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Rashid Johnson to speak at BmoreArt’s Art Talk with Mera Rubell May 27

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BmoreArt couldn’t be more thrilled to host NY-based artist Rashid Johnson as the first in a new series of artist talks. Together with Mera Rubell, Johnson will discuss his ideas, recent work, and the two will discuss the evolution of his career and the relationship between an artist and collector.

Johnson and Rubell are close friends and the two have agreed to converse informally and to respond to audience questions in the Lord Baltimore Hotel’s small theater as part of a fundraiser for BmoreArt.

If you are not familiar with Johnson’s work, consider this a short introduction from Art 21.

Photo Credit:  © Micah Aaron Schmidt

And then, here are just a few visuals and links to do your research before TUESDAY!

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Link to Modern Painters:  Studio Check by Orit Gat 

Link to Art In America: Rashid Johnson In the Studio with Christopher Stackhouse

Link to Chicago Tribune: Cool Now? Being Rashid Johnson by Christopher Borrelli

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I am happy to report that tickets to the May 27 BmoreArt Talk at the Lord Baltimore Hotel are almost sold out! For tickets or more information, go to our Eventbrite page. Proceeds from the event go to BmoreArt’s contributing writers and each ticket includes a drink at the LB Tavern with Rubell, Johnson, and BmoreArt’s contributors.

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