Rashid Johnson - Art for One Drop New York Friday, September 21, 2018 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Courtesy of the Artist and Hauser & Wirth

  • Catalogue Essay

    New York based artist Rashid Johnson was born in Chicago and studied in the photography department of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Johnson’s work quickly expanded to embrace a wide range of media – including sculpture, painting, drawing, film-making, and installation – yielding a complex multidisciplinary practice that incorporates diverse materials rich with symbolism and personal history. Rashid Johnson is among an influential cadre of contemporary American artists whose work explores themes of art history, individual and shared cultural identities, personal narratives, literature, philosophy, materiality, and critical history.


Untitled Escape Collage

signed "Rashid Johnson" on the reverse
ceramic tile, mirror tile, red oak flooring, vinyl, spray enamel, oilstick, black soap and wax, mounted to board
72 x 48 in. (182.9 x 121.9 cm.)
Executed in 2018.

$185,000 - 225,000 

Sold for $319,000

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Sam Mansour
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Art for One Drop

New York Charity Auction 21 September 2018