Surrealism, On The Rocks

Location Info


The Belmont Hotel

901 Fort Worth Ave.
Dallas, TX 75208

Category: Bars and Clubs

Region: Oak Cliff & South Dallas

Mark S. Nelson isn’t a new name around Dallas. He’s been showing his work in our city’s stronghold galleries — Kettle, The Public Trust and Plush — since the early 2000s, giving those walls a hearty dose of cheerful color, layered above peculiarly deviant subject matter. Now, he’s got his own show and you can enjoy it, a decadent cocktail and the God-like views of Bar Belmont (901 Fort Worth Ave.) simultaneously. His paintings are quirkily surreal, and bend concepts of time and human relationships together, creating a mystical, visual rabbit hole. Fall down it through December 11. It’s free to view, but you’ll look less creepy if you buy a drink at the bar. Visit
Nov. 19-Dec. 9, 2012
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