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REVIEW: Dornith Doherty in The Washington Post

July 5, 2019 - Mark Jenkins

Pondering its stark exterior, observers might guess that the modernist Norwegian citadel photographed by Dornith Doherty is some sort of prison. Not exactly. The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is designed to preserve humanity by maintaining its ability to grow food. The Arctic structure is the most futuristic place the artist chronicled for “Archiving Eden,” on display at the National Academy of Sciences...

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News: IN MEMORY OF JIM MARTIN (1953 - 2019), June 15, 2019

IN MEMORY OF JIM MARTIN (1953 - 2019)

June 15, 2019

James Thomas Martin died June 15, 2019, after battling early-onset Alzheimer’s disease for several years. He is preceded in death by his parents, William Robert and Mary Bell Martin, his brother Robert Martin, and his in-laws Richard and Kay Rush. He is survived by his wife, Holly Johnson, his daughter, Katie, his sister, Kathy Martin and her husband Eddie Bagwell, his father-in-law and football buddy, Reed Johnson, sisters-in-law Laura Smith and Jill Johnson, nephews Tiger, Aaron and Alex, nieces Rebecca and Adrienne, and many cousins and extended family...

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News: PRESS RELEASE: Summertime Blues opens June 22, June 14, 2019 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE: Summertime Blues opens June 22

June 14, 2019 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Holly Johnson Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of SUMMERTIME BLUES, a group exhibition of collages, drawings, paintings, photography, sculpture, and prints. An opening reception will be held Saturday, June 22nd, from 5 - 8 p.m. The exhibition will continue through Saturday, September 28.

 

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CATALOGUE RELEASE: Raphaëlle Goethals at Holly Johnson Gallery

May 14, 2019 - Holly Johnson Gallery

36 page fully illustrated catalogue published on the occasion of the exhibition, "Raphaëlle Goethals: Thinking of a Place" at Holly Johnson Gallery in Dallas from March 30 - May 25, 2019...

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News: Dornith Doherty's VAULT: EXCHANGE opens at the Ontario Science Centre, April 20, 2019 - Ontario Science Centre

Dornith Doherty's VAULT: EXCHANGE opens at the Ontario Science Centre

April 20, 2019 - Ontario Science Centre

Dornith Doherty’s Vault: Exchange presents 5,000 x-ray images of seeds - the total number needed to preserve a species. Housed within a transparent vault-like structure installed in the Great Hall of the Ontario Science Centre, Vault Exchange promps active participation during three seed exchange events, where visitors are invited to help build a living seed bank onsite....

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News: PRESS RELEASE: Antonio Murado - Velvet Room to open in May, April 16, 2019 - Holly Johnson Gallery

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....

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News: PRESS RELEASE: Antonio Murado, artist in residence at Casa Wabi Summer 2019, March 26, 2019 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE: Antonio Murado, artist in residence at Casa Wabi Summer 2019

March 26, 2019 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Antonio Murado will be artist in residence this summer at Fundación Casa Wabi, a non-profit, civil organization that aims to promote collaboration and social commitment through art. The invitation only program invites residents to develop their work through the interaction with other disciplines and with the members of the local communities within the natural environment of the Pacific coast.

Created in 2014 by Mexican artist Bosco Sodi, the foundation adopts its name from the concept "Wabi-Sabi," which represents a vision of the world focused on the acceptance of the ephemeral and the imperfect. Based on this philosophy, Casa Wabi, located on the Oaxacan coast, was designed by the renowned architect Tadao Ando (Pritzker 1995), looking to generate a space conducive to interaction; where our residents and the communities of the region come together....

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News: PRESS RELEASE: Anna Bogatin Ott Recent Museum Acquisitions, March 21, 2019 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE: Anna Bogatin Ott Recent Museum Acquisitions

March 21, 2019 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Anna Bogatin Ott’s painting, “Everglades”, 2013, was recently acquired by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), Philadelphia, PA. 

In addition - Anna Bogatin Ott’s work, “Aurora”, was acquired by the Georgia Museum of Art in 2015 and will be included in the upcoming exhibition, “Color, Form and Light: Objects from the Permanent Collection” which opens to the public on June 22, 2019 and continues through October 13, 2019. 

Lastly, Anna Bogatin Ott’s painting, “Juliet”, 2017, Acrylic on canvas, 36 x 36 inches was recently acquired by the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, Colorado State University, in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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News: PRESS RELEASE: Raphaëlle Goethals - Thinking of a Place opens March 30, March 19, 2019 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE: Raphaëlle Goethals - Thinking of a Place opens March 30

March 19, 2019 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Holly Johnson Gallery in Dallas is pleased to announce the opening of Thinking of a Place, a solo exhibition of new works by Raphaëlle Goethals. A reception for the artist is to be held on Saturday March 30th. from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. This will be Ms. Goethals' second exhibition with the Holly Johnson Gallery, it will continue through May 25th...

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Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden featured in Smithsonian.com

February 19, 2019 - Lila Thulin

Dornith Doherty’s Mesmerizing Photos Capture the Contradictions of Seed Banking. “Archiving Eden,” now at the National Academy of Sciences, shows how guarding against an ecological catastrophe is both optimistic and pessimistic.

Dornith Doherty’s photographs of seedlings and the facilities where they’re conserved are full of plant life, and yet they were inspired by a seemingly inhospitable place: a below-zero, highly secure vault in a remote Norwegian archipelago...

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