Rashid Johnson (b. 1977, Chicago, USA) lives and works in New York, USA. Johnson incorporates diverse materials rich with symbolism and personal history, and employs a wide range of media including sculpture, painting, drawing, filmmaking and installation. He 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. Recent exhibitions include Tamayo Museum of Contemporary Art, Mexico (2019); Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Russia (2016); Grand Palais, France (2015); and South London Gallery, UK (2012).