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Provocations: Rashid Johnson Exhibit

Provocations: Rashid Johnson

October 17, 2018 - July 7, 2019

"To launch the ICA’s annual commission series, Provocations, artist Rashid Johnson (b. 1977) will create a new, large-scale work that responds to the soaring, light-filled expanse of the ICA’s top-floor exhibition space, the True Farr Luck Gallery.

Known for conceptual multimedia work that re-envisions African American intellectual and cultural history, Johnson’s site-specific installation for the ICA will center on a pyramid-like tower. Zones within the sculpture will be activated by the ICA through a regular series of intimate, live performances in which musicians, poets, and others will respond to Johnson’s work."

Provocations: Rashid Johnson in VCU Libraries Collections

A sample of books in the VCU Libraries collection featuring artist Rashid Johnson.