PRESS RELEASE: Antonio Murado - Velvet Room to open in May
April 16, 2019 - Holly Johnson Gallery
Holly Johnson Gallery in Dallas is pleased to announce the opening of Velvet Room, an exhibition of recent paintings by New York based artist, Antonio Murado. An opening reception will be held Saturday, May 11th, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. This will be the artist's second exhibition with the gallery and will continue through July 13.
Antonio Murado's career is steeped in contemporary abstraction, yet his basic principles draw from the past. Characterized by their luminosity and color, Velvet Room, presents three large-scale works highly influenced by the techniques and visual elements from 17th century Baroque Spanish painting, and the era surrounding this time of power, imperialism, exploration, and conquest....Download Article (PDF)