Rashaad Newsome


1979 Born in New Orleans, Louisiana
2001 Bachelors of Arts, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
2004 Studied Film at Film/Video Arts Inc., New York, New York
Currently lives and works in New York

AWARDS

2017
– NY Live Arts Live Feed residency program, NY
– The 2017 Rush Arts Gold Rush Award, NY

2016
– Artist-in-Residence, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM

2014
– Artist-in-Residence, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

2012
– Artist-in-Residence, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC
– Visiting Artist Residency, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA

2011
– Award, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, New York, NY
– Artist in Residence, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA

2010
– Visual/Interdisciplinary Arts fellow, Urban Artist Initiative, New York, NY
– Artist Grant, The Urban Artist Initiative, New York, NY

2009
– Visual Arts Grant, Rema Hort Mann Foundation, New York, NY
– Harvestworks Van Lier Grant, Harvestworks, New York, NY
– Summer/Fall Artist in Residence Program, Eyebeam, New York, NY
– Artist Studio Program, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
– BAC Community Arts Regrant, Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY

2008
– International Residency Program, Location 1, New York, NY
– SVA/LMCC Visiting Artist Award, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
– Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace Artist Residency Program,
– LMCC, New York, NY

2007
– Joint Multimedia Residency, BCAT/Rotunda Gallery, New York, NY

2006
– Franklin Furnace Grant for Performance Art, Franklin Furnace Fund, New York, NY

2005
– Artist in Residence, Harvestworks, New York, NY
– Artist in Residence, L’Entreprise Culturelle, Paris, France

BIENNIALS

2011
– Venice Biennale: „Commerical Break“, Garage Projects,Venice, Italy

2010
– Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
– „The Conductor“, MOCA Jacksonville, FL
– „Mélange“, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

2016
– „STOP PLAYING IN MY FACE!“, De Buck Gallery, New York, NY
– „THIS IS WHAT I WANT TO SEE“, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

2015
– „ICON“, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
– „Order of Chivalry“, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
– „Silence Please The Show Is About To Begin“, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada

2014
– „LS.S“, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
– „FIVE“, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

2013
– „Score“, Gallerie Henrik Springmann, Berlin, Germany
– „The Armory Show“, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
– „Rashaad Newsome: King of Arms“, The New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

2012
– „Converge“, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC

2011
– „Shade Compositions“, Galerie Stadtpark, Krems, Austria
– „Rashaad Newsome: Herald“, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
– „Rashaad Newsome/MATRIX 161″, The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT

2010
– „Rashaad Newsome: Videos and Performance 2005-2010″, Syracuse University Art Galleries, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
– „Honorable Ordinaries“, Ramis Barquet Gallery, New York, NY
– „Futuro“, ar/ge Kunst Galerie Museum, Bolzano, Italy

2009
– „Rashaad Newsome: Standards“, Ramis Barquet Gallery, New York, NY

2008
– „Untitled (Banji Cunt)“, Talman + Monroe, Brooklyn, NY
– „Compositions“, Location1, New York, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
– „One day this kid will get larger“, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
– „Pose“, Galerie Springmann, Berlin, Germany

2016
– „PARADOXAL STRANGER“, Gallery Momo, Cape Town, South Africa
– „Face to Face“, Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, LA

2015
– „Performance and Remnant“, The Fine Arts Society, London, United Kingdom
– „Fabulous“, Shirin Gallery, New York, NY
– „A Curious Blindness“, Columbia University, New York, NY

2014
– „Killer Heels“, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
– „Summer Group Exhibition“, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
– „BLACK EYE“, New York, NY

2013
– „The Concept of Baroque in Contemporary Art“, curated by Dr. Sabine Maria Schmidt, Gallerie Henrik Springmann, Berlin, Germany
– „In God We Trust — The Religious Mosaic in America“, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
– „GODDESS CLAP BACK: HIP HOP FEMINISM IN ART CURATED BY KATIE CERCONE“, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY
– “The Idyllic Synthesis: Contradictions of Vision and Reality”, Curated by Yu Yeon Kim, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
– „Summer Group Exhibition“, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
– „Tectonic – 24 International Artists in Dubai“, The Moving Museum, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
– „Eye on the Storm“, Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, St. Myers, FL

2012
– „It’s Time to Dance Now“, Centre national d’Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
– „Stage Presence: Theatricality in Art and Media“, SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA
– „Eagles“, Marlborough Madrid in Collaboration with Marlborough Chelsea, Madrid, Spain
– „Sound Quality“, Grey Area, New York, NY
– „The Bearden Project“, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

2011
– „Revel“, Revel, Cave, Detroit, MI
– „Beauty Contest“, Austrian Cultural Forum New York, New York, NY; MUSA, Vienna, Austria.
– „Summer Group Exhibition“, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
– „Commercial Break“, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture at the 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
– „Flash: Light“, Festival of Ideas for the New City, New Museum, New York, NY

2010
– „Free, The New Museum of Contemporary Art“, New York, NY
– „In the Company of…, Housatonic Museum of Art“, Bridgeport, CT
– „Boy, oh Boy“, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
– „Word-Less“, The Elizabeth Foundation For The Arts, New York, NY
– „Greater New York“, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
– „After Image“, School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD
– „Prospect 1.5″, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2009
– „African Americana“, Brennan Courthouse, Jersey City, NJ
– „Art Hysteria“, Nicola Vassell Salon, New York, NY
– „That Was Then…“, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
– „East Coast Video“, Ramis Barquet Gallery, New York, NY
– „After Dark“, A.D. Projects, New York, NY
– „Fusebox Festival 2009″, United Sates Art Authority, Austin, TX
– „Stage II“, The Project Gallery, New York, NY
– „Pulse“, Taller Boricua, New York, NY

2008
– „The B Sides“, Aljira Center For Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ
– „The Summer Show“, Phillips de Pury, New York, NY

2007
– „We Are Familia“, Colette, Paris, France.
– „Inspired In New York“, The Sapphire Lounge, New York, NY
– „New York Electronic Arts Festival“, 15 Nassau St. (LMCC Swing Space Program), New York, NY

2006
– „TINAB 2006″, The Veletrzni Palace, Prague, Czech Republic.
– „Kick It One Time!“, Ingalls & Associates Gallery, Miami, FL
– „Beauty Shop“, Soul Gallery, Miami, FL
– „Video Dumbo“, DUMBO Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY
– „Believe“, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
– „Open Zone“, Ocularis at Galapagos Art Space, New York, NY
– „Brother To Brother“, Zero Station, Portland, ME
– „The Summer Show“, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY

2005
– „A TV“, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY

2004
– „Live Fast Die Young“, DUMBA Arts Collective, Brooklyn, NY

2003
– „Summer Salon“, DUMBA Arts Collective, Brooklyn, NY

2000
– „Babylon Lexicon“, Zeitgeist Multidisciplinary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
– „New Orleans Emerging Artists“, Zeitgeist Multidisciplinary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
– „No Frills“, The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

PUBLIC SCREENINGS

2015
– „The Conductor“, Midnight Moment, Time Square Art Alliance, New York, NY
– „Shade Compositions SFMOMA“, Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, Manchester, Hartford County, CT
– „Shade Compositions SFMOMA“, Vivid Projects, Birmingham, UK
– „Untitled and Untitle (New Way)“, Public Studio, Toronto, Canada

2014
– „KNOT and FIVE(The Drawing Center)“, ARTPROJX, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL

2013
– „Swag the Mix-Tap Vol 1″, ARTPROJX, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL
– „Shade Compositions SFMoMA 2012″, Dirty Looks: On Location, StoneWall, New York, NY

2012
– „Shade Compositions SFMoMA 2012″, ARTPROJX, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
The Studio Museum, Harlem, NY
The Dean Collection, New York, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
The Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

2017
– „FIVE SFMOMA“, San Francisco, CA
– „FIVE St. Croix“, United States Virgin Islands
– „FIVE NOLA“, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
– „King of Arms Mass Detroit Mass Processional Performance,“ Miami, FL
– „Shade Compositions Delectricity“, San Francisco, CA
– „King of Arms Art Ball 4″, Ace Hotel London
– „FIVE Berlin“, Berlin, Germany
– „FIVE Hamburg“, Hamburg, Germany
– „King of Arms Mass Processional Performance“, Detroit, MI

2016
– „FIVE St Croix“, Virgin Islands
– „No Commission“, New York, NY
– „FIVE SFMOMA“, San Francisco, CA

2015
– „King of Arms Mass Processional Performance“, Miami, FL
– „The Conductor“, Midnight Moment, Time Square Art Alliance, New York, NY
– „King of Arms Art Ball III“, New York, NY

2014
– „KNOT“, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
– „King of Arms Art Ball II“, New York, NY
– „Shade Compositions Graz“, Steirischer herbst Festival, Graz, Austria

2013
– „King of Arms Art Ball“, New York, NY

2012
– „MTV Art Breaks“, Rashaad Newsome SWAG the Mixtape Vol.2, New York, NY

2010
– „Status Symbols #22″, Collage, Atlantic Records, New York, NY

2009
– „Shade Compositions 2009″, Performance, LMCC Downtown Dinner, 7 World Trade Center, New York, NY

LECTURES

2017
– School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
– Lawrence University , Appleton, WI

2016
– Black Portraitures Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa
– Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
– Centro Cultural Banco de Brasil, Sao Paulo, Brazil
– University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2015
– Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT
– The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY
– University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
– University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

2014
–  College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
– Parsons Fine Art, New York, NY

2013
–  Art Basel in Miami Beach, Miami, FL
– New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
– School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2012
– Pratt Institute, New York, NY
– San Francisco Art institute, San Francisco, CA
– Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York, NY

2011
–  Rhode Island School Of Design, Providence, RI
– The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
– Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

2010
– ar/ge Kunst Galerie Museum, Bolzano, Italy
– Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia
– Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

2009
– The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
– School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

CATALOGUES AND MONOGRAPHS

2016
– STOP PLAYING IN MY FACE!, De Buck Gallery, New York, NY

2015
– L. S. S., Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

2014
– Shade Compositions Graz, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria
– FIVE, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

2013
– The Concept of Baroque in Contemporary Art, curated by Dr. Sabine Maria Schmidt, Gallerie Henrik Springmann, Berlin, Germany

2011
– Herald, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
– Komary, David. Shade Compositions. Krems: Galerie Stadtpark. Austrian Cultural Forum New York and MUSA Vienna. Beauty Contest.
– New York: Austrian Cultural Forum New York and MUSA Vienna.

2010
– Fassi, Luigi. Futuro. Bolzano: Kunst Galerie Museum.
– Biesenbach, Klaus, Cornelia Butler and Neville Wakefield. Greater New York 2010. New York: MoMA PS1.
– Bonami, Francesco and Gary Carrion-Muryari. 2010: Whitney Biennial. New York: The Whitney Museum of American Art.

2008
– Anonymous. Untitled (Banji Cunt). Brooklyn: Talman + Monroe Gallery. Exhibition catalogue

LIVE PERFORMANCES

2018
– FIVE Hamburg, Germany
– FIVE Berlin, Germany

2017
– FIVE (NOLA), Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA
– King of Arms Art Ball IV, ACE Hotel, London, United Kingdom
– Shade Compositions D-lectricity, Detroit, MI

2016
– FIVE, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
– FIVE St. Croix United States Virgin Islands
– King of Arms Mass Detroit Mass Processional Performance

2015
– The Conductor, Midnight Moment, Time Square Art Alliance, New York, NY

2014
– KNOT, Brooklyn , Museum, New York, NY
– Shade Compositions, Steirischer Herbst Festival, Graz, Austria
– FIVE, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

2012
– FIVE, Feast Projects, Hong Kong, China
– Shade Compositions, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

2011
– The Tournament, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NYin conjunction with
Performa 11
– Hair Affair and FIVE, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
– Hair Affair, ArtBook/D.A.P., New York, NY
– Party in the Plaza, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
– FIVE, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

2010
– Shade Compositions, MoMA PS1, New York, NY
– FIVE, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
– Shade Compositions, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow,Russia
– Honorable Ordinaries, Under The High Line 24th St., New York, NY

2009
– FIVE, Eyebeam, New York, NY
– Shade Compositions 2009, The Kitchen, New York, NY

2008
– Shade Compositions, Location One, New York, NY

2007
– Shade Compositions, DUMBO Arts Under The Bridge Festival, 111 Front Street Galleries, Brooklyn, NY

2006
– The 14th Bi-Annual International Electro-Acoustic Music Festival, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
– Shade Compositions, Glassbox Gallery, Paris, France
– Shade Compositions, K.U.E.L., Berlin, Germany

PRESS

2016
– Van Straaten, Laura, “The Artist Vogueing (and Collaging and Boxing) Across America,” The New York Times Style Magazine, March 24, 2016, New York, NY
– Ongley, Hannah, “rashaad newsome’s explosive mash-up of post-feminism and the mainstreaming vogue,” i-D Magazine, March 23, 2016, London, United Kingdom
– Mendelson, Winter, “The Ornamentation Issue,” Posture Magazine, March 5, 2016, New York, NY

2015
– Blair, Courtney Willis, “Rashaad Newsome opens at SCAD Museum of Art”, Forbes, July 20, 2015, New York
– Symonds, Alexandra, “When Contemporary Art Meets Ballroom Culture”, September 21, 2015, The New York Style Magazine, New York, NY
– Frank, Priscilla, “Rashaad Newsome Explores The History of Hip HopGestures”, The Huffington Post, December 5, 2014, New York, NY
– Massara, Kathleen, “Rashaad Newsome Takes on Voguing Legends at King of Arms Art Ball”, Artnet news, September 23, 2015, New York, NY
– Butler, Jared BURNAWAY, Savannah, GA
-Sargent, Antwaun, Interview, New York, NY
– Sargent, Antwaun, “Watch: Step Inside Multimedia Artist Rashaad Newsome’s Queens Studio”, TRIBECA, New York, NY
– Disser, Nicole, “Rashaad Newsome’s ‘Coming Out’ Ball in Bushwick Was Insane”, BEDFORD + BOWERY, September 22, 2015, New York, NY
– Sargent, Antwaun, The Art of Being Feminist and Fabulous”, – Sept 18, 2015, New York, NY
– Schechter, Fran, “Rashaad at Art Gallery of York University”, NOW, April 24, 2015, Toronto, Canada
– Mohammad, Sehba,“Figure Out Rashaad Newsome’s Creative’s Process”, Flavorpill, March 27, 2015 New York, NY
– Willard, Jeremy, “Rashaad Newsome throws shade”,DAILYXtra, April 6, 2015, Toronto, Canada

2014
– Manning, Emily, I-D Magazine, London, United Kingdom
– Baumgardner, Julie, “Rashaad Newsome’s Miami Warm Up Playlist,” VULTURE, December 1, 2014,New York, NY
– Archer-Coité, Alyse, Maker Magazine, New York, NY
– Litovsky, Dina, “Newsome Marries voguing with Art History”, August 25, 2014, The New York Times, New York, NY
– Frank, Alex, “Voguing on the Pier with Artist Rashaad Newsome”, VOGUE, New York, NY
– Sutton, Benjamin, “Rashaad Newsome and Louboutin Lace at the Brooklyn Museum”, Artnet, August 26, 2014, Brooklyn, NY
– Cooper, Annelise, “Mykki Blance Joins Rashaad Newsome at SELECT Fair Miami”, BLOUINARTINFO, Decemeber 6, 2014, New York, NY
– Cooper, Ashton, “Q&A with Artist Rashaad Newsome”.BLOUINARTINFO, November 3, 2014 New York, NY
– Sargent, Antwaun, “Artist Rashaad Newsome Discusses his “KNOT” film in the Brooklyn Museum’d “Killer Heels” Group Exhibition”, COMPLEX, September 3, 2014, New York, NY

2013
– MacCash, Doug, “Artist Rashaad Newsome brings bling to the New Orleans Museum of Art”, The Times –Picayune, June 20, 2013, New Orleans, LA
– Lasane, Andrew, “Rashaad Newsome Blends Baroque Ornamentation and Hip Hop Influences”, COMPLEX, June 20, 2015, New York, NY
– Babcock, Stephen, “BLING KING Rashaad Newsome’s Hip Hop Heraldry Crowns NOMA’s Hall”, NOLA DEENDER, June 25, 2013, New Orleans, LA

2012
– Sutton, Benjamin, “Rashaad Newsome and Teens Collaborate on Occupy-Themed Video Art at MOMA”, BLOUINARTINFO, August 21, 2012
– Smith, Melissa, “Rashaad Newsome’s 21st Century art party”, POLITICO beta, June 6, 2012
– Allen, Emma. „Does Serious Art Belong on MTV.“ The New Yorker, April 10, 2012
– Ambrozy, Lee. „Days of being wild.“ Artforum, May 22, 2012
– „Afternoon Bites: Rashaad Newsome, Neil Gaiman on Ray Bradbury, Cooking with Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick, and More.“ Vol. 1, Brooklyn, June 07, 2012
– „Marlborough Chelsea x W Magazine Presents Rashaad Newsome.“ Think Contra, June 06, 2012
– „Pop Filter Hot Pick: Factory Direct Pittsburgh.“ Pop City, June 20, 2012
– „Rashaad Newsome and A$AP MOB at GREY AREA.“ Scallywag and Vagabond, June 07, 2012
– „Rashaad Newsome at GREY AREA.“ Paddle8, June 09, 2012
– „Rashaad Newsome’s Pop and Pagentry.“ Spread Art Culture, June 06, 2012
– „Rashaad Newsome/W Magazine/Venus X/A$AP MOB/Marlborough Chelsea @ Grey Area in SoHo.“ Stink Grenade, June 18, 2012
– „Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announces recipients for the inaugural round of its artistic grants.“ Art Daily, January 30, 2012
– „Tiffany Foundation Announces 2011 Award Recipients.“ Artforum, February 23, 2012
– „W Magazine Party for Rashaad Newsome with Performances from A$AP Mob.“ Untitled Magazine, June 06, 2012
– „Weekly Webdance 1/25: Rashaad Newsome and Darrin Prada.“ Pentacle, January 25, 2012
– Corbett, Rachel. „Armory Show 2012.“ Artnet, March 08, 2012
– Cross, Una-Kariim A.. „Rashaad Newsome Presents: Art and Performance, The Remix.“ Loop21, April 13, 2012
– Darwin, Liza. „Seen on TV.“ Nylon, April 09, 2012
– Duray, Dan. „Robert Lazzarini, Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe Join Marlborough Chelsea.“ The New York Observer, February 09, 2012
– Ferro, Shane. „Rashaad Newsome Breaks Through the SWAG on MTV’s Art Breaks.“ Artinfo, April 19, 2012
– Finch, Charlie. „Is Black Art Too Kitschy?.“ Artnet, April 13, 2012
– Haidu, Rachel. „‘Dance/Draw‘.“ Artforum, vol. 50, no. 6, February, p. 223
– Halperin, Julia. „Former Goss-Michael Foundation Curator James Cope Joins Marlborough Chelsea.“ Artinfo, April 18, 2012
– Jovanovic, Rozalia. „Gallerist’s Week in Pictures.“ The New York Observer, April 23, 2012
– Jovanovic, Rozalia. „Performa Hosts Sparkling First Benefit Auction.“ The New York Observer, May 18, 2012
– Kirsch, Corrina. „Watch a Fat Man Die: MTV Premieres Art Breaks 2.0.“ Art Fag City, April 03, 2012
– Kupfer, Olivia. „All That Glistens: Rashaad Newsome Celebrates at Grey Area.“ Haute Diary, June 16, 2012
– Marchese, David. „Rewatch the Throne.“ Spin, April 01, 2012
– McClemont, Doug. „Rashaad Newsome.“ ARTnews, January 2012, p. 108.
– McCoy, Chris. „Memphis Music MVS 2012: Rashaad Newsome at the Power House.“ Live from Memphis, February 24, 2012
– Miller, Michael H.. „Rashaad Newsome Introduces the World to A$AP Mob.“ The New York Observer, June 06, 2012
– Morris, Bob. „When the Family Business is Art.“ The New York Times, March 06, 2012 2012 Nelson, Karen. „Flash Player.“ W, June 07, 2012 p. 102.
– Pini, Gary. „Grey Area’s Sound Quality Mixed Media Show Kicks Off Saturday.“ Paper Magazine, April 25, 2012
– Reynolds, Amelia. „Rashaad Newsome at GREY AREA.“ Whitewall, June 07, 2012
– Sadler, Marilyn. „Visiting Artist Coming to the Powerhouse.“ Memphis Magazine, February 21, 2012
– Sanina, Anna. „MTV Has Rolled out the ‚Art Breaks‘ Video Project.“ Popsop, April 05, 2012
– Seno, Alexandra A.. „In Hong Kong, What Else to See.“ The Wall Street Journal, May16, 2012
– Smith, Melissa. „Rashaad Newsome’s 21st-Century Art Party.“ Capital, June 06, 2012 2012Velury, Ramya. „Marlborough Chelsea Celebrates Rashaad Newsome Debut in W Magazine.“ Guest of Guest, June 06, 2012
– Wyma, Chloe. „26 Questions for Cultural Remix Artist Rashaad Newsome.“ Artinfo, May 21, 2012
– Zara, Janelle. „*BLING*: Rashaad Newsome’s Work Sparkles as Grey Area’s Latest Addition.“ Artinfo, June 06, 2012

2011
– Amir. „Rashaad Newsome At Marlborough Gallery.“ Beautiful Decay, October 19, 2011
– „Download and listen to Creator Rashaad Newsome’s Swag the Mix Tape Vol. 1.“ The Creator’s Project, October 29, 2011
– „Guest Contributor: Rashaad Newsome.“ Paddle8, November 16, 2011
– „Jack of All Trades Rashaad Newsome Goes 24/7.“ The Standard, December 12, 2011
– „Marlborough Chelsea opens first solo exhibition by multi-media artist Rashaad Newsome.“ Art Daily, October 19, 2011
– „Performa 11.“ Time Out New York, October 27- November 2, p. 46
– „Rashaad Newsome at the Wadsworth Athenaeum .“ Hartford Advocate, April 20, 2011
– „Rashaad Newsome’s ‘Herald’ Exhibit was Apparently a Hit at Marlborough Gallery.“ Art Observed, December 05, 2011
– „Seven on Seven Teams: Rashaad Newsome and Jeri Ellsworth.“ Rhizome, May 11, 2011
– „Shade Compsitions.“ Krems: Galerie Stadtpark „Week in Review.“ Dear Chelsea, October 24, 2011
– Archey, Karen. „From Nerd to New Museum: Assessing the Arty Inventions Hatched at AOL’s 7 on 7 Conference.“ Artinfo, May 16, 2011
– Arriola, Regina. „Miami Art Museum and Thom Collins Host Private Gathering at Ocean House.“ Haute Living, December 07, 2011
– Cohen, Michael. „Art Basel: Everything But The Art.“ The Huffington Post, November 16, 2011
– Ding, Chinnie. „Critic’s Pick: Rashaad Newsome.“ Artforum
– Downing, Lauren. „Artist Spotlight: Rashaad Newsome.“ Ammo Magazine, July 01, 2011
– Dyer, Deidre. „Live: Hair Affair by Rashaad Newsome.“ The Fader, June 08, 2011
– Flood, Kathleen. „Rashaad Newsome Will Make You Whip Your Hair.“ The Creator’s Project, June 09, 2011
– Galperina, Marina. „Rashaad Newsome’s Hip Hop Opulence.“ Animal New York, October 24, 2011
– Halperin, Julia. „Art, Meet Science: Rhizome Director Lauren Cornell on AOL’s Cross-Pollinating 7 on 7 Conference.“ Artinfo, May 13, 2011
– Howe, David Everitt. „Rashaad Newsome.“ Art Review, no. 53, October, pp. 94-99
– Hudson, Suzanne. „‚Dance/Draw‘.“ Artforum, vol. 50, no. 1, September, p. 142
– Jarr, Maggie. „Kanye Would Approve: Artist Rashaad Newsome.“ Public Works, May 23, 2011
– Jovanovic, Rozalia. „Rashaad Newsome Disavows St. Patrick’s Performance Art Bomb.“ Artinfo, May 09, 2011
– Jovanovic, Rozalia. „Rashaad Newsome’s Hip Hop Heraldry.“ Flavorwire, May 06, 2011
– Kaganskiy, Julia. „Highlights From Rashaad Newsome’s „Rap Joust“ Tournament In New York.“ The Creator’s Project, November 17, 2011
– Leibowitz, Lauren. „Rashaad Newsome’s Swag Hits The NYC Art Scene.“ The Creator’s Project, October 21, 2011
– Morse, Trent. „Hip-Hop Heraldry.“ ARTnews, vol. 110, no. 9, October, pp. 66-68
– Nat. „Creative Reuse: At Marlborough Chelsea and in our Classrooms.“ Materials for the Arts, October 21, 2011
– Norman, Lee Ann. „I Dub Thee… Swaggerlicious.“ Art Slant, October 30, 2011
– Olu, Amani. „Artist to Watch: Rashaad Newsome.“ Whitewall, July 01, 2011, pp. 50-51. Illustrated, p. 51, (color)
– Perry, Eve. „French Aristocracy Meets American Hip-Hop in the Work of Rashaad Newsome at the Wadsworth Atheneum.“ Hartford Advocate, April 20, 2011
– Perta, Litia. „‘Dance/Draw‘.“ Artforum, December 13, 2011
– Peterson, Miranda. „Star-Studded Art Basel 2011.“ Joonbug, December 05, 2011
– Pini, Gary. „Performance Artist Gives Birth in BrooklynGallery + the High Line’s ‚Haunt Room‘ = Eight Items are Less.“ Paper Magazine, October 26, 2011
– Pogrebin, Robin. „Countdown At City Center, As Reopening Approaches.“ The New York Times,, October 11, 2011 pp. C1, C4
– Riddick, Aja K. „Rashaad Newsome ‚Herald‘ Exhibit Mixes Hip Hop and High Art.“ The Well Versed, October 21, 2011
– Robinson, Walter. „Bad ‘Knight’ for Rashaad Newsome.“ Artnet, May 10, 2011
– Rohringer, Susanne. „Collagierte Weiblichkeit.“ Art Magazine , May 26, 2011
– Rosenberg, Bonnie. „Two by Two at Seven on Seven.“ The Art Newspaper, May 17, 2011
– Ryzik, Melena. „‚Swag the Mix Tape,‘ Exclusive Video From Rashaad Newsome.“ The New York Times, October 20, 2011
– Ryzik, Melena. „Blending Hip-Hop And Heraldry.“ The New York Times, October 23, pp. AR1, AR24
– Seth. „Miami Art Museum at Ocean House.“ Worl Red Eye, December 01, 2011
– Smith, Mary. „ART: Rashaad Newsome interprets heraldry in the 21st century.“ Sick of the Radio, July 07, 2011
– Solomon, Tara. „Art + Fashion + Celebrity = Basel.“ The Huffington Post, December 01, 2011
– Souza, Erin L.. „Institute of Contemporary Art Celebrates 75th Anniversary in Secret Location.“ Biz Bash, November 02, 2011
– Staff. „Art Overhaul.“ Whitewall, July 01, 2011, p. 28 Staff. „Eagerly Anticipating: the New Museum’s Festival of Ideas.“ The Imagist, April 29, 2011
– Wayne. „Rashaad Newsome: Herald.“ The Imagist, November 01, 2011
– Yeldezian, Alexi. „Everything You Need To Know This Week On New York’s Art Scene.“ Guest of a Guest, November 01, 2011

2010
– „Greater New York.“ ARTnews
– „Greater New York.“ TimeOut New York
– „The Hot List.“ OUT Magazine
– Bloom, Julie. „On Dance: Voguing at the Whitney.“ The New York Times, March 04, 2010
– Bonami, Francesco. „2010: Whitney Biennial.“ The Whitney Museum of American Art, March 04, 2010
– Chadha, Tina. „Money, power respect.“ Metro, November 17, 2010
– Cotter, Holland. „At a Biennial on a Budget, Tweaking and Provoking.“ The New York Times, February 25, 2010
– Fassi, Luigi. „Rashaad Newsome: Throwing Shade.“ Mousse Magazine
– Goldstein, Richard J. „Rashaad Newsome.“ BOMB Magazine
– Heyman, Stephen. „The Nifty 50.“ T Magazine Blog, February 10, 2010
– Hirsch, Faye. „Greater New York.“ Art in America
– Hruska, Jordan. „Rashaad Newsome, en vogue.“ The Advocate
– Hunt, Kenya. „Ghetto Girls and Coronets.“ Vogue Italia
– Kerr, Merrily. „Greater New York 2010.“ Flash Art
– Moran, Jarrett. „Rashaad Newsome: Hip-hop Heraldry.“ Artlog, November 05, 2010
– Mr. V. „Rashaad Newsome & Alexander Wang Move! At MoMA PS1.“ V Magazine
– Mr. V. „V67 Works In Progress.“ V Magazine
– Nnadi, Chioma. „MOVE!: Behind the Scenes of the Art-Meets-Fashion Performance Series at MoMA’s PS1.“Vogue
– Peterson, Miranda. „Star-Studded Art Basel 2011.“ Joonbug, December 05, 2010
– Schultz, Charlie. „Hip-Hop Royalty.“ Modern Painters
– Sutton, Benjamin. „Photos from Rashaad Newsome and Maluca Mala’s Performance Under the High Line on Friday Night.“ The L Magazine
– Viveros-Fauné, Christian. „Welcome to the Mixed-Up, Dialed-Down 2010
– Whitney Biennial.“ The Village Voice
– Walsh, Brienne. „Rashaad Newsome: A Bling Thing.“ Art in America
– Yablonsky, Linda. „Miniskirt, Bodysuit, Orff Spice MoMA PS1
– Extravaganza (Correct).“ bloomberg.com

2009
– „Stage II.“ Art Review
– „The Exhibition.“ Crash Magazine
– „Throwing Shade.“ Trace Magazine
– Carlin, T.J.. „Rashaad Newsome.“ TimeOut New York
– Gartenfeld, Alex. „Who Benefits?.“ Interview Magazine
– Kitamura, Katie. „Rashaad Newsome.“ The Last Magazine
– Misheff, Johnny. „Word Up! A Report from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Downtown Dinner.“ Paper Magazine
– Olson, Marisa. „In the Round.“ Rhizome, February 03, 2009
– Parkinson, Robert. „Shade Compositions – Sheer Elegance.“ Robert Parkinson’s Blog, February 11, 2009
– Genocchio, Benjamin. „The House Party Spirit in All Its Glory .“ The New York Times, December 26, 2008
– Levy, Alison. „Rashaad Newsome’s Dance Moves.“ ArtSlant, July 20, 2008
– Schwendener, Martha. „Project Spaces at Location One and White Columns.“ The Village Voice, July 09, 2009