On View

‘Jason Rhoades, Four Roads’ at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia

Installation view of 'My Madinah: In pursuit of my ermitage...' (2004/2013) by Jason Rhoades. (Courtesy ICA Phildelphia)

Jason Rhoades died seven years ago at age 41, but the influence of his energetic, sprawling installations and black humor on younger artists like Dawn Kasper, Justin Lowe and Ryan Trecartin give him senior-figure status in contemporary art. Rhoades is currently the subject of a posthumous solo exhibition at the ICA in Philadelphia curated by Ingrid Schaffner. Presenting four painstakingly reconstructed installations spanning the years 1993–2004, “Jason Rhoades, Four Roads” is the first major American museum exhibition of the West Coast artist. Despite the bad pun of the title, the show is well worth a trip to Philly. Read More