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News: ARTICLE: Dornith Doherty in Smithsonian Magazine, June 14, 2021 - Roger Catlin

ARTICLE: Dornith Doherty in Smithsonian Magazine

June 14, 2021 - Roger Catlin

The Sad Truths Behind These Unsettling Works of Art: A new exhibition reflects on the haunting aesthetics of human impact on the planet.

Talk about unsettled. Just as a new exhibition titled “Unsettled Nature” that combined art and science—and the expertise of two Smithsonian museums—was about to open at the National Museum of Natural History in March of 2020, all the museums and much of the country shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic...

 

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News: PRESS RELEASE: Matthew Cusick - Of All This World At Once opens in May, May  5, 2021 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE: Matthew Cusick - Of All This World At Once opens in May

May 5, 2021 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Holly Johnson Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Matthew Cusick: Of All This World At Once, an exhibition of recent archival pigment prints by the Dallas artist. An open house will be held Saturday, May 15th, from 12 - 4 pm. The exhibit continues through July 31. Of All This World At Once is the artist's second solo show with Holly Johnson Gallery...

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News: REVIEW: Dallas Gallery Day, April 23, 2021 - Todd Camplin for moderndallas

REVIEW: Dallas Gallery Day

April 23, 2021 - Todd Camplin for moderndallas

I have been on a week-long state of euphoria after spending time seeing so much art during Dallas Gallery Day. Take out all the driving, and I had the feeling I was at a mini art fair. The Dallas Art Fair opened up their gallery space, which reinforced my feelings. So many familiar faces, with masks, moved in and out of the art spaces. The Dallas art scene was opening up again. Almost everyone had a vaccine story to tell. I don’t think I met a single person that hadn’t had one or two. The galleries worked the crowds to flow around with respectful distance. Thankfully, the weather was great, so there were moments you could talk outside if things felt too crowded...

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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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News: ARTICLE: Dornith Doherty in Seeds of Resistance at the Broad Museum at MSU, March 23, 2021 - Lawrence  Cosentino for CITY PULSE

ARTICLE: Dornith Doherty in Seeds of Resistance at the Broad Museum at MSU

March 23, 2021 - Lawrence Cosentino for CITY PULSE

One night this spring, on an undisclosed date, in an undisclosed patch of earth near MSU’s Beal Botanical Gardens, a group of excited plant biologists will follow a map to a treasure that is unique in the world.

They’ll dig about two feet down to unearth the 16th of 20 glass bottles, each containing 1,050 seeds, buried in 1879 by visionary MSU botanist William Beal. They will bring the 141-year-old seeds to a lab, plant them and see what germinates...

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News: PRESS RELEASE: David Aylsworth - A Dish You Wish You Had Took - Opens in April, March 16, 2021 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE: David Aylsworth - A Dish You Wish You Had Took - Opens in April

March 16, 2021 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Holly Johnson Gallery in Dallas is pleased to present A Dish You Would Wish You Had Took, an exhibition of thirteen recent paintings by David Aylsworth. This is the artist’s sixth solo show with the gallery, and it opens on Saturday, April 3rd with an open house from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m...

 

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News: PRESS RELEASE: Dallas Art Fair partners with Dallas Galleries for Gallery Day April 17, March 16, 2021 - Dallas Art Fair

PRESS RELEASE: Dallas Art Fair partners with Dallas Galleries for Gallery Day April 17

March 16, 2021 - Dallas Art Fair

On Saturday, April 17th, a select group of Dallas art galleries and the Dallas Art Fair will partner together to present Dallas Gallery Day in celebration of the spring exhibition season. Dallas Gallery Day, which will take place between the hours of 12pm and 8pm, is an opportunity for the community to come together and support Dallas galleries and their respective artists and programming. After nearly a year without formal programming or events, galleries are eager to welcome people back into their spaces and celebrate with their peers and patrons. Select galleries will activate their space by hosting artist/ curator talks, live music, and performances...

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News: PRESS RELEASE: Eric Cruikshank - The Skies Window, February 11, 2021 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE: Eric Cruikshank - The Skies Window

February 11, 2021 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Holly Johnson Gallery is pleased to present Eric Cruikshank’s exhibition, THE SKIES WINDOW, representing a selection of fifteen oil on paper and canvas paintings created during the past year. An open house will be held Saturday, February 20th, from 11:00 to 5:00 p.m. This is the artist’s second solo exhibition with the gallery, and it will continue through May 8, 2021...

 

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News: PRESS RELEASE: Margo Sawyer - Reflection on Color, January 23, 2021 - The Grace Museum

PRESS RELEASE: Margo Sawyer - Reflection on Color

January 23, 2021 - The Grace Museum

January 23 - August 7, 2021

In 2018, The Grace Museum was privileged to acquire Margo Sawyer's acclaimed 1998 sculptural installation BLUE through an unprecedented collaboration with The Contemporary Austin and the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas Austin. For this exhibition Sawyer installs BLUE in response to The Grace Museum's unique historical galleries and creates new work as an ongoing conversation with the past and present. The site-specific installation BLUE was originally created during Sawyer's 1998 Austin Museum of Art residency program at Laguna Gloria...

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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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