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Rashid Johnson, Self Portrait Laying on Jack Johnson's Grave, 2006.

Exclusive Member Event - Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks

November 1, 2013
6-8p
Kemper Art Museum

Join us for a special evening of music, food, cocktails, and curator-led tours of Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks. Meredith Malone, associate curator at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, and Tricia Paik, associate curator of modern and contemporary art at the Saint Louis Art Museum, will discuss Johnson's work and themes central to his practice, including identity, personal biography, race, and the legacy of abstraction. Jazz pianist Adaron "Pops" Jackson will provide the musical entertainment.

This exclusive event is open to members of the Kemper Art Museum and the Saint Louis Art Museum. Space is limited; please register with Allison Taylor, manager of education at the Kemper Art Museum, at 314.935.7918 or allison.taylor@wustl.edu.

Image credit

Rashid Johnson, Self Portrait Laying on Jack Johnson's Grave, 2006. Lambda print, 40 1/2 x 49 1/2". Collection of Dr. Daniel S. Berger, Chicago. Image courtesy of the artist.