Rashid Johnson, ‘Cosmic Slop’, 2008, Painting, Black soap and microcrystalline wax on board, Artsy x Rago/Wright
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Rashid Johnson

Cosmic Slop, 2008

Black soap and microcrystalline wax on board
36 × 24 in
91.4 × 61 cm
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Rashid Johnson
American, b. 1977
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Rashid Johnson’s practice is defined by its critical evocations and entangling of racial and cultural identity, African American history, and mysticism. Many of his early works took the form of conceptual photography, though Johnson eventually expanded his practice to include wall-based works that engage the legacy of painting, sculptural installation, and assemblage using manufactured materials like shea butter, books records, and incense. “The goal,” Johnson explains, “is for all of the materials to miscegenate into a new language, with me as its author.” Johnson also exercises a range of mark-making techniques—like scoring, scraping, engraving, and branding—using self-made tools.

Rashid Johnson, ‘Cosmic Slop’, 2008, Painting, Black soap and microcrystalline wax on board, Artsy x Rago/Wright
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Condition report: Minor surface dust overall, otherwise work is in good condition. All surface irregularities, impressions, indentions and surface scuffs appear to be in keeping with artist's method

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Rashid Johnson
American, b. 1977
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Rashid Johnson’s practice is defined by its critical evocations and entangling of racial and cultural identity, African American history, and mysticism. Many of his early works took the form of conceptual photography, though Johnson eventually expanded his practice to include wall-based works that engage the legacy of painting, sculptural installation, and assemblage using manufactured materials like shea butter, books records, and incense. “The goal,” Johnson explains, “is for all of the materials to miscegenate into a new language, with me as its author.” Johnson also exercises a range of mark-making techniques—like scoring, scraping, engraving, and branding—using self-made tools.

Rashid Johnson

Cosmic Slop, 2008

Black soap and microcrystalline wax on board
36 × 24 in
91.4 × 61 cm
.
Bidding closed
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