|Nacimiento:||1977 en Chicago, Illinois, Estados Unidos|
|Residencia:||Reside en Nueva York, New York, Estados Unidos|
|Premios ganados:||IX Hugo Boss Prize 2012|
|Organizaciones con obra:||Marciano Art Foundation, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21)|
Lives and works in Brooklyn. Johnson s conceptual photographs, sculptures, and videos draw on personal memories and pop culture, as well as myriad literary and arthistorical sources, to explore and complicate notions of racial and cultural identity. Finalist in the IX Hugo Boss Prize 2012. Exhibitions: Solo exhibitions of Johnson s work have been held at Power House Memphis (2009); Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen, Magdeburg, Germany (2008); and Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (2005). Johnson s work has been included in group exhibitions such as the Venice Biennale: ILLUMInazioni (ILLUMInations) (2011); 30 Americans, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh (2011), Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (2011?12), and Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia (2012); Seeing Is a Kind of Thinking: A Jim Nutt Companion, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2011); Secret Societies. To Know, To Dare, To Will, To Keep Silence, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany (2011), and CAPC Musée d art contemporain de Bordeaux, France (2011?12); From Then to Now: Masterworks of African American Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (2010); 30 Seconds off an Inch, Studio Museum, New York (2009-10); Across the Divide: Reconsidering the Other, Illinois State Museum, Chicago Gallery (2008?09); MCA Exposed: Defining Moments in Photography, 1967-2007, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2007); American Identities, Brooklyn Museum of Art (2006); Prague Biennial: In Search of a Continuous Present (2005); Common Ground: Discovering Community in 150 Years of Art, Selections from the Collection of Julia J. Norrell, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (2004-05); Inside Out: Portrait Photographs from the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2004); Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self, International Center of Photography, New York (2003-04), Seattle Art Museum (2004), and Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego (2005); The Squared Circle: Boxing in Contemporary Art, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2003-04); and Freestyle, Studio Museum (2001).