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September 2017 - Dallas

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OBSESSIONS. DECORATION. SALIENT FACTS. 32 T ucked between Theory and Alexander McQueen, Veronica Beard's new store in Highland Park Village is the first outside NYC for sisters-in-law Veronica Swanson Beard and Veronica Miele Beard, who founded the Veronica Beard label in 2010 with the launch of the Dickey Jacket, a mainstay of the collection to this day. The store stocks the full ready-to-wear collection, denim, shoes, Malini Murjani clutches, Corroon totes, and Vintner's Daughter serums. Designer Carolina de Neufville transformed the boutique into a charming vintage haven, with a sleek Mastercraft sofa covered in floral chintz, and a Ming- inspired malachite étagère of accessories. Veronica Beard, 44 Highland Park Village, Linden Wilson THE VERONICAS TAKE THE VILLAGE COURTESY THE ARTIST AND HOLLY JOHNSON GALLERY Texas Rules: Two Design District dealers are rolling out impressive solos for mid-career talents. Holly Johnson Gallery highlights the utopian paintings of Texas State professor Tommy Fitzpatrick, as well as his sculptural models. The exhibition, titled "Crystal Cities" after an unrealized Frank Lloyd Wright housing development outside D.C., speaks to the future of painting and architecture (September 9 – November 4) … At Liliana Bloch Gallery, an exhibition by Letitia Huckaby is always anticipated. This fall's show, "40 Acres ... Gumbo Ya-Ya," examines the broken promises of the Civil War/Reconstruction era and looks at forgotten rural areas in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. The artist logged road trips and took images to forge photography onto fabric. The resulting works, encased in antique embroidery hoops, are part documentation, part poetry, and also a shout-out for change (September 9 – October 7). Color Explosion: Bivins ART NOTES Gallery's fall opener is devoted to senior master Richard Hickam, whose career in gestural abstraction has been that of a respected iconoclast. "Expressions of Color" features the Ohio-based artist's canvases spanning the 1970s through today, which boldly do combat with pigment in a practice that also bears Pop components. (September 16 – October 21). In more Bivins news, European street-artist phenomenon Mr. Brainwash has joined their roster. Stay tuned for news of his Dallas PA. Catherine D. Anspon Tommy Fitzpatrick's Portico, 2017, at Holly Johnson Gallery From a sequin jacket by Halston to a Michaele Vollbracht gown with winged sleeves, the 75 garments on display at the Galleria Dallas exhibition "Night Fever: Fashions from Funk to Disco" (September 20 – November 1) scream the '70s, the decade of the women's and gay liberation movements, Studio 54, and Cher. Curated by vintage expert Ken Weber of Vintage Martini, the exhibit also features Bill Blass, Oscar de la Renta, Hanae Mori, and Yves Saint Laurent, with many garments on loan from the Texas Fashion Collection at the UNT College of Visual Arts and Design. Lisa Collins Shaddock STUDIO 54 REDUX Halston courtesy of the Texas Fashion Collection, UNT Platform courtesy of A Current Affair Veronica Swanson Beard, Veronica Miele Beard

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