year’s best shows,” The Miami Herald, September 16, 2012
Suarez De Jesus, Carlos, “Rashid Johnson’s MAM Exhibit Uses Everyday Objects to Explore Race and Identity,” Miami New Times, September 13, 2012
Gaskins, Nettrice, “Weekly Roundup,” Art21 Blog, September 10, 2012
Lozada, Liana, “Rashid Johnson Shows at MAM,” Ocean Drive Magazine, September 10, 2012
Suarez De Jesus, Carlos, “The Top Ten Miami Art Events of the 2012-2013 Season,” Miami New Times, September 4, 2012
LaVelle, Ciara, “Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks,” VoicePlaces.com, September 4, 2012
Wooldridge, Jane, “On Miami arts scene, slow days of summer give way to a busy September,” The Miami Herald, September 2, 2012
Marie, Jeile, “Curator-led tour of ‘Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks’,”GoLiveMiami.com, September 1, 2012
Bishop Claire, “Digital Divide: Claire Bishop on Contemporary Art and New Media,” Artforum, September 2012, pp. 435-441
Tschida, Anne, “A new cultural ‘Message’,” KnightArts.org, August 28, 2012
Rojas Torres, Jesus Manuel, “‘Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks’ at Miami Art Museum,” Examiner.com, August 23, 2012
Duray, Dan, “Buy Our Powers Combined: Gagosian to Publish Bill Powers Interviews,” GalleristNY.com, August 22, 2012
Cavanaugh, Amy, “Last Chance To See Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks,”Chicagoist.com, August 5, 2012
“The Year of Rashid Johnson,” ITAAA: The International Review of African American Art, Volume 24, Number 1, Spring-Summer 2012, pp. 3-4
Eichinger, Elle, “Chicago Creation: Rashid Johnson’s Artsy Scarf,”MichiganAveMag.com, July 27, 2012
Gumbs, Melissa, “Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks,” Examiner.com, July 26, 2012
Gavin, Francesca, in conversation with Rashid Johnson, “O Brother, Who Art Thou?,” Sleek, Issue 34, The Trip, Summer 2012, pp. 74-79
Politi, Giancarlo, and Helena Kontova, “What art will be,” Flash Art, July-September 2012, pp. 54-58
Tschida, Anne, “‘Things’ in art that are worth seeing,” KnightArts.org, July 27, 2012
“American Contemporary: Exploring the Rubell Collection,” ArtsObserver.com, June 26, 2012
Anderson, John, “‘An Architect’s Dream’ at Curator’s Office, Reviewed,”Washington City Paper, June 22, 2012
*Morton, Tom, “Infinite Blackness,” Parkett No. 90. Zurich: Parkett-Verlag AG, 2012, pp. 122-133
*Jackson, Matthew Day, in conversation with Rashid Johnson, “I’m Not Sure,”Parkett No. 90. Zurich: Parkett-Verlag AG, 2012, pp. 134-145
*Sirmans, Franklin, “Fly,” Parkett No. 90. Zurich: Parkett-Verlag AG, 2012, pp. 146-157
“Artist’s Talk: Rashid Johnson,” WBEZ.org, June 19, 2012
Lenz, Kris, “Rashid Johnson: Self-Creation Myths,” fnewsmagazine.com, June 4, 2012
“An Architect’s Dream, a group exhibition curated by Todd Levin opens at Curator’s Office,” ArtDaily.org, June 4, 2012
Capper, Beth, “Chicago: In Defiance of History: Rashid Johnson & Cauleen Smith,” ArtSlant.com, June 2, 2012
Adler, Alexander, “Marfa ’12, A Trip to the Moon: A Weekend of Aliens and Astronauts,” HuffingtonPost.com, June 6, 2012
Copeland, Huey, “Reviews: Rashid Johnson, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago,” Artforum, Summer 2012, pp. 300-303
Jones, Kelly, “Rashid Johnson ‘Other Aspects’,” Little Paper Planes the blog, May 21, 2012
Bobilin, Patrick, “My Parrot Can Talk, Can Your Honor Student Fly?: Rashid Johnson, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago,” …might be good, Issue #190, May 18, 2012
Duray, Dan, “Auctions: Not for (Their) Profit,” GalleristNY.com, May 15, 2012
Pearson, Laura, “Rashid Johnson at the Museum of Contemporary Art | Art review,” Time Out Chicago, May 3, 2012
Mattson, Kaitlyn, “Rashid Johnson: From Columbia to MCA,”ChicagoTalks.org, May 3, 2012
Burns, Charlotte, and Riah Pryor, “New York’s billion-dollar art week,” The Art Newspaper, Frieze New York daily edition, May 3, 2012
Wyma, Chloe, “How To Make an Art Rule Book: Be Flippant, Post-Racist, and From New York,” Artinfo.com, April 28, 2012
Rosseau, Caryn, “Artist’s Time is Now,” Chicago Sun-Times, April 22, 2012, p. 10A
Borrelli, Christopher, “Cool Now? Being Rashid Johnson,” Chicago Tribune, Arts+Entertainment, Section 4, April 19, 2012, pp. 1, 3
Foumberg, Jason, “Rashid Returns,” Newcity, April 19, 2012, p. 12
*Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks, curated by Julie Rodrigues Widholm, Chicago: MCA Chicago, 2012
Lee Douglas, Rebecca, and David Krasnow, prod. Aha Moment: Rashid Johnson on Clyfford Still. New York: Studio360.org, April 13, 2012. Radio.
Kirsch, Corinna, “Thursday Links! Sports and Travel Edition,” ArtFagCity.com, April 12, 2012
“Critics’ Pick: Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks,” Time Out Chicago, April 11, 2012
Sutton, Benjamin, “Chicago-Born Artist Rashid Johnson Will Throw First Pitch at Thursday’s Cubs Game,” Artinfo.com, April 10, 2012
“Rashid Johnson On The Diamond,” Modern Painters Daily, April 10, 2012
“Don’t Miss: April 7-13,” The Wall Street Journal, April 7, 2012, p. C14
Holmes, Pernilla, “New York, New Wave,” How To Spend It, April 6, 2012
Miller, Michael H., “Rashid Johnson Will Throw First Pitch at Wrigley Field,”GalleristNY.com, April 5, 2012
Bey, Amir, “Rashid Johnson’s Rumble: 1970s to the Future,” Artvoices Magazine, April 2012
Stackhouse, Christopher, “Rashid Johnson: In the Studio with Christopher Stackhouse,” Art in America, April 2012, pp. 106-113
Richard, Frances, “Reviews: New York: Rashid Johnson, Hauser & Wirth,”Artforum, April 2012, pp. 209-210
Gat, Orit, “Studio Check: Rashid Johnson,” Modern Painters, April 2012, cover, pp. 38-39
Miller, Michael H., “Meet the Beautiful People of 2012: Rashid Johnson,”Paper, April 2012, p. 62
Miller, Laura, “Artist Insights: Rashid Johnson,” Chicago Gallery News, April-August 2012, p. 21
Dobrzynski, Judith H., “What to See and Where to See It,” The New York Times, March 15, 2012, p. F26
Walters, Stan, “Rashid Johnson: An Artistic Function,” Visionary Artistry Magazine, March 4, 2012
Miller, Michael H., “At Bruennial, Harder to Get Into Than the Whitney Biennial, Unknowns Share Wall Space With Hirst and Schnabel,”GalleristNY.com, March 1, 2012
Ossei-Mensah, Larry, “Rashid Johnson,” Uptown, February/March 2012
“High Museum of Art names artist Rashid Johnson as 2012 recipient of the David C. Driskell Prize,” ArtDaily.org, February 26, 2012
Tschida, Anne, “Contemporary vision, de la Cruz-style,” The Miami Herald, February 26, 2012, p. 3M
“Rashid Johnson Awarded 2012 David C. Driskell Prize,” Artforum.com, February 24, 2012
Russeth, Andrew, “Rashid Johnson Wins High Museum of Art’s Driskell Prize,”GalleristNY.com, February 24, 2012
“Next Generation: Selections by artists from the ’30 Americans’ collection on view at Contemporary Wing,” ArtDaily.org, February 19, 2012
Stone, A., “AO on Site – New York: Rashid Johnson ‘Rumble’ at Hauser & Wirth Through February 25, 2012,” ArtObserved.com, February 18, 2012
Spears, Dorothy, “Fusing identity,” Deccan Herald, February 12, 2012
“Art Exhibition: Rashid Johnson’s ‘RUMBLE’ at Hauser & Wirth, NY,”Lomography.com, February 10, 2012
Smith, Roberta, “Rashid Johnson’s ‘Rumble’ at Hauser & Wirth,” The New York Times, February 3, 2012, p. C30
Chayka, Kyle, “A Sneak Peek at VIP Art Fair: Does Version 2.0 Take Online Art Commerce Beyond Beta?,” Artinfo.com, February 2, 2012
Miller, Michael H., “Live Blogging the VIP Art Fair 2.0,” GalleristNY.com, February 2, 2012
Lax, Thomas J., “Previews: Chicago: ‘Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks’ Museum of Contemporary Art,” Artforum, January 2012, p. 113
*you, your sun and shadow, edited by Ashley Kistler, Richmond: Anderson Gallery, School of Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2012
Martinez, Alanna, “Close-Up: Rashid Johnson,” interview, Modern Painters, December 2011/January 2012, p. 27
Miller, Michael H., “Obama Family Visits ’30 Americas’ Exhibition at Corcoran,”GalleristNY.com, January 30, 2012
Laster, Paul, “Review: Rashid Johnson, ‘Rumble’,” Time Out New York, January 24, 2012
Ballanger, Trevor, “Rashid Johnson’s ‘Message to the Folks’ at Museum of Contemporary Art,” The Columbia Chronicle, January 17, 2012
“A Few Hits from Hauser & Wirth,” GalleristNY.com, January 17, 2012
Duray, Dan, “The Constant Gardener: Iwan Wirth’s Hauser & Wirth Gallery Will Open a 15,000-Plus-Square-Foot Space Downtown This Year,” GalleristNY.com, January 17, 2012
“Rashid Johnson at Hauser and Wirth,” HuffingtonPost.com, January 16, 2012
Laster, Paul, “Rashid Johnson at Hauser & Wirth,” Art in America, January 16, 2012
Moran, Jarrett, “Between Dashikis and BET,” Artlog.com, January 13, 2012
Martin, Alison, “Rashid Johnson’s ‘Rumble’ at Upper East Side gallery,”Examiner.com, January 10, 2012
“Rashid Johnson’s homage to Ali promoter,” Phaidon.com, January 10, 2012
Spears, Dorothy, “Fusing Identity: Dollops of Humor and Shea Butter,” The New York Times, January 8, 2012, p. AR23
Martinez, Alanna, “See Rashid Johnson Merge Don King and Black Yoga at His New Hauser & Wirth Show,” Artinfo.com, January 8, 2012
Gavin, Francesca, “2011 Rewind: Culture,” Twin, January 6, 2012

2011
*Touré, Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness?, New York: Free Press, 2011
Martinez, Alanna, and Chloe Wyma, “The Top 20 Shows to See in 2012, From Cindy Sherman to Ellsworth Kelly,” Artinfo.com, December 30, 2011
“Critics’ pick: Rashid Johnson, ‘Rumble’,” Time Out New York, December 23, 2011
Haque, Fahima, “30 Americans, exploring black identity,” The Washington Post, December 22, 2011
“Top five shows: Dec 29-Jan 3,” Time Out New York, December 20, 2011
Spotify Music Loves Art: Nas Meets Luis Gispert and Rashid Johnson. VICE, December 20, 2011. Film.
Finch, Charlie, “2011 in Review: The 10 Art Events of 2011,” artnet.com, December 15, 2011
*American Exuberance. Miami: Rubell Family Collection, 2011
Cohen, Robyn N., “Spotify Comes to Art Basel,” HuffingtonPost.com, December 5, 2011
Harris, Gareth, and Charlotte Burns, “Artists are a-changing,” The Art Newspaper, December 2, 2011
Adam, Georgina, “Glitz and pieces,” FinancialTimes.com, December 2, 2011
“Art Basel – Miami, Inspiration for an Artistic Celebration,” BibandSola.com, December 1, 2011
Sjostrom, Jan, “Art Basel Miami Beach preview reveals diverse range of artists,”PalmBeachDailyNews.com, November 30, 2011
“Hugo Boss Prize Finalists Announced,” FlashArtOnline.com, November 29, 2011
Kazakina, Katya, “With $2.5 Billion of Art, Sender Trove, Miami Basel Woos Buyers,” Bloomberg.com, November 29, 2011
Pollack, Maika, “Review: An Influential Citizen: ‘The Bearden Project’ at the Studio Museum in Harlem,” GallaristNY.com, November 29, 2011
Sutton, Benjamin, “Guggenheim Names Six Finalists for $100k 2012 Hugo Boss Prize,” TheLMagazine.com, November 28, 2011
Vogel, Carol, “Six Named as Finalists for Hugo Boss Prize,” The New York Times, November 25, 2011, p. C35
Viera, Lauren, “MCA’s ‘Chicago Works’ platform is bigger, smaller … better?,”Chicago Tribune, October 27, 2011
“Breaking News: Paris,” Artforum.com, October 24, 2011
Gleadell, Colin, “FIAC vs. Frieze: battle of the art fairs,” The Telegraph, October 24, 2011
Lindblad, J., “AO on Site (with Photoset) – Paris: Fiac 2011 Opening Day Review, October 21, 2011,” ArtObserved.com, October 22, 2011
Adam, Georgina, “Fiac steps up its game,” The Art Newspaper, October 21, 2011
Kazakina, Katya, “Hedge Fund Manager Sender Shows Art Collection, Blasts Fairfax,” Bloomberg.com, October 20, 2011
Reyburn, Scott, “Picasso, Hirst Works Boost Paris Fair in Battle for Art Sales,”Bloomberg.com, October 18, 2011
*ESLOV WIDE SHUT, edited by Pärnilla and Stefan Lundgren, text by Liv Stoltz. Malmö: Eslövs Kommun and Mallorca Landings, 2011, p. 76-77
“Four Artists to Know: Meet the Johnsons,” ARTLOG, October 7, 2011
Tinari, Philip, “The 54th Venice Biennale: ILLUMInations: Arsenale and Padiglione Centrale, Venice,” LEAP: The International Art Magazine of Contemporary China, October 6, 2011
“LACMA to Create L.A.’s First Movie Museum, Gerhard Richter Slams the Art Market, and More Must-Read Art News,” Artinfo.com, October 5, 2011
Douglas, Sarah, “Rashid Johnson Joins Hauser & Wirth,” The New York Observer, October 4, 2011
“Corcoran to Display Leading Black Artists’ Work,” NBCWashington.com, October 2, 2011
Prezant, Joshua, “’30 Americans’ and two collectors: The Rubells,” The Washington Post, September 30, 2011
Saxton-Wi, Larry, “’30 Americans’ at the Corcoran Gallery of Art,” The Washington Informer, September 29, 2011
Patterson, Orlando, “The Post-Black Condition,” The New York Times, September 25, 2011, p. BR1
“Conversation with Kenneth Montague of the Wedge Collection and Trevor Schoonmaker of the Nasher Museum of Art,” ARCthemagazine.com, September 14th, 2011
Douglas, Sarah, “Art market analysis: Who benefits from charity auctions?,” The Art Newspaper, Issue 227, September 2011
*Secret Societies, edited by Cristina Ricupero, Alexis Vaillant and Max Hollein, foreword by Max Hollein and Charlotte Laubard, texts by Ina Blom, Michael Bracewell, Gary Lachmann, Cristina Ricupero, Alexis Vaillant and Jan Verwoert. Cologne: Snoeck Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 2011
Cichosch, Katharina, “Sheabutter, Graffiti & Schwarze Seife,” Schirn-Magazin.de, August 11, 2011
“Aspen Art Museum’s ArtCrush Raises Record-Breaking $1.7 Million,”ArtDaily.org, August 10, 2011
Maneker, Marion, “Crushing It in Aspen,” Art Market Monitor, August 2, 2011
Miller, Michael H., “After Post-Black,” The New York Observer, July 26, 2011
Miller, Wesley, and Nick Ravich, prod. New York Close Up: Rashid Johnson Trades Art With Angel Otero. New York: Art 21 Workshop, July 22, 2011. Film.
Trigg, Sarah, “Secrets of the Artist’s Studios: Unexpected Talismans of the Artistic Process, from Rashid Johnson’s Cup to Carol Bove’s Forbidden Fault,”Artinfo.com, July 19, 2011
“Group Show at Schirn Kunsthalle,” Contemporary Art Daily, July 8, 2011
Briggs, Kathryn, “30 Americans: A Story Told Well,” NCArtMuseum.org, June 24, 2011
Ravich, Nick, “Premiere of Rashid Johnson’s First Film!,” Art21.org, June 20, 2011
Miller, Wesley, and Nick Ravich, prod. New York Close Up: Rashid Johnson Makes Things To Put Things On. New York: Art21 Workshop, June 20, 2011. Film.
“Art21 Releases New Series About Young Artists in NY, 6/23,”BroadwayWorld.com, June 20, 2011
Saltz, Jerry, “Generation Blank,” New York Magazine, June 19, 2011
Goldstein, Andrew M., “Light Show: Searching for Substance in the Venice Biennale’s ‘ILLUMInations’ Exhibition,” Artinfo.com, June 17, 2011
Viera, Lauren, “Museum of Contemporary Art Ushers in a New Floor Plan, New Staff and a New Vision,” Chicago Tribune, June 10, 2011
Yablonsky, Linda, “Idol Rich,” Artforum.com, June 9, 2011
Adam, Georgina and Morris, Jane, “First impressions of ‘Illuminazioni’ exhibition at Venice Biennale,” The Art Newspaper, June 3, 2011
Luse, Mimi, “Venice Biennale Dispatch, Part One: The Group Show & Ai Wei Wei,” BlackBookMag.com, June 2, 2011
Ascari, Alessio, “Rashid Johnson,” Kaleidoscope, Issue 11, Summer 2011, pp. 112-117
Bordignon, Elena, “Rashid Johnson,” L’Uomo Vogue, Number 421, May-June 2011, p. 153
Anspon, Catherine D., “Dallas Art Fair – The Experts Weigh In: Quotes and Quips from Fair Insiders,” PaperCityMag.com, May 27, 2011
Pollack, Maika, “American Like Me: Glenn Ligon at the Whitney,” The New York Observer, May 10, 2011
Trigg, Sarah, “Rashid Johnson,” TheGoldminerProject.com, May 10, 2011
*ILLUMInations: 54th International Art Exhibition La Biennale Di Venezia, edited by Bice Curiger and Giovanni Carmine, Venice: Marsilio Editori, May 2011
Castro, Jan Garden, “Rashid Johnson: Salon 94,” Sculpture, April 2011, pp. 68-69
“Let There Be Light,” OtherEdition.com, March 30, 2011
Shimron, Yonat, “Exhibit of African-America artists leaps to challenge,” News & Observer, Arts Section, March 13, 2011
“Curator Bice Curiger announces Venice artists,” ArtReview.com, March 12, 2011
Davis, Ben, “Venice Biennale Releases Artist List for 2011 ‘ILLUMInations’ Exhibition,” Artinfo.com, March 11, 2011

2010
Tagliafierro, Marco, “Rashid Johnson,” Artforum.com, December 28, 2010
Dercon, Chris, “Best of 2010,” Artforum, December 2010, pp. 220-221
Vogel, Carol, “At Brookyn Museum, African-American Artworks Pre-1945,” The New York Times, October 22, 2010, p. C22
Fraser, Rachel and Stopa, Jason, “Frahm Brothers: Insight into Collection,” NY ARTS, Fall 2010
“East Side Story,” Artforum.com, September 17, 2010
Smith, Roberta, “Art? Life? Must We Choose?,” The New York Times, July 2, pp. C19, C23
*At Home/Not at Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, Annandale-on-Hudson: Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, 2010
Godsill, Benjamin, “The Long Distance Runner,” Mousse, Issue 24, Summer 2010

2009
Smith, Roberta, “A Beating Heart of Social Import,” The New York Times, December 11, 2009, pp. C27-C30
Watson, Simon, “Rashid Johnson: The Power of Healing,” Whitewall, Winter 2008-2009, pp. 72-73
Biggers, Sanford, “Artists on Artists: Rashid Johnson,” BOMB Magazine, Spring 2009, Issue 107
“Goings on About Town: SculptureCenter,” The New Yorker, July 1, 2009
Sansone, Valentina, “Rashid Johnson,” Flash Art, January-February 2009
Santiago, Fabiola, “Powerful Images from 31 Americans,” Miami Herald, February 1, 2009
Grunitzky, Claude, “America New,” Trace Magazine, Issue 84, 2009, pp. 55-57
*Rashid Johnson: Sharpening My Oyster Knife, Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Fauen Magdeburg, Germany. Bielefeld: Kerber Verlag, 2009

2008
“Rubell Collection Highlight,” Art Basel Miami Beach Magazine, December 2008
Johnson, Ken, “The Art Fair as Outlet Mall,” The New York Times, December 5, 2008, p. C1
Wooldridge, Jane, “The Art Basel Cheat Sheet,” Miami Herald, December 5, 2008, p. 1A
Weins, Ann, “Spot On: Rashid Johnson,” DEMO8, November 2008
*30 Americans, Rubell Family Collection. New York: D.A.P., 2008, p. 78-87
Grabner, Michelle, “Review: Rashid Johnson,” Artforum, November 2008
Weinberg, Lauren, “Review: Rashid Johnson,” Time Out Chicago, Issue 187, September 25 – October 1, 2008
Artner, Alan, “Review: Rashid Johnson’s Promised Land,” Chicago Tribune, September 19, 2008
Calder, Jaime, “Review: Rashid Johnson/Monique Meloche,” New City Chicago, September 9, 2008
Weins, Ann, “Found Art,” Chicago Magazine, September 2008, p. 138
“Provokante Kunst auf der Suche nach den Wurzeln,” Magdeburger Volksstimme, September 1, 2008
Hillger, Andreas, “Das Austernmesser schneidet tief unter die eigene Haut,”Mitteldeutsche Zeitung, Halle, Aug 13, 2008
“Ein Amerikaner in Magdeburg,” DATEs, June 2008, p. 14
Karafin, Amy “Reviews: New York,” Art News, May 2008
Furnari, Rachel, and David Mark Wise, “The Five Year Plan, Breakout Artists 2004-2007,” NewCity, April 24, 2008
Cotter, Holland, “The Topic is Race, The Art is Fearless,” The New York Times, March 30, 2008
Cotter, Holland, “Art Review: Rashid Johnson The Dead Lecturer,” The New York Times, March 28, 2008
Baker, RC, “Best in Show,” The Village Voice, March 18, 2008
Carlin, TJ, “Art Review: Rashid Johnson ‘The Dead Lecturer,'” TimeOut New York, March 18, 2008
Schultz, Charlie, “A Look at Rashid Johnson,” ArtSlant, March 9, 2008

2007
Hackett, Regina, “Rashid Johnson, the ‘post-black; art movement, and a new take on Olympia,” Seattle Post-Intellegencer, August 10, 2007
Cotter, Holland, “Art in Review: The Color Line,” The New York Times, July 27, 2007
Graves, Jen, “White People Love Him: the Intergalactic Art of Rashid Johnson,”The Stranger, July 2007
Artner, Alan, “MCA Exhibits 40 Years of Photos,” Chicago Tribune, Tempo C, Section 5, March 1, 2007, p. 3

2006
*Laabs, Annegret, and Uwe Gellner, eds., A noir, E blanc, I rouge, U vert, O bleu: FARBEN, Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Fauen Magdeburg. Bielefeld: Kerber Verlag, 2006
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2005
Agliottone, Marianna, “Review: Rashid Johnson, Young Gifted and Black,”exibart.com, December 15, 2005
Williams Lessane, Patricia, “Reviews: Stay Black and Die,” Time Out Chicago, October 6-13, 2005, p. 52
Artner, Alan, “Review: Rashid Johnson at Monique Meloche Gallery,” Chicago Tribune, September 30, 2005, Section C7, p. 29
Connors, Thomas, “Made in Taiwan (and Chicago),” Time Out Chicago, Issue 24, August 11-18, 2005, pp. 16-17
Artner, Alan, “10 artists make Crossings,” Chicago Tribune, Tempo C, Section 5, August 11, 2005, p. 3
Nance, Kevin, “East Meets West,” Chicago Sun-Times, August 2, 2005, p. 49
*Yood, James, Crossings: 10 artists from Chicago & Kaohsiung, Taiwan: Kaohsiung Art Museum, 2005
McCullough, Bridgette R., “Reviews: Things Fall Apart,” Time Out Chicago, Issue 6, April 7-14, 2005, p. 52
“Rebirth of the Cool: Interview with Rashid Johnson,” Savoy Magazine, April 2005
Laster, Paul, “Interview, Franklin Sirmans,” artkrush.com, March 23, 2005

2004
Camper, Fred, “Artists’ ‘Perfect Union’ a view to a complex world,” Chicago Tribune, Section 7C, December 17, 2004, p. 30
“Goings on in Photography: Chicago,” New Yorker Magazine, October 2004, p. 5
*Foresta, Merry, Julia J. Norrell, Paul Roth, and Jacquelyn Days Serwer,Common Ground: Discovering Community in 150 Years of Art Merrell Publishers, edited by Bill Clinton, London: Merrell, 2004
Büsing, Nicole and Heiko Klaas, “Marktberichte: Die LISTE 04-The Young Art Fair in Basel,” Kunstmarkt.com, July 18, 2004
Workman, Michael, “Breakout Artists: Chicago’s next generation of image makers,” NEWCITY Chicago, May 6, 2004, cover, pp. 17-21
DeGenevieve, Barbara, “Interview with Rashid Johnson,” fnewsmagazine.com, April 2004
Brunetti, John, “The Rise and Fall of a Proper Negro,” Dialogue, January/February 2004, p. 22

2003
*Ilesanmi, Olukemi, The Squared Circle: Boxing in Contemporary Art, Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2003
Mosedale, Mike, “The Pugilist’s Cock Ring: Undressing the Manly Art of Boxing at the Walker Art Center,” City Pages, August 13, 2003
“Exhibit: Art and the Sweet Science” Newsweek Interactive, 2003
Sellnow, Greg, “Put Up Your Dukes and Step Into The Squared Circle,” Post-Bulletin, July 26, 2003
Abbe, Mary, “Ring Cycle,” Star Tribune, July 11, 2003
LaBrie, Cara, “Art Has Ring to It,” Pioneer Press, July 6, 2003
Heuer, Megan, “Punchy Statements,” Art News, Summer 2003
“Walker Art Center,” Tema Celeste, May/June 2003
Nguyen, Jan, “Emerging Vision,” Gravity Magazine, Columbia College, Spring 2003

2002
Schleifer, Kristen Brooke, “Interview Rashid Johnson,” Mouth to Mouth, Volume 1, Number 1, Fall 2002
Schleifer, Kristen Brooke, “Rashid Johnson,” Art on Paper, Volume 6, Number 5, May-June 2002
Weinstein, Michael, “Museum of Cotemporary Art”, New City, 2002
Shawver, D.B., “Prominence of artists makes exhibit important,” Charleston Daily Mail, January 26, 2002

2001
Waxman, Lori, “Freestyle,” New Art Examiner, November-December, p. 90
Camper, Fred, “The Accidental Emancipator,” Chicago Social, October 2001
*Golden, Thelma, Freestyle: The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York: The Studio Museum in Harlem, 2001
Robinson, Walter, “‘Freestyle’ at Studio Museum,” artnet.com, April 13, 2001
Brady, Linda, “Shadow Boxer,” UR Chicago, August 13-September 9, 2001
Valdez, Sarah, “Freestyling,” Art in America, September 2001, pp. 134-39, 162
Lenoir, Lisa, “On View,” Chicago Sun-Times, July 2001
Brockington, Horace, “Freestyle: Studio Museum in Harlem,” NY ARTS, June 2001
Plagens, Peter, “Harlem Goes ‘Freestyle’,” Newsweek, May 14, 2001
Cotter, Holland, “A Full Studio Museum Show with 28 Young Artists and a Shoehorn,” The New York Times, May 11, 2001
“The New Masters,” VIBE, May 2001
“New Kids on the Block,” Museums New York, Spring 2001

2000
Fuller, Janet Rausa, “Thirteen Rising Stars,” Chicago Sun-Times, October 8, 2000
Eskin, Leah, “What Would You Take From A Burning Building?,” Chicago Tribune Magazine, June 17, 2000
Johnson, Ken, “Art in Review: National Black Fine Art Show,” The New York Times, February 4, 2000

1999
Weinstein, Michael, “Hands On,” New City, May 4, 1999
“G.R. N’Namdi Gallery presents Norman Lewis and Rashid Johnson,” Chicago Defender, April 22, 1999

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