Contemporary Art Day Auction

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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Rashid Johnson

Souls of Black Folk

Lot Closed

March 26, 03:21 PM GMT


70,000 - 90,000 GBP

Lot Details


Rashid Johnson

b. 1971

Souls of Black Folk

black soap, wax, books, vinyl, brass, shea butter, paints, space rocks, plants, mirrors, gold paint and stained wood

289.6 by 316.9 by 61.3 cm. 114 by 124¾ by 24⅛ in.

Executed in 2010.

David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Tom Morton, ‘ Rashid Johnson: Infinite Blackness’, Parkett, Vol. 90, 2012, p. 123, illustrated in colour

Thomas J. Lax, ‘Rashid Johnson: Message to our Folks’, Artforum, 2012, online