This Weekend’s Art Openings of Note.

Let’s face it, times are tough. What better way to cope than by looking at artwork and flossin’ with that V.I. feel you get when drinks are on the house. For more info about the galleries and the exhibitions visit their respective websites.

I will say something about this first opening.
Richard Patterson is a British artist who happens to be based in Dallas. He is an amazing painter who rose to prominence within a group of artists known as the YBA’s (Young British Artists). Some of the other well known YBA’s include Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Sarah Lucus, Gary Hume, the late Angus Fairhurst and Fiona Rae. I am not going to give you an art history lesson, but these artists are a big deal (just ask the internet), and one of them is among us, so don’t sleep on this one.

The Goss-Michael Foundation: Richard Patterson
Exhibition runs from February 21-April 30, 2009
2500 Cedar Springs Rd
214.696.0555 //
Image: Richard Patterson in his Dallas Studio

Conduit Gallery: Robert Jessup, Johnny Robertson and Denise Duong
Opening Reception Sat. Feb. 21 (5:30-8:30PM)
1626-C Hi Line Dr, Dallas, TX
214.939.0064 //
Image: Robert Jessup

Marty Walker Gallery: There’s Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You: Archie Scott Gobber, Alexandra Grant, Mark Flood, Thomas Feulmer, Mickey Smith and Wayne White
Opening Reception Sat. Feb. 21 (6-8PM)
2135 Farrington St, Dallas, TX 75207
214.749.0066 //
image: Wayne White

Craighead-Green Gallery: Ron Pokrasso, Gary Schafter and Mark Smith
Opening Reception Sat. Feb. 21 (5-8PM)
1011 Dragon St, Dallas, Texas 75207
214.855.0779 //
image: Ron Pokrasso

Mighty Fine Arts: Luke Sides and Brad Ford Smith
Opening Reception Sat. Feb. 21 (6-9PM)
419 N.Tyler between 8th and Davis St, Dallas, TX
214.942.5241 //
image: Luke Sides

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