Rashid Johnson: Fly Away
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Hauser & Wirth will present "Fly Away," an exhibition of new paintings and sculptures by Rashid Johnson, complemented by a monumental installation that engages the gallery's soaring architecture. Taking its name from the time-honored 1929 hymn ‘I'll Fly Away', a song reinterpreted over decades by scores of artists - from gospel legends of the Dust Bowl era to such contemporary pop performers as Kanye West - the exhibition reveals Johnson pondering themes of history, yearning, and escape while intensifying his longstanding investigation into the relationship between art, society, and personal identity.
September 6, 2016 - October 22, 2016
Tue.-Sat. 10 am-6 pm
511 W. 18th St.
New York, NY 10011
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