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Marquis Duriel Lewis aka RETNA exhibits Dovetail Mortises and Peluca Grande

A significant thunderstorm almost eclipsed the opening night for the exhibition of Dovetail Mortises & Peluca Grande by Marquis Duriel Lewis last week, preventing the L.A.-based graffiti artist known as RETNA from arriving at his opening presented at The Goss-Michael Foundation. However, attending RETNA devotees still basked in his latest creativity.

Marquis Duriel Lewis, RETNA, shot by Joshua White

Marquis Duriel Lewis, aka RETNA. Photo by Joshua White.

That night, ardent street-graffiti fans, intrigued art patrons and RETNA’s sweet Mum, who had come to Dallas to enjoy her son’s celebration—waited for his imminent yet delayed arrival. Sadly, the private jet was rerouted north of Dallas to avoid the storms; however, the crowd continued to revel amidst the revered artwork, soaking in the vibrant abstract storytelling of RETNA’s Brimstones.

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A Night of Stars Honored at the Historic Hall of State

A red carpet stretched towards the Art Deco façade of Texas’ historic Hall of State at Fair Park for the star-studded arrival of Fashion Group International of Dallas’ annual Night of Stars honorees and guests.

Britt Harless, Ken Weber and Heidi Dillon at Hall of State

Britt Harless, Ken Weber and Heidi Dillon

Every year this event sparkles with talent and the 2017 rendition early November at the Hall of State continued to dazzle. Thanks to FGI Dallas board members and co-chairs Heidi Dillon and Britt Harless, with the ever-dapper honorary chair Chuck Steelman, and FGI Dallas regional director Ken Weber.

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