Tommy Fitzpatrick

Tommy Fitzpatrick News: REVIEW: Painting architecture - Tommy Fitzpatrick’s fractured modernist visions, April  6, 2021 - Harriet Lloyd Smith for WALLPAPERS*

REVIEW: Painting architecture - Tommy Fitzpatrick’s fractured modernist visions

April 6, 2021 - Harriet Lloyd Smith for WALLPAPERS*

Tommy Fitzpatrick’s new series of electric-hued architectural paintings capture the American artist’s 30-year fascination with modernism. Tommy Fitzpatrick has long had a fascination with how buildings are made. Growing up in the Dallas suburbs, the downtown urban environment became a magnet. ‘I’ve always liked modernism and Bauhaus, and found that urban areas had a similar quality of newness and futurism,’ he tells Wallpaper*....

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Tommy Fitzpatrick News: CATALOGUE RELEASE: Tommy Fitzpatrick at Holly Johnson Gallery, December 17, 2020 - John Zotos

CATALOGUE RELEASE: Tommy Fitzpatrick at Holly Johnson Gallery

December 17, 2020 - John Zotos

Tommy Fitzpatrick: Superflux is a 54 page fully illustrated catalogue published on the occasion of his fifth solo show at the gallery in November of 2019. The catalogue, designed by Lily Smith-Kirkley of Lilco Studio, includes an essay by arts writer, John Zotos of Dallas. Catalogues will be available at the gallery for purchase or online at https://www.blurb.com/b/10456717-tommy-fitzpatrick

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Tommy Fitzpatrick News: PRESS RELEASE: Tommy Fitzpatrick - Suplerflux to open November 23, October 23, 2019 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE: Tommy Fitzpatrick - Suplerflux to open November 23

October 23, 2019 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Holly Johnson Gallery in Dallas is pleased to announce the opening of Superflux; a series of new paintings by Tommy Fitzpatrick. This exhibition marks the artist's fifth solo show at the gallery. An opening reception for the artist will be held Saturday November 23rd, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The exhibition continues through February 1. 

For the past twenty years, color, space, and architecture have been primary sources of inspiration for Fitzpatrick's paintings. In 2013, he began creating sculptural assemblages in the studio that were stand-ins for the architecture. Most recently, Fitzpatrick is using computer-aided design (CAD) programs as the blueprint for the painted imagery...

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Tommy Fitzpatrick News: REVIEW: Crystal Cities - Tommy Fitzpatrick at Holly Johnson Gallery, October  9, 2017 - John Zotos of Arts+Culture Texas Magazine

REVIEW: Crystal Cities - Tommy Fitzpatrick at Holly Johnson Gallery

October 9, 2017 - John Zotos of Arts+Culture Texas Magazine

Tommy Fitzpatrick’s current exhibition Crystal Cities, on view through Nov. 4, includes ten compelling, colorful, acrylic-on-canvas paintings of interlacing planar forms that command the main space of Holly Johnson Gallery.   A separate area features a wall-mounted shelf of small-scale Plexiglass maquettes with interchangeable parts, which Fitzpatrick used as models for his paintings...

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Tommy Fitzpatrick News: ARTICLE: Tommy Fitzpatrick's show 'Top Ten in Texas', September  7, 2017 - A+C Texas Magazine

ARTICLE: Tommy Fitzpatrick's show 'Top Ten in Texas'

September 7, 2017 - A+C Texas Magazine

Texas-based artist Tommy Fitzpatrick has been focused on architecture as the subject of his paintings for the past twenty years. And since 2013, he has been creating sculptural motifs made of transparent plastics—assemblages based on the ideas of the Russian constructivists. Crystal Cities through November 4, is a selection of new paintings and sculptures inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s unrealized 1940 project of the same name...

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Tommy Fitzpatrick News: PRESS RELEASE: Tommy Fitzpatrick - Crystal Cities, August  9, 2017 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE: Tommy Fitzpatrick - Crystal Cities

August 9, 2017 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Holly Johnson Gallery in Dallas is pleased to announce the opening of, Crystal Cities: New Paintings and Sculptures by Tommy Fitzpatrick. This exhibition marks the artist's fourth solo show at the gallery. An opening reception for the artist will be held Saturday, September 9, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. The exhibition continues through November 4.

Architecture has been the subject of Fitzpatrick's paintings for the past twenty years. The current exhibition, Crystal Cities is inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright's 1940 project of the same name set for a Washington D.C suburb that was never built. This unrealized project, bold in scale and breathtaking in its aesthetic vision inspired Fitzpatrick to create this new body of work....

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Tommy Fitzpatrick News: REVIEW: Tommy Fitzpatrick in Arts + Culture, November  1, 2015 - Casey Gregory

REVIEW: Tommy Fitzpatrick in Arts + Culture

November 1, 2015 - Casey Gregory

There's a scene in Kurt Vonnegut's famous apocalyptic satire Cat's Cradle in which the inventor of the atomic bomb...

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Tommy Fitzpatrick News: PRESS RELEASE: Tommy Fitzpatrick - Gordian Knot, September  6, 2014 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE: Tommy Fitzpatrick - Gordian Knot

September 6, 2014 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Holly Johnson Gallery in Dallas is pleased to announce the opening of "Gordian Knot", an exhibition of ten new paintings by Tommy Fitzpatrick...

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Tommy Fitzpatrick News: REVIEW: Tommy Fitzpatrick in Glasstire, July  9, 2013 - Bill Davenport

REVIEW: Tommy Fitzpatrick in Glasstire

July 9, 2013 - Bill Davenport

In his new show at Inman, Tommy Fitzpatrick continues to work in the precise, flat style he has used since the late 90′s to portray everything from mini-golf to road signs and architectural details, but moves away from large-scale objects to focus in on an eerie tabletop world of quasifantasy still lifes...

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Tommy Fitzpatrick News: REVIEW: Tommy Fitzpatrick in ARTnews, February  1, 2013 - Ben Lima

REVIEW: Tommy Fitzpatrick in ARTnews

February 1, 2013 - Ben Lima

This exhibition of 13 acrylic paintings by Tommy Fitzpatrick, all from 2012, presented close up views...

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