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Artist’s Talk: Rashid Johnson

Tue, Jun 19, 2012, 6:30–8 pm

Rashid Johnson <em>Self Portrait as the Professor of Astronomy, Miscegenation and Critical Theory at the New Negro Escapist Social and Athletic Club Center for Graduate Studies</em>

Rashid Johnson
Self Portrait as the Professor of Astronomy, Miscegenation and Critical Theory at the New Negro Escapist Social and Athletic Club Center for Graduate Studies, 2008

Lambda print
51 1/2 x 73 in. (130.8 x 185.4 cm)
Collection of Marilyn and Larry Fields, Chicago
Photo: Luca Carrà, Milan, Italy, courtesy annarumma404 gallery, Naples, Italy

MCA Chicago presents Chicago-born, New York-based artist Rashid Johnson discussing his first major solo museum exhibition Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks that surveys the first 10 years of his career. Through his work, Johnson defines a new paradigm for representation that is steeped in individual experience while also engaging in a conversation about shared cultural references.

**Emerge hosted event TBD afterwards

RSVP to Monica Wojtyna at 312.397.3831 or mwojtyna@mcachicago.org.