Rashid Johnson, Sweet Sweet Runner, 2010. MDF, wax, plants, mirror, shea butter, rocks, and video, dimensions variable.

Rashid Johnson

New York

Salon 94

Rashid Johnson’s “Our Kind of People” presented two facing installations — Sweet Sweet Runner and Watch Out—and two competing narratives, The first story, in the Afrocentric Sweet Sweet Runner, suggested achievement, domestic order, and upward mobility. Keenly crafted, black-painted metal frames formed a triptych whose shelves held books, house plants, a large…see the full review in April’s magazine.