Jimenez - Colon Collection
Rashid Johnson
100% NaturalRashid Johnson
I Talk White
This work is from an edition of 3Rashid Johnson
Crosshair Brand
Edition: 14 of 20
Rashid Johnson &  Hank Willis Thomas
A Portrait of Two American Artists as Young Negro Scholars
Edition of 31
Johnson, Rashid
born 1977, Chicago IL
lives and works in New York, NY


EDUCATION

2004-2005
School of the Art Institute, Chicago, Chicago, IL

2000
Bachelor of Arts
Columbia College, Chicago, IL


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
(* indicates a publication)

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

2010
25 days after October, Carlson/Massimo De Carlo, London, England

Between Nothingness and Eternity, Carlson/Massimo De Carlo, 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 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, Indiana

2002
12x12: New Artist/New Work, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
(* indicates a publication)

2012
The Bearden Project, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
*30 Americans, Rubell Family Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA

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 12x12, 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, Brooklyn, NY. curated by Terry Carbone
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
In Search of a Continuous Present, curated by Lynne Warren, International Biennale of Contemporary Art 2005, Prague, Czech Republic; 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


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

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
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
"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

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
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

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

Permanent Collections

Brooklyn Art Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI
Studio Museum Harlem, New York, NY
Smith College, Northampton, MA
Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
The Progressive Corporation, Shaker Heights, OH
LaSalle Bank, Chicago, IL
Eileen Harris-Norton, Santa Monica, CA
Speyer Family Collection, New York, NY
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