Richard Patterson (born 1963 in Leatherhead, Surrey) is an English artist and one of the Young British Artists (YBAs). He is currently based in Dallas, Texas. Patterson's work is primarily painterly, but occasionally morphs into three-dimensional works as well.
2004She's Come Undone, Artemis Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York City and Pixel, Stellan Holm Gallery, New York City
2003Painting Pictures, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany (exhibition catalogue) and Inaurgral Group Show, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England
2002The Rowan Collection: Contemporary British & Irish Art, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (exhibition catalogue) and Arte Contemoporanio Internacional, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico
2001Camera Works: The Photographic Impulse in Contemporary Art, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City. My Reality—Contemporary Art and the Culture of Japanese Animation, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa. Exhibition travelled to: The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York; The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio (2002); Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois; Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio (2003); Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida; The Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama, USA (2004). Casino 2001, curated by Jeanne Greenberg-Rohaytn, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent, Belgium
1999Negotiating Small Truths, Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas, USA. Mode of Art, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany (exhibition catalogue, essay by Raimund Stecker)
1998Head First: Portraits from the Arts Council Collection, The City Gallery, Leicester; City Art Gallery, Southampton; Abbot Hall Gallery, Kendal; Hatton Gallery, Newcastle; Victoria Art Gallery, Bath; Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield; Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, England (exhibition catalogue, essay by Richard Shone). Abstract Painting, Once Removed, Contemporary Art Gallery, Houston, Texas, USA (exhibition catalogue, essays by David Pagel, Raphael Rubinstein and Peter Schjeldahl)
1997False Impressions, The British School at Rome, Rome, Italy (exhibition catalogue, text by Alison Jaques). Package Holiday: New British Art in the Ophiuchius Collection, The Hydra Workshop, Hydra, Greece. Pictura Britannica: Art from Britain, MoCA, Sydney, Australia touring to Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia, and City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand (exhibition catalogue, text by Bernice Murphy and Andrew Wilson). Sensation: Young British Artists from The Saatchi Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany; Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City (exhibition catalogue). About Vision: New British Paintings in the 1990s, MoMA, Oxford; Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland (1997); Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, England (1997–98) (exhibition catalogue)
1996ACE!: Arts Council Collection of New Purchases, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle; Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston; Oldham Art Gallery, Oldham; Hayward Gallery, London; Walsall Museum and Art Gallery, Walsall; Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield; Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham; Arnolfini, Bristol, England. Answered Prayers, Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany. Portrait of the Artist, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, England. Sammlung Volkmann Zeigt: Faustrecht Der Freiheit, Kunstsammlung Gera and Neues Museum Weserburg, Berlin, Germany.
1988Freeze, Surrey Docks, London, England (exhibition catalogue, text by Ian Jeffrey)
2013 Kamps, Toby and Jeremy Strick, Richard Patterson, Ridinghouse in association with Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK
2003 de Cruz, Gemma, British Artists' Studios, Paris: Assouline Press. van Tuyl et al., Gijs, Painting Pictures, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
2002The Rowan Collection: Contemporary British and Irish Art, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
2001 Fleming et al., Jeff, My Reality – Contemporary Art and the Culture of Japanese Animation, Des Moines Art Center, Iowa, USA
1999Richard Patterson: New Paintings, James Cohan Gallery, New York City. Stecker, Raimund, Mode of Art, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
1998 Shone, Richard, Head First: Portraits from the Arts Council Collection, Arts Council. Collection, London, England. Pagel et al., David, Abstract Painting, Once Removed, Contemporary Art Gallery, Houston, Texas, USA
1997Paintings by Richard Patterson, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, England. Jacques, Alison, False Impressions, The British School at Rome, Rome, Italy. Rosenthal, Norman, Sensation: Young British Artists from The Saatchi Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England. About Vision: New British Paintings in the 1990s, MoMA, Oxford, England
1988 Jeffrey, Ian, Platonic Tropics, Introductory text to Freeze exhibition, catalogue, UK.
2002 Hunt, David, 'Richard Patterson', Tema Celeste, May / June, p. 93
2000 Jeffe Jeffet, William, 'Richared Patterson: Concentrations 35 @ Dallas Museum of Art', NY. Arts, June, p. 47. Lee, Jody, 'Concentrations 35: Richard Patterson at The Dallas Museum of Art", Artlies, Spring, No. 26, p. 65. McCabe, Bret, 'Lens Crafter', The Met, Vol.7, Issue 12, 22–29 March, p. 30. Arning, Bill, 'Richard Patterson at James Cohan', Art in America, February, p. 129. Nakamura, Marie-Pierre, 'New York: Corps à corps', Art Actuel, January - February, p. 25 - 28. Pollack, Barbara, 'Richard Patterson', ARTnews, January, p. 164
1999 Ebony, David, 'Richard Patterson at James Cohan', Artnet.com Magazine, 24 November. Henry, Max, 'Gotham Dispatch', Artnet.com Magazine, 23 November. Johnson, Ken, 'Richard Patterson', The New York Times, 19 November, p. 42. Newhall, Edith, 'Toy Story', New York Magazine, 8 November, p. 106. Collings, Matthew, 'Rabble Rousing', Vogue, October, pp. 219 – 226.
1997 del Re, Gianmarco, 'Richard Patterson', Flash Art, November/December. Shone, Richard, 'Top ten x 12', Artforum, December, p. 102. Maloney, Martin, 'Richard Patterson’s Young Minotaur', Frank, November. Coomer, Martin, 'Richard Patterson', Time Out, 24 September – 1 October. Herbert, Martin, 'Richard Patterson', Time Out Sensation Supplement, 10 – 17 September. Lambeth, Andrew, 'Fashion Parade', The Spectator, 4 January, pp. 40 – 41.
1996 Hilton, Tim, 'The Eyes of the Beholder', The Independent on Sunday Review, pp. 22 – 23. Cork, Richard, 'Paint your bandwagon', The Times, 31 December. Hilton, Tim, 'The best painting in Britain?', Independent on Sunday, 17 November, p. 30. Linton, Norbert, 'Open Plan', The Royal Academy Magazine, Autumn, pp. 60 – 63. Shone, Richard, 'London & Edinburgh contemporary exhibitions', Burlington Magazine, August
1995 Maloney, Martin, 'London’s Wannabe Art Scene', Flash Art, October, pp. 60 – 61. Wilson, Andrew: 'Gerhard Richter, Richard Patterson', Art Monthly, July.
1988 Bulloch, Angela: 'Freeze' Art and Design Magazine, Vol. V, No. 3/4, pp. 52 – 3. Craddock, Sacha, 'The Fast Dockland Track to Simplicity', The Guardian, 13 September.