Abel Alejandre, Call and Response, University Art Museum CSULB; Photo credit Amanda Fruta Call and Response Evokes Visceral Responses to Art through April 14 University Art Museum at California State University, Long Beach Written by Genie Davis What is a call and response? It is a revival of sorts, it is a conversation that demands […]
Penelope Umbrico. Stargazers: Intersections of Contemporary Art & Astronomy, Orange Coast College, Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion; Images courtesy of the gallery Stargazers: Intersections of Contemporary Art & Astronomy through April 6 Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa By Liz Goldner If looking at the heavens at night and at the […]
Connie Lane, Linear Amplitude, Michael Stearns Studio at the Loft; Image courtesy of the artist Connie Lane: Linear Amplitude closed March 29 Michael Stearns Studio at the Loft, San Pedro Written by Genie Davis Connie Lane’s Linear Amplitude, which showed at Michael Stearns Studio at the Loft in San Pedro, is a haunting and ephemeral […]
The Lineup: This week’s must-see art events If you would like to submit an event (Facebook event link is appreciated) or press release, send to email@example.com with a high res jpeg for publication) Wednesday April 3rd Opening: Unraveling Collective Forms! Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions 6522 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90028 Opening April […]
Nurit Avesar and Susan T. Kurland at Shoebox Projects
Nurit Avesar & Susan T. Kurland, All the Kings Men, Shoebox Projects; Photo credit Kristine Schomaker All the King’s Men closed March 24 Shoebox Projects, Los Angeles Written by Genie Davis The fragility of life on this planet has never been more abundantly apparent. From environmental abuses to those of human rights, our current socio-political […]
Hadi Safari, The Holy Healing Pole, Focus Iran 3, Craft Contemporary; Image courtesy of the artist Focus Iran 3: Contemporary Photography and Video through May 12 Craft Contemporary, Los Angeles Written by Orly Minazad For their third biennial Focus Iran series, Farhang Foundation has teamed up with Craft Contemporary (formerly known as Craft and Folk […]
Studio Visit: Russell Crotty, The Penumbra of Existence
Photo credit Gary Brewer Studio Visit: Russell Crotty, The Penumbra of Existence “Let us create vessels and sails adjusted to the heavenly ether, and there will be plenty of people unafraid of the empty wastes. In the meantime, we shall prepare, for the brave sky-travelers, maps of the celestial bodies – I shall do it […]
The Lineup: This week’s must-see art events If you would like to submit an event (Facebook event link is appreciated) or press release, send to firstname.lastname@example.org with a high res jpeg for publication) Wednesday April 17th I Am Nature – Artist Talk The Loft at Liz’s 453 S La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, […]
Iman Issa, Surrogates, Desert X; Photo Credit: Genie Davis Desert X through April 21st Written by Genie Davis The second iteration of Desert X – which functions as kind of scavenger hunt for the locations of large scale installation art works throughout the Coachella Valley – is wider spread than the 2017 model, and in most […]
Lena Moross, Untitled, Monopole Wine Bar; Image courtesy of the artist Lena Moross at Monopole Wine Bar through May 18 Monopole Wine Bar, Pasadena Written by Eve Wood I love discovering art in unexpected places, especially when the art enhances the overall experience of moving through a living, thriving city space. Lena Moross’ beautiful paintings […]
The Lineup: This week’s must-see art events If you would like to submit an event (Facebook event link is appreciated) or press release, send to email@example.com with a high res jpeg for publication) Thursday April 11th Printed Matter’s La Art Book Fair 2019 The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA 152 North Central Avenue, Los […]
Kyla Hansen and Alison Ragguette at Pasadena City College
Alison Ragguette, Cross Section Ellipse (detail), Combobulation, V Gallery; Photo credit: Lorraine Heitzman Combobulation: The Art of Kyla Hansen and Alison Ragguette V Gallery at Pasadena City College, Pasadena through April 12, 2019 By Lorraine Heitzman Kyla Hansen and Alison Ragguette share more than just the space in their current show at the V Gallery […]
Cathy Akers: A Utopia for Some at Pitzer College Art Galleries
Cathy Akers, A Utopia for Some, Pitzer College Art Galleries; Photo credit: Sydney Walters Cathy Akers: A Utopia for Some: Morningstar and Wheeler’s Ranches Reconsidered through March 28th Pitzer College Art Galleries, Claremont By: Sydney Walters In her exhibit A Utopia for Some: Morningstar and Wheeler’s Ranches Reconsidered, Cathy Akers probes into the psyche of […]
Claudia Comte, Ha Ha Ha, 2014
This Thursday, we’ve got a trifecta or purr-fect releases from Joey Feldman: His Pixies gig poster; an art print; and our first collaboration with the fine folks at Rampant Decks! Joey’s newest gig poster for The Pixies’ Columbus, Ohio shows in March feature a warped and wonderful take on the Cheshire Cat. Joey’s dissected the […]
We’ve been working on an exciting project for months, and today, alongside with Justin Ishmael of ISH, we’re ecstatic to announce our officially licensed screen print of Mike Bryan’s original painting for the sci-fi classic, RoboCop! Paul Verhoeven’s RoboCop is a late 80s genre gem which depicts a future, dystopian Detroit and tells the story of […]
Joey Feldman takes us off-road this Friday with his newest prints for the Mint 400! Joey’s newest piece is an official poster for the Mint 400, an annual off road race that takes place in Las Vegas. For the first time in over forty years, motorcycles were allowed back in the race, and Joey’s busted […]
GRATEFUL DEAD Prints by Joey Feldman On Sale Info!
Our Grateful Dead Artist Series of officially licensed prints keeps on rocking with Joey Feldman this week! Joey’s first print, “Uncle Sam Wants You”, is an ode to one of the Grateful Dead’s team of mascots, the Uncle Sam Skeleton. Joey’s rendition of the Dead icon features the Skeletal Sam in his well-known pose, all […]
REEFER MADNESS by Timothy Pittides / BICYCLE DAY & GHOSTS OF THE FOREST by Jim Pollock On Sale Info!
This Friday, we’re revisiting the Vice that started it all with Timothy Pittides’ new print for Reefer Madness, as well as two new pieces from Jim Pollock! Timothy’s Vices series has been an ongoing project showcasing a blend of vintage, propaganda-esque movies and a variety of devilish vices. Timothy’s newest print for Reefer Madness allowed […]
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial by John Alvin On Sale Info!
We are thrilled to announce the partnership of ISH x Bottleneck Gallery x Vice Press with Andrea Alvin and the John Alvin Estate. John Alvin’s legendary career is unmatched in cinema illustration / design as he created art and theatrical posters for legendary films like GREMLINS, BLADE RUNNER and E.T. and several more that we are […]
AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR by Matt Ferguson On Sale Info!
Matt Ferguson’s Infinity War artwork was originally created for the movie’s release as a series of small lithographs, but we loved the image so much that we worked with Matt, Marvel, and Grey Matter Art in order to create a high quality, officially licensed giclee print, OH SNAP! Matt’s Infinity War print will be available […]
SHADOWS & FLAMES 2: The Lord of the Rings Print Showcase by Cliff Cramp On Sale Info!
This Tuesday, we return to Middle Earth with a beautiful showcase of The Lord of the Rings inspired art from illustrative wizard Cliff Cramp! We’re proud to present an entirely new showcase of art from Cliff, Shadows and Flames 2. Shadows and Flames features 13 pieces of officially licensed The Lord of the Rings artwork, spanning […]
SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Prints by Alice X. Zhang On Sale Info!
Alice X. Zhang swings back to Bottleneck with some out-of-this-universe art for our favorite webslinger–er, webslingers–from last year’s extraordinary animated film, Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse. Alice’s newest prints feature first-time Spider-man, Miles Morales, and fan favorite Spider-Gwen. Alice’s character portraits provide a brilliantly painted palette to an already uniquely animated film, and showcase a confident […]
UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS: JOEY FELDMAN, DAVID WELKER, MATT FERGUSON/FLOREY & GABZ
We’re finally free of Winter and heading towards warmer weather out here on the East Coast, and with better weather comes more gallery shows! We’ve curated a handful of shows for the Spring and Summer that we’re incredibly proud of, and we’re excited to share the dates with everybody! First up, we’ve got Joey Feldman’s […]