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    Sale 11960

    First Open | London

    14 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 69

    Rashid Johnson (B. 1977)

    Self-portrait With My Hair Parted Like Frederick Douglass

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    Estimate

    Rashid Johnson (B. 1977)
    Self-portrait With My Hair Parted Like Frederick Douglass
    signed 'Rashid Johnson' (on a label affixed to the reverse)
    lambda print
    image: 54 ½ x 42 1/8in. (138.5 x 107cm.)
    sheet: 59 7/8 x 46 7/8in. (152 x 119cm.)
    Executed in 2003, this work is artist's proof number one from an edition of three plus two artist's proofs


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    Provenance

    Nicole Klagsbrun, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2008.


    Exhibited

    Taiwan, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Crossings: 10 Artists from Chicago and Kaohsiung, 2005 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks, 2012 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated in colour, p. 1). This exhibition later travelled to Miami, Miami Art Museum and Atlanta, High Museum of Art.