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ARTICLE: Dario Robleto in the Dallas Observer

July 13, 2016 - Jamie Laughlin

The box set sitting under glass at Holly Johnson Gallery isn’t your standard rock compilation. And while its contents resemble CDs in their size and shape, they are actually custom 5-inch vinyl records — little palm-sized things, complete with sleeves, album art and liner notes. Housed inside their grooves is a poetically detailed history of human heartbeats, told through sound...


INTERVIEW: James Drake in THE magazine

June 30, 2016 - Clayton Porter and Lauren Tresp

James Drake is interested in systems, the micro - and the macrocosmic....

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REVIEW: Anna Bogatin in A+C Magazine

June 21, 2016 - John Zotos

In Anna Bogatin’s second solo show, on view through July 30 at Holly Johnson Gallery in Dallas, twelve acrylic paintings executed in the last two years occupy the entry space. They seem to take hold of the gallery and attest to her unyielding, obsessive exercise in pattern through a wide range of colors. Clearly, the pieces are minimal and abstract... 

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REVIEW: William Betts in The Creators Project

June 20, 2016 - Giaco Furino

Sunbathers enjoying a midday tan, friends goofing off in a pool, a few swimmers hanging by the rocks… these idyllic images take on an entirely different meaning when presented by painter William Betts...

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ARTICLE: James Buss at Site 131

June 18, 2016 - Culture Map Dallas

SITE131, Dallas’ nonprofit kunsthalle, presents Black Paintings: a response to Jackson Pollock. This exhibition of paintings and drawings responds to Dallas Museum of Art’s impactful presentation of Jackson Pollock’s drip paintings earlier this year. With an eye for artists working in black and in a similar abstract expressionist mode, director|curator Joan Davidow presents the work of five artists...

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PRESS RELEASE: IT'S OFFICIAL - Texas State Artists 2015 & 2016

June 10, 2016 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Holly Johnson Gallery in Dallas is pleased to announce the opening of IT'S OFFICIAL, an exhibition honoring the recent appointments of four contemporary artists, as "Texas State Artists for 2015 & 2016"...

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REVIEW: William Betts in Arte Fuse

June 9, 2016 - Jennifer Wolf

William Betts’ current exhibition, entitled Splash, at Margaret Thatcher Projects offers a subtle peek at the limits of privacy, cased in the guise of celebrating summer fun in the sun... 

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CATALOGUE RELEASE: Anna Bogatin at Holly Johnson Gallery

June 1, 2016

36 page fully illustrated exhibition catalogue on the occasion of "Anna Bogatin: New Paintings” at Holly Johnson Gallery from May 14 – July 30, 2016. The catalogue includes an essay by Peter Frank, a Los Angeles-based art critic, curator, and poet.

Available at the gallery and on Blurb.


ARTICLE: Dornith Doherty in Patron Magazine

June 1, 2016 - Steve Carter

Photographer Dornith Doherty’s art has long been concerned with nature, with a focus on its intersection with human intervention. Since 2008 she’s been at work on Archiving Eden, an ambitious series of images documenting seed and tissue samples stored in the world’s seed banks...

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May 25, 2016 - John Zotos

Published on the occasion of Dornith Doherty's exhibition, Stow, the fifty page catalogue features an essay by art critic and essayist, John Zotos. The exhibition was held jointly at the University of North Texas' Artspace in downtown Dallas, as well as the Houston Center for Photography in 2016.

Available at the gallery.

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