Rashid Johnson: Phaidon Contemporary Artist Series
The most comprehensive publication to date on widely celebrated artist Rashid Johnson, published by Phaidon.
Few artists have redefined the culture in such poignant and genre-defying ways as Rashid Johnson. This book subverts expectations like Johnson himself, exploring the artistic philosophies that have distinguished him as one of today’s most influential figures. The publication includes illuminating contributions from art history professor Sampada Aranke; associate curator of Modern and Contemporary art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Akili Tommasino; and award-winning poet and professor Claudia Rankine. Johnson also shares a selection of his own writings and a six-page, brand-new collegial composition specifically designed for this book showcasing the socio-cultural sources that have informed Johnson’s practice. Artwork spanning Johnson’s decades-long career are prominently featured throughout the publication.
Published by Phaidon Paperback, English 11 3/8 × 9 7/8 in. (29 × 25 cm) 160 pages with 200 illustrations