Dion Johnson

Dion Johnson News: REVIEW: Dion Johnson in ARTILLERY, February 20, 2018 - Annabel Osberg

REVIEW: Dion Johnson in ARTILLERY

February 20, 2018 - Annabel Osberg

Dion Johnson’s abstract paintings inhabit hairline margins between technologic and handmade. The ten examples in “Feel the Sky,” Johnson’s decadal retrospective at Azusa Pacific University, chart his pictorial evolution while affirming his enduring interests...

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Dion Johnson News: REVIEW: Abstract Painting in Los Angeles, June 11, 2017 - David Pagel

REVIEW: Abstract Painting in Los Angeles

June 11, 2017 - David Pagel

for Gallery Magazine, Guangzhou, China (June Issue 2017)

 

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Dion Johnson News: PRESS RELEASE: Dion Johnson- Optic Energy, November 10, 2016 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE: Dion Johnson- Optic Energy

November 10, 2016 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Johnson’s paintings and works on paper combine and explore dynamic opposites: expansiveness and compression, darkness and light. Johnson’s intuitive use of color evokes the contemporary urban, digital and natural landscape, and skews the vocabulary of abstraction into a hybrid techno-language...

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Dion Johnson News: REVIEW: Dion Johnson - Artsy Editorial 2016, January  4, 2016 - Bridget Gleeson

REVIEW: Dion Johnson - Artsy Editorial 2016

January 4, 2016 - Bridget Gleeson

Looking at the rows of hard-edge lines and pulsating colors in Dion Johnson's recent series of paintings on view in Luminous Trajectories...

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Dion Johnson News: INTERVIEW: Dion Johnson in The Arts Beacon, December 30, 2015 - Grant Vetter

INTERVIEW: Dion Johnson in The Arts Beacon

December 30, 2015 - Grant Vetter

Geometric Abstraction as a matter of scale and refrain - an interview with Dion Johnson...

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Dion Johnson News: REVIEW: Dion Johnson - Artsy Editorial 2015, January 12, 2015 - Bridget Gleeson

REVIEW: Dion Johnson - Artsy Editorial 2015

January 12, 2015 - Bridget Gleeson

Not that it's easy to put into words the striking visual imapct of Johnson's boldly hued abstract paintings - images that look, at turns, like bright ribbons of color, or light refracted along the edges of falling water...

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Dion Johnson News: REVIEW: Dion Johnson in Artweek L.A., June 12, 2013 - Bill Bush

REVIEW: Dion Johnson in Artweek L.A.

June 12, 2013 - Bill Bush

In the tradition of Karl Benjamin and Lorser Feitelson, and their interest in the environment and the landscape, Johnson uses color to evoke the contemporary, urban, digitial and natural landscape of southern California...

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Dion Johnson News: REVIEW: Dion Johnson in Artforum, November  1, 2011 - Ben Lima

REVIEW: Dion Johnson in Artforum

November 1, 2011 - Ben Lima

Dion Johnson's paintings are vivid and crisp, composed of tightly compressed contours that jostle each other in overlapping rows and long narrow layers...

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