A show surveying both new and old works by artist Richard Patterson has just opened at Timothy Taylor Gallery, marking the third major exhibition that the artist has had at the London gallery space to date. The Dallas-based Brit needs no introduction. He wears the mantle of Young British Artist by virtue of his early career: after graduating from Goldsmiths College in 1986, he exhibited at the mythical ‘Freeze’ exhibition organised by Damien Hirst and thereafter appeared at ‘Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection’ at the Royal Academy of Arts.
But his arresting installations and sculptural paintings – with influences as varied as Leonardo da Vinci, Giovanni Bellini and Willem de Kooning – put him in an indefinable genre. In 2002 Patterson moved to New York and then on to Dallas,
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