Umar Rashid

  • , Live free or Dior. Bathe in lava, colonizer! Lapita Prime, 1796, 2022
    Acrylic and ink on canvas
    182.9 x 182.9 x 3.8 cm
    72 x 72 in
  • , We can handle this like warriors or, get into some gangster shit. Mauritania Prime, 2022
    Acrylic and ink on canvas
    182.9 x 182.9 cm
    72 x 72 in
  • , An incident at Lover’s Cove part 2. Manman Dlo is not for the bullshit and thus, your ending,, 2022
    Acrylic and ink on canvas
    182.9 x 182.9 cm
    72 x 72 in
  • , The iceman cometh and is forced to retreat. The dance on the tundra on Abenaki Prime, 2022
    Acrylic and ink on canvas
    182.9 x 182.9 cm
    72 x 72 in
  • , Tennyson 2nd Movement ( Le Morte D’ Arthur) Noah defeats Wilander on Mars, 2021
    Acrylic, mica, and spray paint on canvas
    121.96 x 121.96 cm
    48 1/8 x 48 1/8 in
  • , Harlem Carl, commander of the desperate, and saint of the domesticated., 2022
    Acrylic and ink on panel
    121.9 x 121.9 cm
    48 x 48 in
  • , Louise, equestrian commander of the Free Forces of Lapita Prime. The crow that flies, 2022
    Acrylic and ink on panel
    121.9 x 121.9 cm
    48 x 48 in
  • , Bound 23 (After Kanye). Keeping your head up in the cesspool of existence. The Wall Street waltz, 2021
    Acrylic on canvas
    121.9 x 121.9 cm
    48 x 48 in

Chicago-born artist Umar Rashid graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Cinema and Photography from Southern Illinois University. His works are in numerous museum collections including, but not limited to, the Brooklyn Museum, Hudson River Museum, Nevada Museum of Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, and Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town, South Africa. He has exhibited internationally, including most recently at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Blum & Poe, Half Gallery, and in Made in L.A. 2020: A Version at the Hammer Museum and the Huntington Library. Rashid lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.


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