Richard Pousette-Dart: 1930s and Rashid Johnson: Anxious Men at The Drawing Center, October 2 – December 20, 2015

Richard Pousette-Dart: 1930s – Main Gallery

Richard Pousette-Dart: 1930s is the first in-depth museum consideration of Pousette-Dart’s drawings from the 1930s, a period when the artist pursued directly-carved sculpture, yet also painted, experimented with photography, and created numerous works on paper. The exhibition features approximately 100 works from this period including drawings, notebooks, and brasses.” — The Drawing Center

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Richard Pousette-Dart (1916-1992). Agony, 1930s. Graphite, ink, and wash on paper, 18 ½ x 14 7/8 inches (47 x 37.7 cm). Courtesy of the Richard Pousette-Dart Estate

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Richard Pousette-Dart. Bird & Fish (Animal-60), 1930s. India ink and wash on pape,r 8 ½ x 11 inches (21.6 x 27.9 cm. Courtesy of the Richard Pousette-Dart Estate

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Richard Pousette-Dart. Untitled (Figure-495), 1930s. India ink and gouache on paper, 16 ¾ x 13 ¾ inches (42.5 x 34.9 cm). Private collection

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Richard Pousette-Dart. Untitled (Mythic Head of a Woman), 1930s. India ink on paper, 16 ¾ x 13 7/8 inches (42.5 x 35.2 cm. Courtesy of the Richard Pousette-Dart Estate

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Richard Pousette-Dart. The Walking Man, 1930s. Gouache, ink, and graphite on paper, 15 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (40.3 x 30.2 cm). Estate of the Artist

Rashid Johnson: Anxious Men – Drawing Room Gallery

Rashid Johnson: Anxious Men, a site-specific installation created by Johnson for the Drawing Room gallery. Universally accessible and employing common visual tropes such as the monochrome and the grid, Johnson’s work is also self-referential, making specific allusion to his upbringing in Chicago in the late seventies and eighties and the Afro-centric values of his parents.” — The Drawing Center

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Rashid Johnson (b. 1977- ). Untitled Anxious Men, 2015. White ceramic tile, black soap, wax, 47 ½ x 34 ½ x 2 inches © Rashid Johnson, Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Photo by Martin Parkesian

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Rashid Johnson. Untitled Anxious Men, 2015. White ceramic tile, black soap, wax, 47 ½ x 34 ½ x 2 inches © Rashid Johnson, Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Photo by Martin Parkesian

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Rashid Johnson. Untitled Anxious Men, 2015. White ceramic tile, black soap, wax, 47 ½ x 34 ½ x 2 inches © Rashid Johnson, Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Photo by Martin Parkesian

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Rashid Johnson. Untitled Anxious Men, 2015. White ceramic tile, black soap, wax, 47 ½ x 34 ½ x 2 inches © Rashid Johnson, Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Photo by Martin Parkesian

 Images courtesy The Drawing Center