Rashid Johnson Bibliography

Publications

2016
‘Rashid Johnson: Reasons’, Bergamo: GAMeC, 2016

2015
‘New American Art. Matthew Day Jackson. Rashid Johnson’, Paris: Editions Studio des Acacias, 2015
Bunch Davis, Carol, ‘Prefiguring Postblackness: Cultural Memory, Drama, and the African American Freedom Struggle of the 1960s’, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, 2015
Gilman, Claire, ‘The Drawing Center: Rashid Johnson ‘Anxious Men’, New York: The Drawing Center, 2015
Gorgen, Stacey, and Benchley, Amanda, ‘Artists Living with Art: A Group of Literary, Musical, Sculptural, Photographic and Film Pieces’, New York: Abrams, 2015
J. Lorand Matory, ‘Stureplan People: Racial Fantasy and Human Reality in Today’s Sweden’, Cambridge, MA: Transition: The Magazine of Africa and the Diaspora, Issue 118, 2015
Martha Kjeseth Johnson, ‘Breath/ Breadth: Contemporary American Black Male Identity’, Lynchburg, VA: Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College, 2015
Mary Sabbatino, Lowery Stokes Sims, and Franklin Sirmans, ‘McArthur Binion: Re:Mine’, New York: Black Dog Publishing Limited, 2015
Ulrike Groos, Sven Beckstette, and Markus Müller, ‘I Got Rhythm. Art and Jazz since 1920’, Munich: Prestel Verlag, 2015

2014
Roselione-Valadez, Juan (ed.) ‘Rubell Family Collection. Highlights & Artists’ Writings. Volume 1’, Florida: Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation, 2014, pp. 558 – 559, ill. colour
The George Economou Collection (ed.), ‘Rashid Johnson. ‘Magic Numbers’‘, Athens: The George Economou Collection, 2014
David, Caroline, Baud-Berthier, Claire (eds.), ‘Passions Secrètes. Collections Privées Flamandes’, Lille: Lille3000;Vision Publishers, 2014
Wicks, Stephen C., ‘Facets of Modern and Contemporary Glass’, Knoxville: Knoxville Museum of Art, 2014
Storrs, Michael, ‘Rashid Johnson. Polymathemagician’, Berlin: Auditorium, Winter 2013/2014 issue, pp. 88-97, ill.
Perry, Elliot, Francis, Jacqueline [et al.], ‘Point of View: Contemporary African American Art from the Elliot and Kimberly Perry Collection’, Detroit/Flint: Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History/Flint Institute of Arts, 2014 (exh. cat.)
Taxter, Kelly (ed.), ‘You Should’ve Heard Just What I Seen’, New York: Gregory R. Miller & Co., 2014
Thornton, Sarah, ’33 Artists in 3 Acts’, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2014
Hoptman, Laura, ‘The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal Word’, New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2014
2013
Acquavella Galleries (ed.), ‘White Collar Crimes’, New York: Acquavella Galleries, 2013 (exh. cat.)
Amirsadeghi, Hossein, Eisler, Maryam, ‘Art Studio America: Contemporary Artist Spaces’, London: TransGlobe Publishing/Thames & Hudson, 2013
Trigg, Sarah, ‘Studio Life: Rituals, Collections, Tools, and Observations on the Artistic Process’, New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2013
White, Deborah Gray, Bay, Mia [et al.], ‘Freedom on My Mind: A History of African Americans, with Documents. Volume Two: Since 1865’, Boston/New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2013
Powers, Bill, ‘Interviews with Artists’, New York: Gagosian Gallery, 2013
Michaela Unterdörfer (ed.), ‘Hauser & Wirth 20 Years’, Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2013

2012
South London Gallery (ed.), ‘Rashid Johnson. Shelter’, London: South London Gallery, 2012 (exh. cat.)
Rodrigues Widholm, Julie, ‘Rashid Johnson. Message to Our Folks’, Chicago IL: MCA Chicago (exh. cat.)
Curiger, Bice (ed.), ‘Parkett No. 90’, Zurich: Parkett, pp. 120 – 159, ill.
Kistler, Ashley (ed.), ‘you, your sun and shadow’, Richmond: Anderson Gallery, School of Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2012

2011
Roselione-Valadez, Juan, ‘American Exuberance’, Florida: Rubell Family Collection, pp. 76-79, ill.
Adam, Georgina, ‘Fiac steps up its game’, on: www.theartnewspaper.com, London, 21 October 2011
Ricupero, Cristina, Vaillant, Alexis, Hollein, Max (eds.), ‘Secret Societies’, Cologne: Snoeck Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 2011
(exh. cat.)
Curiger, Bice, Carmine, Giovanni, ‘ILLUMInations: 54th International Art Exhibition La Biennale Di Venezia’, Venice: Marsilio Editori, 2011
(exh. cat.)

2010
___, ‘At Home/Not at Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg’, Annandale-on-Hudson: Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, 2010 (exh. cat.)
Touré, ‘Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness? ‘, New York: Free Press, 2011
Lundgren, Pärnilla, Lundgren, Stefan, ‘Eslov Wide Shut’, Malmö: Eslövs Kommun and Mallorca Landings, 2011

2009
Sirmans, Franklin, ‘30 Americans, Rubell Family Collection’, Miami: Rubell Family Collection, 2009 (exh. cat.)

Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Fauen Magdeburg (ed.), ‘Rashid Johnson: Sharpening My Oyster Knife’, Bielefeld: Kerber Verlag, 2009 (exh. cat.)

2008
Uwe Geller, ‘Rashid Johnson: Sharpening my oyster knife’, Bielefeld/ Leipzig: Kerber Verlag / Kumstmuseum Magdeburg, 2008 (exh.cat.)

2006
Laabs, Annegret, Gellner, Uwe (eds.), ‘A noir, E blanc, I rouge, U vert, O bleu: colors’, Magdeburg: Kunstmuseum Magdeburg, 2006 (exh. cat.)


2005
Yood, James, et al., ‘Crossings: 10 artists from Chicago & Kaohsiung’, Taiwan: Kaohsiung Art Museum, 2005

2004
Corcoran Museum of Art, ‘Common Ground: Discovering Community in 150 Years of Art’, London: Merrell Publishers, 2004
Fusco, Coco, Wallis, Brian, ‘Only Skin Deep’, New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2004

2003
Ilesanmi, Olukemi, ‘The Squared Circle: Boxing in Contemporary Art’, Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2003

2001
Golden, Thelma, ‘Freestyle’, New York: Studio Museum in Harlem, 2001

Articles

2017
Sterr, Emily, ‘Stranger in the Village’, on: elephantmag.com, 22 June 2017
‘States of the Art’ in: Financial Times How to Spend It, London, UK, 9 June 2017
Benson, Louise, ‘African-American artist Rashid Johnson is exploring life in the trump era’, on: i-d.vice.com, 7 June 2017
Rosen, Miss, ‘Artist Rashid Johnson Explores the Stranger in Us All’, on: craveonline.com, 6 June 2017
Fowler, William, ‘Chicago Wanderer: How Will a Black American Artist-Whose work explores roots, race, and identity, adjust to his new life in a tiny Somerset Village?’, in: The Guardian, London, UK
Kennedy, Randy, ‘Saving Nina Simone’s Birthplace as an Act of Art and Politics’, on: nytimes.com, 2 March 2017
Rosen, Miss, ‘4 Visual Artists Who’ve Become Film Directors’, on: craveonline.com, 1 March 2017
‘Drawing Center Appoints Four New Trustees and Announces Honorees for Fortieth Anniversary Gala’, on: artforum.com, 23 February 2017
Dafoe, Taylor, ‘Rashid Johnson to Direct Film Adaptation of “Native Son”, on: artinfo.com, 21 February 2017
‘Suzan-Lori Parks and Rashid Johnson Collaborate to Make Richard Wright’s Novel Native Son into a Movie’, on: artforum.com, 21 February 2017
Kinsella, Eileen, ‘Rashid Johnson to Make Directorial Debut With Adaptation of ‘Native Son’, on: artnet.com, 21 February 2017
‘Rashid Johnson in the director’s chair’, on: theartnewspaper.com, 21 February 2017
‘Freeman, Nate, ‘Rashid Johnson to Direct Adaptation of Richard Wright’s ‘Native Son’ in Feature Film Debut’, on: artnews.com, 21 February 2017
Abrams, Amah-Rose, ‘Artists Donate Works for New Cape Town Museum Zeitz MOCAA’, on: artnet.com, 16 February 2017
‘An Artist and a Poet Contemplate Freedom’, in: The New York Times, 15 February 2017,
Pogrebin, Robin, ‘On Bernard Lumpkin’s Wall, a Visual Conversation About His Roots’, on: newyorktimes.com, 2 February 2017
Cox, Sharon “UJ celebrates Black History Month with convocation Tuesday”, on: jamestownsun.com, 2 February 2017
Scher, Robin, ‘Performa Adds Two Board Members, names Richard Chang Board President’, on: artnews.com, 2 February 2017 Taylor, Elise, ‘Bob Colacello on Blurred Art, “Blurred Lines,” and Christmas Gifts from Andy Warhol’, on: vanityfair.com, 27 January 2017
Kinsella, Eileen, ‘Who to Network With During Art LA Contemporary’, on: artnet.com, 24 January 2017

2016
Stevens, Hampton, ‘Preview: Art In the Year Ahead’, on: flatlandkc.org, 26 December 2016
Kinsella, Eileen, ‘See the 10 Most Exciting Artists in the United States Today’, on: www.artnet.com, New York NY, 14 December 2016
Bourland, Ian, ‘Blackness in Abstraction’, in: Frieze, London England, November 2016, p. 246
Harvan, Zoe, ‘Smith frames contemporary photography with historical examples’, on: www.williamsrecord.com, Williamstown MA, 18 October 2016
Planes, Peter, ‘New York Gallery Shows for the Weekend’, on: www.wsj.com, New York NY, 7 October 2016
Wong, Ryan Lee, ‘Rashid Johnson Explores Blackness and Invisibility’, on: www.villagevoice.com, New York NY, 5 October 2016
‘Rashid Johnson: ‘I can do this?’’, on: www.the-talks.com, New York NY, 5 October 2016
Smith, Roberta, ‘In Fly Away’, Rashid Johnson Keeps the Focus on Race’, on: www.nytimes.com, New York NY, 15 September 2016
Bourland, Ian, ‘Critics’ Picks; Rashid Johnson’, on: www.artform.com, New York NY, September 2016
Martinez, Alanna, ‘Anxious Man: Rashid Johnson on Navigating Worry, Violence and Parenthood’, on: www.observer.com, New York NY, 28 September 2016
Kino, Carol, ‘An Anxious Man’, in: Cultured Magazine, Miami FL, Fall 2016, pp.170-176
Rodney, Seph, ‘A Weighty Rashid Johnson Show that Doesn’t Take Off’, on: www.hyperallergic.com, Brooklyn NY, 26 September 2016
Laster, Paul, ‘Artist Rashid Johnson’s latest work ponders the limits of freedom’, on: www.timeout.com, New York NY, 20 September 2016
Lehrer, Adam, ‘Rashid Johnson’s Hauser & Wirth Exhibition ’Fly Away’ Might be the Timeliest Art Show of 2016’, on: www.forbes.com, New York NY, 14 September 2016
Indrisek, Scott, ‘5 Can’t Miss Gallery Shows in New York’, on: www.artinfo.com, New York NY, 14 September 2016
Fowle, Kate, ‘Rashid Johnson in conversation with Kate Fowle’, in: GARAGE Magazine, Moscow, Russia, 10, pp. 156-161
Petty, Kelly, ‘Historic Columbia explores Southern black culture and tradition in new exhibit’, on: www.coladaily.com, Columbia SC, 31 May 2016
Biswas, Allie, ‘In conversation: Rashid Johnson with Allie Biswas’, in: The Brooklyn Rail, Brooklyn NY, December 2015 – January 2016, pp. 6-8

2015
Kinsella, Eileen, ‘Day Two Art Basel Sales Report: Buyers Keep Flocking to Gallery Booths,’ on: www.artnet.com, New York NY, 17 June 2015
Forrest, Nicholas, ‘Art Basel 2015 Sales Report: See What’s Selling; Update 3,’ on: www.blouinartinfo.com, New York NY, 17 June 2015
Binlot, Ann, ‘Karlie Kloss, Larry Gagosian, and More Toast the New Garage Museum in Moscow,’ on: www.style.com, New York NY, 12 June 2015
Tarmy, James, ‘How to Buy Your Way Into the Art World,’ on: www.bloomberg.com, New York NY, 4 June 2015
Black, Matt, ‘Rashid Johnson’s Post-black Art,’ on: www.nowness.com, New York NY, 2 June 2015
Gordon, Amanda L., ‘Scene Last Night: Icahn, Black, Bacon, Cotton, Diamond, Gurung,’ on: www.bloomberg.com, New York NY, 21 May 2015
Freeman, Nate, ‘Artists Explain Why Their High Line Sculpture Will Delight—and Puzzle—All the Tourists,’ on: www.vulture.com, New York NY, 27 May 2015
Hartman, Darrell, ‘Auction Veterans Launch Cultivist, an Art-Concierge Service,’ on: www.wsj.com, New York NY, May 28 2015
Melena, Ryzik, ‘A Look Inside Vito Schnabel’s Bowery Bank Show,’ on: www.nytimes.com, New York NY, 28 May 2015
Yablonsky, Linda, ‘Young at Art: Some of today’s hottest new art world discovereies (like 100-year-old Carmen Herrera) were definitely not born yesterday), on: www.wmagazine.com, New York NY, 11 May 2015
Blanco, Alvin Aqua, ‘Drake Visits Art Exhibit He Musically Curated,’ on: www.hiphopwired.com, New York NY, 8 May 2015
Leight, Elias, ‘Inside Drake’s “I Like It Like This” Sotheby’s Exhibit,’ on: www.billboard.com, New York NY, 8 May 2015
Chayka, Kyle, ‘First Look! Kerry James Marshall Shows the High Line’s Future Gentrification,’ on: www.vulture.com, New York NY, 5 May 2015
Jordan, Eliza, ‘Free Arts NYC Honors Rashid Johnson and Raises Over $1M,’ on: www.whitewallmag.com, New York NY, 1 May 2015
Renshaw, David, ‘Drake curats music for Sotheby’s show “I Like It Like This” in New York,’ on: www.nme.com, London UK, 1 May 2015
Cascone, Sarah, ‘Brooke Shields Celebrates Rashid Johnson at Free Arts NYC Benefit Auction,’ on: www.artnet.com, New York NY, 1 May 2015
Betker, Ally, ‘Free Arts NYC Auction Draws Tali Lennox, Cleo Wade,’ on: www.wwd.com, New York NY, 30 April 2015
Nordstrom, Leigh, ‘Kelly Rutherford, Sarah Hoover, and More Support Free Arts NYC’s Annual Auction Honoring Rashid Johnson,’ on: www.vogue.com, New York NY, 30 April 2015
King, Cyd, ‘“30 Americans” is jaw-dropping, thoughtful,’ on: www.arkansasonline.com, Little Rock AR, 26 April 2015
Ortved, John, ‘Jeff Koons, David Schwimmer, Rachel Feinstein, and More Come Out to the New Museum Spring Gala,’ on: www.vogue.com, New York NY, 9 April 2015
__, ‘Perez Art Museum Miami,’ on: www.metrocitizen.net, Miami FL, 8 April 2015
Ghorashi, Hannah, ‘Ryan Trecartin, Alec Soth, Frank Stella Included in Lineup For Anderson Ranch’s 2015 Summer Series,’ on: www.artnews.com, New York NY, 7 April 2015
Ravich, Nick, ‘Rashid Johnson Keeps His Cool,’ on: www.blog.art21.org, New York NY, 3 April 2015
Merijan, Ara H., ‘The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World,’ in: Frieze, London UK, April 2015, pp. 132-133
Cahill, James, ‘Rashid Johnson: Hauser & Wirth,’ in: Art In America, New York, NY April 2015
Walsh, Brienne, ‘Art News Roundup— March 27, 2015,’ on: www.huffingtonpost.com, New York NY, 1 April 2015
Aranco, Jorge S., ‘Soho Revival,’ in: Luxe Magazine, New York NY, Spring 2015, pp. 301-311
Nathan, Emily, ‘Black Representation Countered with Personal Narrative and Social Satire: Rashid Johnson,’ in: Bijutsu Techo, Tokyo Japan, Spring 2015
Blair, Courtney Willis, ‘The Month’s Best of New York Art & Culture,’ on: www.forbes.com, New York NY, 31 March 2015
Heyman, Marshall, ‘Rashid Johnson Trades Knowledge for Fresh Perspective at Workshop,’ in: The Wall Street Journal, New York NY, 30 March 2015
Sturgeon, Jonathan, ‘Are Pop Music and the Art World Getting a Divorce?’ on: www.flavorwire.com, New York NY, 25 March 2015
Middleton, Ryan, ‘Drake to Soundtrack Sotheby’s Black American Artists Sale,’ on: www.musictimes.com, New York NY, 22 March 2015
S., Danny, ‘Drake To Curate Music For Exhibit of Contemporary Black Art at Sotheby’s,’ on: www.hotnewhiphop.com, New York NY, 22 March 2015
Cohen Blatter, Lucy, ‘The Young Collectors Party: Where Young Museums Patrons and Artists Revel,’ on: www.wsj.com, New York NY, 20 March 2015
Hillyard, Kim, ‘Drake partners with Sotheby’s to soundtrack art exhibition in New York,’ on: www.nme.com, London UK, 20 March 2015
Waxman, Olivia B., ‘Drake Is Going to Be an Art Curator,’ on: www.time.com, New York NY, 20 March 2015
Vena, Jocelyn, ‘Find Out Why Drake Is Working With Sotheby’s This Spring,’ on: www.billboard.com, New York NY, 20 March 2015
__, ‘DJ Afrika Bambaataa Spins at Guggenheim’s Young Collectors Party,’ on: www.artnet.com, New York NY, 20 March 2015
Cooper, Anneliese and Bodick, Noelle, ‘Drake Collaborates with Sotheby’s, Picasso’s Handyman Convicted, and More,’ on: www.blouinartinfo.com, New York NY, 20 March 2015
Camp, Zoe, ‘Drake Partnering With Sotheby’s to Soundtrack Art Exhibition,’ on: www.pitchfork.com, Chicago IL, 19 March 2015
Bowley, Graham and Dobrzynski, Judith H., ‘Sotheby’s to Team Up With Drake,’ on: www.nytimes.com, New York NY, 19 March 2015
Pundyk, Anne Sherwood, ‘Reviewing the Responses to MoMA’s Divisive Painting Survey,’ on: www.hyperallergic.com, New York NY, 19 March 2015
Tschida, Anne, ‘CIFO exhibit explores abstract art, the “movement” that changed art forever,’ on: www.miamiherald.com, Miami FL, 6 March 2015
Caws, Mary Ann, ‘The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World,’ on: www.brooklynrail.com, Brooklyn NY, 5 March 2015
Wallach, Amei, ‘‘The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World,’ on: www.brooklynrail.com, Brooklyn NY, 5 March 2015
Sheets, Hilarie M., ‘A Wink at the Quirks of a Famed Collector, www.nytimes.com, New York NY, 5 March 2015
Yerebakan, O.C., ‘London—Rashid Johnson: “Smile” at Hauser & Wirth Through March 7th, 2015,’ on: www.artobserved.com, New York NY, 5 March 2015
__, ‘All the World’s Exhibits,’ in: Public Art, Seoul Korea, March 2015, pp. 32-49
Hastings, Sophie, ‘Beyond the Sea: Curator Omar Kholeif is redefining art from the Mediterranean,’ in: GQ, London UK, March 2015, p. 207
__, ‘See, Listen, Enjoy,’ in: Blouin Lifestyle, New York NY, March 2015, p. 109
__, ‘#22: Rashid Johnson,’ in: Bitsu Techo—100 Contemporary Artists of our Time, Tokyo Japan, March 2015, p. 49
__, ‘Rashid Johnson: Smile,’ in: Mousse, February/March 2015, Milan Italy, p. 288
Smith, Roberta, ‘Louise Nevelson: “Collage and Assemblage,” on: www.nytimes.com, New York NY, 26 February 2015
Prapoglou, Kostas, ‘Rashid Johnson: Hauser & Wirth,’ in: The Seen, Chicago IL, 23 February 2015, pp. 1-3
Cullen, Miguel, ‘The pointed gun that suggests ignorance is bliss,’ in: The Catholic Herald, London UK, 20 February 2015
Kazakina, Katya, ‘Ai Weiwei sets record as Philiips caps US$1b sales,’ on: www.bloomberg.com, New York NY, 13 February 2015
Salina, Elen, ‘This month’s must-see exhibitions in London,’ on: www.livincool.com, London UK, 13 Feburary 2015
Gleadell, Colin, ‘Philips London Gains New Luster with $26.9 Million Contemporary Art Evening Sale,’ on: www.artnet.com, New York NY, 12 February 2015
Gleadell, Colin, ‘Ai Weiwei’s Zodiac Heads Hit $4.4 Million at $26.9 Million Phillips London Contemporary Art Evening Sale,’ on: www.artnet.com, New York NY, 12 February 2015
__, ‘Smile,’ on: www.art-scene.tv, London UK, 9 February 2015
Thorne, Harry, ‘Mira Schendel: Monotypes,’ on: www.studiointernational.com, New York NY, 6 February 2015
__, ‘Something for the Weekend: Rashid Johnson Smile,’ on: www.joseph-fashion.com, London UK, 6 February 2015
Suede, ‘Picasso Who? AfroPop + Afropunk Blow Up Black Modern Art, ‘ on: www.ebony.com, Chicago IL, 5 February 2015
Bodick, Noelle, ‘SculptureCenter Launches Benefit Sale,’ on: www.blouinartinfo.com, New York NY, 3 February 2015
__, ‘Smile: Rashid Johnson’s Show at Hauser & Wirth London,’ on: www.crfashionbook.com, New York NY, 2 February 2015
DeWolfe, Danielle, ‘Rashid Johnson: child’s play,’ on: www.dazeddigital.com, London UK, 2 Feburary 2015
Forrest, Nicholas, ‘Rashid Johnson’s Loaded “Smile” At Hauser & Wirth,’ in: ArtInfo, New York NY, February 2015, p. 12
Sherwin, Skye ‘Rashid Jonson “Smile”’, in: The Guardian Guide, London UK, vol.___, no. ___, 24 – 30 January 2015, p. 36, (ill.)
__, ‘United Kingdom openings and events this week 28th January 2015 – 6th February 2015,’ on: www.artrabbit.com, London UK, 28 January 2015
__, ‘Rashid Johnson. “Smile” at Hauser & Wirth London,’ on: www.roomsmagazine.com, London UK, 27 January 2015
__, ‘Opening this week,’ in: Time Out London, London UK, 27 January 2015, p. 75
Gleadell, Colin, ‘Why all roads lead to the capital,’ in: The Daily Telegraph, London UK, 27 January 2015
__, ‘Art Opening: Rashid Johnson: Smile @HauserWirth Tuesday 27th January 2015,’ on: www.fad.org.uk, 26 January 2015
Kennedy, Patrick, ‘BWW Reviews: Surveying Painting’s Domain with The Forever Now at MoMA,’ on: www.broadwayworld.com, New York NY, 26 January 2015
__, ‘Forms of Abstraction” on: www.miamiherald.com, Miami FL, 24 January 2015
__, ‘Rashid Johnson: London,’ in: The Guardian Guide, London UK, 24 January 2015, p. 36
__, ‘Rashid Johnson’s “Smile” to open at Hauser & Wirth London,’ on: www.artmediaagency.com, Paris France, 20 January 2015
Smart, Lauren, ‘Dispatch from New York: Visual Art Is an Overcrowded Cocktail Party,’ on: www.dallasobserver.com, Dallas TX, 15 January 2015
__, ‘AIPAD Photography Show Releases 2015 Exhibitor List,’ on: www.artnet.com, New York NY, 13 January 2015
Budick, Ariella, ‘The Forever Now, Museum of Modern Art, New York—review,’ on: www.financialtimes.com, London UK, 5 January 2015
__, ‘Rashid Johnson: Smile, Hauser & Wirth,’ on: www.culturewhisper.com, London UK, January 2015
Collings, Matthew, ‘Rimbaud on artist statements for grant applications,’ on: www.artreview.com, London UK, January-February 2015
Jaffe, Tali, ’33 Artists,’ on: www.culturedmag.com, New York NY, January 2015

2014
Browne, Alix, ‘Artists in Residence: Rashid Johnson and Sheree Hovsepian can’t help but bring their work home,’ in: W Art, New York NY, December 2014-January 2015, pp. 36-38, ill.
Solway, Diane, ‘Family,’ in: W, New York NY, December 2014-January 2015, pp. 134-139
Valentine, Victoria L., ‘W Magazine Concludes 2014 with Coverage of Sam Gilliam, Rashid Johnson, Julie Mehretu and Kevin Beasley,’ on: www.culturetype.com, Silver Spring MD, 29 December 2015
Bischoff, Dan, ‘Art Review: Forever Now “Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World” at the Museum of Modern Art,’ on: www.nj.com, Newark NJ, 28 December 2014,
Micchelli, Thomas, ‘The Death of Painting: All-New, 2014 Edition,’ on: www.hyperallergic.com, New York NY, 20 December 2014
Trigg, Sarah, ‘Why We’re Seduced by Rashid Johnson’s Studio Rituals,’ on: www.vulture.com, New York NY, 16 December 2014
__, ‘Hauser & Wirth,’ on: www.thevanderlust.com, London UK, 16 December 2014
Perrée, Rob, ‘Rashid Johnson,’ on: www.africanah.org, Amsterdam Netherlands, 13 December 2014, ill.
Daniel, Daria, ‘For Just Five Days, Wade Guyton, Dana Schutz, and Rashid Johnson at de la Cruz Collection,’ on: www.artnet.com, New York NY, 11 December 2014
Smith, Roberta, ‘The Paintbrush in the Digital Era,’ on: www.nytimes.com, New York NY, 11 December 2014
Beech, Aja, ‘Ceremonies of Dark Men,’ on: www.huffingtonpost.com, New York NY, 11 December 2014
Wells, Pete, ‘Restaurant Review: Dirty French on the Lower East Side,’ on: www.nytimes.com, New York NY, 9 December 2014
Morrissey, Siobhan, ‘During Miami Art Week, these are must-see exhibits,’ on: www.miamiherald.com, Miami FL, December 5, 2014
Cigainero, Jake, ‘Hidden Treasures From Flanders,’ on: www.nytimes.com, New York NY, 4 December 2014
Kielmayer, Oliver, ‘Leuchtendes Schwarz,’ in: Kunsthalle Winterthur, Winterthur Switzerland, December 2014
Curran, Holly, ‘Seven Details: Rashid Johnson,’ in: Twin Magazine, London UK, December 2014, ill.
__, ‘The Artists’ Artists,’ in: Artforum, New York NY, December 2014
Browne, Alix, ‘Artists in Residence: Rashid Johnson and Sheree Hovespian can’t help but bring their work home,’ on: www.wmagazine.com, New York NY, 25 November 2014
Gavin, Francesca, ‘Something to Reflect On,’ in: Financial Times “How To Spend It,” London UK, 22 November 2014, p. 26, ill.
Pini, Gary, ‘Our Mega Guide to Art Basel Miami Beach 2014: Part 5,’ on: www.papermag.com, New York NY, 19 November 2014
Sarti, Jordan, ‘Review: “Body Doubles” at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago,’ on: www.depauliaoneline.com, Chicago IL, 6 November 2014
Vipond Brink, Rebecca, ‘About Art and Art Selfies,’ on: www.thefrisky.com, New York NY, 4 November 2014
Runice, Jacky, ‘On the road: See double at MCA’s new “Body Doubles” exhibit,’ on: www.dailyherald.com, Arlington Heights IL, 31 October 2014, ill.
Zimskind, Lyle, ‘Rashid Johnson at David Kordansky Gallery,’ on: www.whitehotmagazine.com, Brooklyn NY, 28 October 2014, ill.
Hastings, Sophie, ‘A guide to the best art at Frieze 2014,’ on: www.huffingtonpost.com, London UK, 24 October 2014
Coutts, Marion, ’33 Artists in 3 Acts by Sarah Thornton—review,’ on: www.theguardian.com, 23 October 2014
__, ‘Five Stars For Stripes,’ in: The Daily Telegraph, London UK, 19 October 2014, p. 11, ill.
Karich, Swantke, ‘Die Würfel sind noch nicht gefallen,’ in: FAZ, Frankfurt Germany, 18 October 2014, p. 15
Siegal, Nina, ‘The id and the ego, depicted in color,’ in: The International New York Times, Paris France, 16 October 2014, p. 7, ill.
Buck, Louisa, ‘Frieze London gets a merry makeover,’ on: www.telegraph.co.uk/luxury, London UK, 16 October 2014
Warner, Maria, ‘Blackfriars station’, on: www.ft.com, London UK, 10 October 2014
Knight, Christopher, ‘The Personal and Political in Rashid Johnson’s cubes,’ on: www.latimes.com, Los Angeles CA, 10 October 2014, ill.
Biswas, Allie, ‘Unveiled: The Danjuma Collection on View,’ on: www.theglassmagazine.com, New York NY, 9 October 2014, ill.
Williams, Maxwell, ‘The Accumulation of Self: How Rashid Johnson’s Art Adds Up’, on: www.artinamerica.com, New York NY, 8 October 2014, ill.
Kunitz, Daniel, ‘Rashid Johnson’, in: Modern painters, New York NY, October 2014, ill.
Ekin, Annette, ‘Historic Seoul Building Reopens as Art Museum’, on: www.wsj.com, New York NY, 24 September 2014
Picard, Caroline, ‘Enduring Materials – Performa: Rashid Johnson’s Dutchman at Red Square Baths’, on: www.artslant.com, Los Angeles LA, 22 September 2014
Romano, Mary, ‘Shaquille O’Neal Becomes Curator as Expo Chicago Begins’, on: www.bloomberg.com, New York NY, 20 September 2014
Bernardini, Andrew, ‘Islands in the Stream,’ on: www.artforum.com, New York NY, 18 September 2014
Finkel, Jori, ‘Fourth time’s a charm’, on: www.theartnewspaper.com, London UK, 16 September 2014, ill.
Miranda, Carolina A., ‘Weekend Gallery Report: From snuggles to tacos, everything I saw,’ on: www.latimes.com, 15 September 2014, ill.
Rappolt, Mark, ‘Rashid Johnson Magic Numbers’, in: Art Review Asia, London UK, Autumn/Winter 2014, p. 103, ill.
Guiducci, Mark, ‘Vogue’s Fall Art Guide: 11 Moments to Look Forward To’, on: www.vogue.com, New York NY, 12 September 2014
Miranda, Carolina A., ‘Datebook: Painting, performance and film as art season gets into gear’, on: www.latimes.com, Los Angeles LA, 11 September 2014, ill.
___, ‘Rashid Johnson: Dutchman, Red Square Russian and Turkish Baths, Chicago,’ on: www.aestheticamagazine.com, York UK, 11 September 2014, ill.
Waters, Florence, ‘Rashid Johnson: Shelter,’ on: www.artreview.com, London UK, 13 September 2014, ill.
___, ‘Our Guide to Fall Arts’, on: www.chicagoreader.com, Chicago IL, 10 September 2014
Morton, Tom, ‘The History Man’, in: Frieze, London UK, September 2014, pp.135-139, ill.
Zhong, Fan, ‘Supersize It. Gallerist David Kordansky upgrades to a big new space’, on: www.wmagazine.com, New York NY, 4 September 2014
Berardini, Andrew, ‘No Longer Lonely (but maybe still a bit brutal): September Openings Across Los Angeles’, on: www.artslant.com, Los Angeles CA, September 2014, ill.
___, ‘ Rashid Johnson “Magic Numbers” at The George Economou Collection, Athens’, on: moussemagazine.it, Milan IT, 15 August 2014, ill.
Kunitz, Daniel, ‘Review: Rashid Johnson’s “Magic Numbers”’, on: www.blouinartinfo.com, New York NY, 14 August 2014, ill.
Compton, Nick, ‘Rashid Johnson targets notions of origin in a show at Athens’ George Economou Collection Space’, on: www.wallpaper.com, London UK, 2 July 2014, ill.
Yablonsky, Linda, ‘House of Style,’ on: www.artforum.com, New York NY, 28 June 2014
Kazakina, Katya, ‘Greek Tycoons Host Fetes Where Art Markets Are Built’, on: www.bloomberg.com, New York NY, 27 June 2014
Kinsella, Eileen, ‘Dakis Joannou’s Annual Fete Draws Boldface Names to Greece,’ on: www.news.artnet.com, New York NY, 27 June 2014
___, ‘Solo exhibition by American artist Rashid Johnson opens at The George Economou Collection’, on: www.artdaily.com, Mexico City MX, 24 June 2014, ill.
Adam, Georgina, ‘The rise and rise of the superstar artists’, on: www.theartnewspaper.com, London UK, 20 June 2014
Heim, Christoph, ‘Ein Warhol für 35 Millionen Doller’, in: Basler Zeitung, Basel CH, 19 June 2014, p. 25
Adam, Georgia, ‘The rise and rise of the superstar artists,’ on: www.theartnewspaper.com, 20 June 2014
Horstmeier, Caroline, ‘Art Basel Curator Marc Glöde on His Fascination with Film,’ on: www.blouinartinfo.com, New York NY, 19 June 2014, ill.
Laird, Michéle, ‘The other Art Basel,’ on: www.swissinfo.ch, Bern Switzerland, 18 June 2014
Kitamura, Katie, ‘Art Matters: The Second Life of Performance,’ on: www.nytimes.com/t-magazine, New York NY, 10 June 2014
Gavin, Francesca, ‘The Unbearable Lightness of Beaming’, in: Sleek, Berlin DE, Summer 2014, pp. 120-129, ill.
Kolesnikov-Jessop, ‘Art Basel in Hong Kong 2014 Scorecard: What Worked Well and What Didn’t’, on: www.blouinartinfo.com, New York NY, 19 May 2014
Vine, Richard, ‘Art Basel Hong Kong Goes Aspirational’, on: www.artinamericamagazine.com, New York NY, 15 May 2014
__, ‘Art Basel Hong Kong Sales Report,’ on: www.artmarketmonitor.com, New York NY, 14 May 2014
Hamer, Katy Diamond, ‘Preview: Rashid Johnson, The George Economou Collection, Greece’, on: eyes-towards-the-dove.com, New York NY, 14 May 2014, ill.
Scobie, Ilka, ‘Black Eye: Pop Up Of 21st Century Black Art Hits NY’, on: www.artlyst.com, London UK, 5 May 2014
Gaffney, Adrienne, ‘Picking Up the Paints for At-Risk Youth’, on: online.wsj.com, New York NY, 24 April 2014
Nagesh, Ashitha, ‘Art Cologne 2014 Highlights: Top Six Booths’, on: www.blouinartinfo.com, New York NY, 10 April 2014
Indrisek, Scott, ‘Cindy Sherman, Lucien Smith, Michael Stipe Celebrate the New Museum,’ on: www.blouinartinfo.com, New York NY, 2 April 2014
___, ‘Interview: The Idea of Post-Blackness with Rashid Johnson’, on: www.frank151.com, New York NY, 14 March 2014, ill.

Douglas, Sarah, ‘At the Armory Show, the Old Masters of Contemporary Art,’ on: www.observer.com, New York NY, 5 March 2014
Sirmans, Franklin, ‘Contemporary Friends Acquire Ten New Works by Artists from around the World’, on: lacma.wordpress.com, Los Angeles CA, 28 February 2014, ill.
Woods, Ange-Aimée, ‘Five questions: Rashid Johnson’, on: www.cor.org, Centennial CO, 21 February 2014
Campbell, Andy, ‘An Archive or Reelings. Reflections on a town hall meeting: A love letter to “community”’, on: www.austinchronicle.com, Austin TX, 8 January 2014, ill.
Monaco, Jay, ‘The Office of The Future,’ on: www.huffingtonpost.com, New York NY, January 26 2014, ill.

2013
Goldstein, Andrew M., ‘Rashid Johnson on Making Art “About the Bigger Issues in Life”’, on: www.artspace.com, New York NY, 31 December 2013
Corrigall, Mary, ‘Upturning the conventions’, on: www.iol.co.za, Cape Town ZA, 15 December 2013
Emmett, Jacob, ‘Labering Abstraction; Grasping at Straws’, on: mlkemperartmuseum.wordpress.com, St Louis MO, 10 December 2013, ill.
West, Linnea, ‘Post-black #1: Rashid Johnson at the High Museum, Atlanta’, on: linneawest.com, Athens GA, 8 December 2013, ill.
Ward, Rachel K., ‘The Gathering’, on: crfashionbook.com, New York NY, 25 November 2013, ill.
Esposito, Alana Chloe, ‘Hotter Than Hell: A Trip to Rashid Johnson’s Dutchman’, on: www.artfagcity.com, New York NY, 25 November 2013
Hoffman, Emily, ‘HEAT: Rashid Johnson’s Dutchman’, on: bombmagazine.org, Brooklyn NY, 19 November 2013
___, ‘Rashid Johnson Update’, on: iraaa.museum.hamptonu.edu, Hampton VA, November 2013, ill.
Wolff, Rachel, ‘Ephemeral Asset’, in: ArtInfo, New York NY, November 2013, p. 139 – 144
___, ‘New York Close Up. A Documentary Series on Art and Life in the City’, on: www.art21.org, November 2013, ill.
Hinrichsen, Jens, ‘Wolt ihr traumen oder trinken? New York zelebriert die Performa 13’, in: Monopol, Berlin DE, November 2013, p. 143
Kazakina, Katya, ‘Theater Baths’, on: www.businessweek.com, 9 November 2013, ill.
___, ‘Rashid Johnson. The Gathering’, on: http://online.wsj.com, New York NY, 7 November 2013, ill.
Young, Paul, ‘Hot Enough For You? Rashid Johnson’s “Dutchman” at the Baths’, on: www.artinamericamagazine.com, 6 November 2013, ill.
Nathan, Emily, ‘Rashid Johnson: Dutchman, Russian & Turkish Baths, New York’, on: www.financial times.com, London UK, 7 November 2013, ill.
___, ‘A Play That’s Sure to Maker the Audience Sweat’, in: The New York Times’, New York NY, 1 November 2013, pp. c25, c20
Hylton, Richard, ‘Rashid Johnson’, in: Art Monthly, London UK, October 2013, pp. 7-10, ill.
Wilson, Calvin, ‘Rashid Johnson creates artwork for the present that is rooted in the past’, on: www.stltoday.com, St. Louis MO, 29 September 2013, ill.
Hermes Griesbach, Sarah, ‘Review: Rashid Johnson’s Message at the Kemper’, on: www.stlbeacon.org, St. Louis MO, 26 September 2013, ill.
___, ‘Kemper Art Museum launches 2013-14 season’, on: www.news.ustl.edu, St. Louis MO, 18 September 2013, ill.
___, ‘Rashid Johnson’s ‘Message’ opens at Kemper Art Museum this Friday’, on: www.stlamerican.com, St. Louis MO, 17 September 2013, ill.
Halperin, Julia, ‘Cultural capital of black America?’, in: The Art Newspaper, London UK, September 2013, p. 16, ill.
Sutton, Benjamin, ‘Performa 13 Commissions Include Chapman Bros., Marianne Vitale, and Rashid Johnson’, on: www.blogs.artinfo.com, New York NY, 12 August 2013, ill.
___, ‘How to make an Afro-futurist mixtape’, on: www.clatl.com, Atlanta GA, 2 July 2013, ill.
Weiskopf, dan, ‘At Home in Abstraction: Interview with Rashid Johnson’, on: www.burnaway.org, Atlanta GA, 20 June 2013, ill.
Beckwith, Naomi,‘A Post-Black-Power Child’, in: Flash Art, Rome IT, May-June 2013, pp.128-131, ill.
___, ‘ Five Objects to Warm Up a Trip to Frieze’, on: www.online.wsj.com, New York NY, 9 May 2013, ill.
Rappolt, Mark, ‘Sam Gilliam. The pioneer of colour field painting on being curated by artist Rashid Johnson’, London UK, April 2013, ill.
William, Maxwell, ‘Curator Q&A: Rashid Johnson’s Sam Gilliam: Hard- Edge Paintings 1963- 66’, New York NY, 15 April 2013, ill.
Rappolt, Mark, ‘ A Pioneer of colour field painting speaks about being curated by Rashid Johnson, in: Art Review, London UK, April 2013, pp. 76- 79
Smith, Stephen Jacob, ‘ “Post-Black” Artist Rashid Johnson Buys Brownstone on Lexington Avenue’, on: www.observer.com, New York NY, 20 March 2013, ill.
Schama, Chloe, ‘The Art of Inspiration’, on: www.wsj.com, New York NY, 14 March 2013, ill.
Rodrigues Widholm, Julie, ‘Ballroom Marfa // Rashid Johnson: New Growth’, on: www.blog.expositionchicago.com, Chicago CHI, 12 March 2013, ill.
___, ‘Rashid Johnson: Shelter’, in: Art Review London, January-February 2012, pp. 108 – 109, ill.

2012
Gutierrez, Tuesday, ‘Hijacking the Domestic: Rashid Johnson Shelter at the South London Gallery’, on: momardi.com, 22 November 2012, ill.
Knudsen, Stephen, ‘Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks’, on: artpulsemagazine.com, November 2012, ill.
___, ‘Rashid Johnson: Shelter’, in: Art Monthly, London, November 2012, pp. 27-28
___, ‘Review of Shelter: Rashid Johnson, South London Gallery, on: www.aestheticamagazine.com, New York, 18 October 2012, ill.
Dempster, Heike, ‘Rashid Johnson: Message to our Folks’, on: www.miamiartzine.com, Miami, 19 September 2012, ill.
Carlos Suarez De Jesus, ‘Rashid Johnson’s MAM Exhibit Uses Everyday Objects to Explore Race and Identity’, on: miaminewtimes.com, Miami, 13 September 2012, ill.
Elsing, Sarah, ‘Berlin ist einfach schon zu satt’, in: Die Welt, Berlin, 25 August 2012, p. 29, ill.
Stevenson, Jeff, ‘Rashid Johnson: A Message to our Folks’, on: examiner.com, New York, 26 July 2012, ill.
___, ‘Hans Josephson – A Body of Work’, on: kilimag.com, London, 27 July 2012, ill.
___, ‘O Brother, who Art Thou’, in: Sleek, Berlin, Summer 2012, pp. 74 – 79, ill.
Copeland, Huey, ‘ Rashid Johnson’, in: ArtForum, New York, June 2012, pp. 300 – 303, ill.
Capper, Beth, ‘In Defiance of History: Rashid Johnson & Cauleen Smith’, on: www.artslant.com, Chicago, 30 May 2012, ill.
Mattson, Kaitlyn, ‘Rashid Johnson: From Columbia to MCA’, on: www.chicagotalks.org, Chicago, 3 May 2012.
Stackhouse, Christopher, ’Rashid Johnson in the Studio with Christopher Stackhouse’, in: Art in America, New York, April 2012, pp. 106 – 113, ill.
Richard, Frances, ‘Rashid Johnson. Hauser & Wirth’, in: Art Forum, New York, April 2012, pp. 209 – 2010, ill.
Miller, Michael H., Douglas, Sarah, ‘Rashid Johnson will throw first pitch at Wrigley Field’, on: www.galleristny.com, New York, 5 April 2012, ill.
Bey, Amir, ’Rashid Johnson’s Rumble: 1970s to the Future’, on: artvoicesmagazine.com, Los Angeles, April 2012, ill.
Holmes, Pernilla, ’New York, New Wave’, in: Financial Times, London, pp. 8 – 12, ill.
Richard, Frances, ‘Rashid Johnson’, in: Artforum, New York, April 2012, pp. 209 -210, ill.
Gat, Orit, ‘Rashid Johnson’, in: Modern Painters, New York, April 2012, pp. 38-39, cover, ill.
Miller, H. Michael, ‘Rashid Johnson’, on: www.papermag.com, New York, 22 March 2012, ill.
Sinclair, Charlotte, ‘Art For One & Art For All’, in: FT Smart Arts, London, 18 February 2012, pp. 10 – 14, ill.
___, ‘Fusing identity’, in: Deccan Herald, Bangalore, India, ill.
___, ‘Art Exhibition: Rashid Johnson’s ‘Rumble’ at Hauser & Wirth, NY’, on: www.lomography.com, 10 February 2012, ill.
___, ‘Blouin Artinfo. A Sneak Peek at VIP Art Fair: Does Version 2.0 Take Online Art Commerce Beyond Beta?’, in: Artinfo, London, February 2012
Smith, Roberta, ‘Rashid Johnson. Rumble’, in: The New York Times, New York, 3 February 2012, p. C30
Brand, Will, ‘This Show Is Not About Don King: “Rumble” at Hauser & Wirth’, in: Art Fag City, New York, 31 January 2012, ill.
Laster, Paul, ‘Rashid Johnson, “Rumble”’, in: T.O.N.Y., New York, January/February, ill.
McClemont Doug, ‘Doug McClemont’s Top Ten New York Shows- January’, on: www.studiovisit.com, ill.
Laster, Paul, ’Review: Rashid Johnson, “Rumble”. Johnson’s gallery debut revists an epic fight.’, on: newyork.timeout.com, 24 January 2012, ill.
___, ‘Quick pick #3: Rashid Johnson’, on: gottahandit.blogspot.com, 20 January 2012, ill.
___, ‘Rashid Johnson – Rumble – Hauser and Wirth – New York’, on:
contemporaryartlinks.blogspot.com, 20 January 2012, ill.
___, ‘Rashid Johnson’s “Rumble” at Hauser&Wirth’, on: riotofperfume.com, 19 January 2012, ill.
___, ‘Rashid Johnson at Hauser and Wirth’, on: www.huffingtonpost.com, 18 January 2012, ill.
___, ‘art and about in feburary 2012’, on: www.nycgo.com, 18 January 2012
Moran, Jarrett, ’Between Dashikis and BET’, on: artlog.com, 13 January 2012
Laster, Paul, ’Rashid Johnson at Hauser & Wirth. January 11,2012 @ Hauser & Wirth New York.’, on: www.artinamericamagazine.com, 11 January 2012
Lax, Thomas J., ‘Rashid Johnson: Message to our folks’, in: ArtForum, New York, January 2012, p. 113, ill.
___, ‘Rashid Johnson’s ‘Rumble’ at Hauser & Wirth’, in: New York Near Say, New York, 11 January 2012, ill.
___, ‘Rashid Johnson`s homage to Ali promoter’, on: uk.phaidon.com, London, 10 January, ill.
___, ‘Rashid Johnson’s Rumble’ at Upper East Side gallery’, on: www.examiner.com, Denver, 10 January 2012, ill.
___, ‘To-Dos: Rashid Johnson’s Opening at Hauser & Wirth This Wednesday’, in: Art Fag City, New York, 9 January 2012, ill.
Martinez, Alanna, ‘See Rashid Johnson Merge Don King and Black Yoga at His New Hauser & Wirth Show’, on: www.artinfo.com, New York, ill.
Hinrichsen, Jens, ‘Schwarz gegen Schwarz-Weiss-Denken: Rashid Johnson in New York’, in: Monopol, Berlin, January 2012, p. 115, ill.
___, ‘Unter sechs’, in: Monopol, Berlin, January 2012, p. 30, ill.
Spears, Dorothy, ‘Fusing Identity: Dollops of Humor and Shea Butter’, in: New York Times, New York, 8 January 2012, ill.
___, ‘Rashid Johnson, “Rumble”’, on: newyork.timeout.com, New York, January 2012, ill.
___, ‘Rashid Johnson’s “Message to Our Folks” at MCA Boston’, on: www.artinfo.com, New York, 3 January 2012, ill.
___, ‘POST: Rashid Johnson / Modern Painters / December 2011 – January 2012’ [interview], on: blackartistnews.blogspot.com, Chicago, 1 January 2012, ill.

2011
Adam, Georgina, ‘Glitz and pieces’, London, 3-4 December, p.13, ill.
___, ‘Close-up’, in: Modern Painters, New York, p. 27, ill.
Harris, Gareth, Burns, Charlotte, ‘Artists are a-changing’, in: The Art Newspaper, Art Basel Miami Beach Daily, London, 2 December 2011, p. 1, ill.
___, ‘Artists’ Moves’, in: The Art Newspaper, London, December 2011, p. 56
___, ’24 Questions for Art Collectors Don and Mera Rubell’, in: Artinfo, New York, 29 November 2011, ill.
Vogel, Carol, ‘Six Named as Finalist for Hugo Boss Prize’, in: The New York Times International Herald Tribune, New York, 25 November 2011, ill.
___, ‘What FIAC’s Success says About The Art Market- And Those Who Invest In It’, on: www.forbes.com, New York, 31 October 2011
___, ‘Hauser & Wirth Signs Rashid Johnson’, in: Artinfo, New York, 5 October 2011
Douglas, Sarah, ‘Rashid Johnson Joins Hauser & Wirth’, in: Gallerist NY, New York, October 2011, ill.
Cichosch, Katharina, ‘Sheabutter, Graffiti & Schwarze Seife’, on: Schirn-Magazin.de, August 11, 2011
___, ‘Aspen Art Museum’s ArtCrush Raises Record-Breaking $1.7 Million’, on: ArtDaily.org, August 10, 2011

Maneker, Marion, ‘Crushing It in Aspen’, in: Art Market Monitor, August 2, 2011

___., ‘Secret Societies. To Know, To Dare, To Will, To Keep Silence’, in: NY Arts Magazine, New York NY, Summer 2011
Ascari, Alessio, ‘Rashid Johnson’, in: Kaleidoscope, Issue 11, Summer 2011, pp. 112-117

Miller, Michael H., ‘After Post-Black’, in: The New York Observer, New York NY, July 26, 2011

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’, on: Artinfo.com, July 19, 2011
___, ‘Group Show at Schirn Kunsthalle’, in: Contemporary Art Daily, July 8, 2011

Briggs, Kathryn, ‘30 Americans: A Story Told Well’, on: NCArtMuseum.org, June 24, 2011
Ravich, Nick, ‘Premiere of Rashid Johnson’s First Film!’, on: Art21.org, June 20, 2011

___, ‘Art21 Releases New Series About Young Artists in NY, 6/23’, on: BroadwayWorld.com, June 20, 2011

Saltz, Jerry, Generation Blank’, in: New York Magazine, New York NY, June 19, 2011
Goldstein, Andrew M., ‘Light Show: Searching for Substance in the Venice Biennale’s ‘ILLUMInations’ Exhibition’, on: Artinfo.com, June 17, 2011
Viera, Lauren, ‘Museum of Contemporary Art Ushers in a New Floor Plan, New Staff and a New Vision’, in: Chicago Tribune, Chicago IL, June 10, 2011

Yablonsky, Linda, ‘Idol Rich’, on: Artforum.com, June 9, 2011

Adam, Georgina, Morris, Jane, ‘First impressions of ‘Illuminazioni’ exhibition at Venice Biennale’, The Art Newspaper, London, June 3, 2011
Luse, Mimi, ‘Venice Biennale Dispatch, Part One: The Group Show & Ai Wei Wei’, on: BlackBookMag.com, June 2, 2011

Bordignon, Elena, ‘Rashid Johnson’, in: L’Uomo Vogue, Milan, Italy, Number 421, May-June 2011, p. 153

Anspon, Catherine D., ‘Dallas Art Fair – The Experts Weigh In: Quotes and Quips from Fair Insiders’, on: PaperCityMag.com, May 27, 2011
Pollack, Maika, ‘American Like Me: Glenn Ligon at the Whitney’, in: The New York Observer, New York NY, May 10, 2011

Trigg, Sarah, ‘Rashid Johnson’, on: TheGoldminerProject.com, May 10, 2011

___, ‘Let There Be Light’, on: OtherEdition.com, March 30, 2011

Shimron, Yonat, ‘Exhibit of African-America artists leaps to challenge’, in: News & Observer, Arts Section, March 13, 2011

___, ‘Curator Bice Curiger announces Venice artists’, on: ArtReview.com, March 12, 2011

Davis, Ben, ‘Venice Biennale Releases Artist List for 2011 ‘ILLUMInations’ Exhibition’, on: Artinfo.com, March 11, 2011



2010
Tagliafierro, Marco, ‘Rashid Johnson’, on: Artforum.com, New York NY, December 28, 2010

Dercon, Chris, ‘Best of 2010’, in: Artforum, New York NY, December 2010, pp. 220-221

Vogel, Carol, ‘At Brookyn Museum, African-American Artworks Pre-1945’, in: New York Times, New York NY, October 22, 2010, p. C22

Fraser, Rachel, Stopa, Jason, ‘Frahm Brothers: Insight into Collection’, in: NY ARTS, New York NY, Fall 2010
___, ‘East Side Story’, on: ArtForum.com, New York NY, September 17, 2010

Smith, Roberta, ‘Art? Life? Must We Choose?’, in: The New York Times, New York, NY, July 2, pp. C19, C23

Godsill, Benjamin, ‘The Long Distance Runner’, in: Mousse, Milan, Issue 24, Summer 2010



2009
Smith, Roberta, ‘A Beating Heart of Social Import’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, December 11, 2009, pp. C27 – C30

Watson, Simon, ‘Rashid Johnson: The Power of Healing’, in: Whitewall, New York NY, Winter 2008-2009, pp. 72-73

___, ‘Goings on About Town: SculptureCenter’,in: The New Yorker, New York NY, July 1, 2009

Biggers, Sanford, ‘Artists on Artists: Rashid Johnson’, in: BOMB Magazine, New York NY, Spring 2009, Issue 107 

Santiago, Fabiola, ‘Powerful Images from 31 Americans’, in: Miami Herald, Miami FL, February 1, 2009

Sansone, Valentina, ‘Rashid Johnson’, in: Flash Art, Milan, January-February 2009


2008
Grunitzky, Claude, ‘America New’, in: Trace Magazine, New York NY, 2008
___, ‘Rubell Collection Highlight’, in: Art Basel Miami Beach Magazine, Miami FL, December 2008
Johnson, Ken, ‘The Art Fair as Outlet Mall’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, December 5, 2008, p. C1

Wooldridge, Jane, ‘The Art Basel Cheat Sheet’, in: Miami Herald, Miami FL, December 5, 2008, p. 1A

Weins, Ann, ‘Spot On: Rashid Johnson’, in: DEMO8, November 2008

Grabner, Michelle, ‘Review: Rashid Johnson’, in: ArtForum, New York NY, November 2008
 – October 1, 2008 

Weinberg, Lauren, ‘Review: Rashid Johnson’, in: Time Out Chicago, Chicago IL, Issue 187, Sept 25 Artner, Alan, ‘Review: Rashid Johnson’s Promised Land’, in: Chicago Tribune, Chicago IL, September 19, 2008 

Calder, Jaime, ‘Review: Rashid Johnson/Monique Meloche’, in: NewCity Chicago, Chicago IL, September 9, 2008
Weins, Ann, ‘Found Art’, in: Chicago Magazine, Chicago IL, September 2008, p. 138

___, ‘Provokante Kunst auf der Suche nach den Wurzeln’, in: Magdeburger Volksstimme, Magdeburg, September 1, 2008
Hillger, Andreas, ‘Das Austernmesser schneidet tief unter die eigene Haut’, in: Mitteldeutsche Zeitung, Halle, August 13, 2008

___, ‘Ein Amerikaner in Magdeburg’, in: DATEs, June 2008, p. 14
Karafin, Amy, ‘Reviews: New York’, in: Art News, New York NY, May 2008
Furnari, Rachel, Wise, David Mark, ‘The Five Year Plan, Breakout Artists 2004-2007’, in: NewCity, April 24, 2008
Cotter, Holland, ‘The Topic is Race, The Art is Fearless’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, March 30, 2008

Cotter, Holland, ‘Art Review:Rashid Johnson The Dead Lecturer’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, March 28, 2008
Baker, RC, ‘Best in Show’, in: The Village Voice, New York NY, March 18, 2008
Carlin, TJ, ‘Rashid Johnson ‘The Dead Lecturer‘’, in: TimeOut New York, New York NY, March 18, 2008

Schultz, Charlie, ‘A Look at Rashid Johnson’, in: Artslant, Los Angeles CA, March 9, 2008

2007
Hackett, Regina, ‘Rashid Johnson, the “post-black” art movement, and a new take on Olympia’, in: Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Seattle WA, 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’, on: TheStranger.com, July 2007

___, ‘Review: The Color Line at Jack Shainman Gallery’, on: lamgelinaoly.blogspot.com, July 2007

Artner, Alan, ‘MCA Exhibits 40 Years of Photos’, in: Chicago Tribune, Tempo C Section 5, Chicago IL, March 1, 2007, p. 3



2005 

Agliottone, Marianna, ‘Review: Rashid Johnson, Young Gifted and Black’, on: www.exibart.com, December 15, 2005

Lessane, Patricia Williams, ‘Reviews: Stay Black and Die’, in: Time Out Chicago, Chicago IL, October 6-13, 2005, p. 52

Artner, Alan, ‘Review: Rashid Johnson at Monique Meloche Gallery’, in: Chicago Tribune, Chicago IL, September 30, 2005, sec C7 p29

Connors, Thomas, ‘Made in Taiwan (and Chicago)’, in: TimeOut Chicago, Chicago IL, Issue No.24, August 11 – 18, 2005, pp. 16 – 17
Artner, Alan, ‘10 artists make ‘Crossings‘’, in: Chicago Tribune, Tempo C Section 5, Chicago IL, August 11, 2005, p. 3

Nance, Kevin, ‘East Meets West’, in: Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago IL, August 2, 2005, Showcase p. 49
McCullough, Bridgette R., ‘Reviews: Things Fall Apart’, in: Time Out Chicago, Chicago IL, Issue 6, April 7-14, 2005, p. 52

___, ‘Rebirth of the Cool: Interview with Rashid Johnson’, in: Savoy Magazine, London, April 2005

Laster, Paul, ‘Interview, Franklin Sirmans’, on: www.artkrush.com, March 23, 2005



2004 

Camper, Fred, ‘Artists’ ‘Perfect Union’ a view to a complex world’, in: Chicago Tribune, Sec 7C, Chicago IL, December 17, 2004, p. 30
___, ‘Goings on in Photography: Chicago’, in: New Yorker Magazine, New York NY, October 2004, p. 5
Büsing, Nicole, Heiko Klaas, ‘Marktberichte: Die LISTE 04-The Young Art Fair in Basel’, on: Kunstmarkt.com, June 18, 2004

Workman, Michael, ‘Breakout Artists: Chicago’s next generation of image makers’, in: NEWCITY Chicago, Chicago IL, May 6, 2004, cover pp. 17 – 21 

DeGenevieve, Barbara, ‘Interview with Rashid Johnson’, in: f news, Chicago IL, April 2004
Brunetti, John, ‘The Rise and Fall of a Proper Negro, in: Dialogue, January – February, p. 22


2003
Mosedale, Mike, ‘The Pugilist’s Cock Ring: Undressing the Manly Art of Boxing at the Walker Art Center’, in: City Pages, August 13, 2003
Anonymous, ‘Exhibit: Art and the Sweet Science’, Newsweek Interactive, www.msnbc.com/modules/newsweek/arts/
Sellnow, Greg, ‘Put Up Your Dukes and Step Into The Squared Circle’, in: Post-Bulletin, July 26, 2003
Abbe, Mary, ‘Ring Cycle’, in: Star Tribune, Minneapolis MN, July 11, 2003

LaBrie, Cara, ‘Art Has Ring to It’, in: Pioneer Press, Minneapolis MN, July 6, 2003
Heuer, Megan, ‘Punchy Statements’, in: Art News, New York NY, Summer 2003

Nguyen, Jan, ‘Emerging Vision’, in: Gravity Magazine, Columbia College, Chicago IL, Spring 2003



2002
Schleifer, Kristen Brooke, ‘Rashid Johnson’, in: Art On Paper, New York NY, Vol.6 No.5, May – June, 2002 

Schleifer, Kristen Brooke, ‘Interview Rashid Johnson’, in: Mouth to Mouth, Vol. 1 No. 1, Fall 2002
Shawver, D.B., ‘Prominence of artists makes exhibit important’, in: Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston SC, January 26, 2002



2001 

Waxman, Lori, ‘Freestyle’, in: New Art Examiner, Chicago IL, November – December, 2001, p. 90
Camper, Fred, ‘The Accidental Emancipator’, in: Chicago Social, Chicago IL, October 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,‘’, in: Newsweek, New York NY, May 14, 2001
Cotter, Holland, ‘A Full Studio Museum Show with 28 Young Artists and a Shoehorn’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, May 11, 2001

___, ‘The New Masters’, in: VIBE, New York NY, May 2001

___, ‘New Kids on the Block’, in: Museums New York, New York NY, Spring 2001



Robinson, Walter, “‘Freestyle’ at Studio Museum,” Artnet.com, April 13, 2001

2000 

Fuller, Janet Rausa, ‘Thirteen Rising Stars’, in: Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago IL, October 8, 2000

Eskin, Leah, ‘What Would You Take From A Burning Building?’, in: Chicago Tribune Magazine, Chicago IL, June 17, 2000

Johnson, Ken, ‘Art in Review: National Black Fine Art Show’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, February 4, 2000

1999 

Weinstein, Michael, ‘Hands On’, in: New City, May 4, 1999

___, ‘G.R. N’Namdi Gallery presents Norman Lewis and Rashid Johnson’, in: Chicago Defender, Chicago IL, April 22, 1999

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