Nature-Inspired Artworks Tap Into the Dark Side of the Psyche

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Nature-Inspired Artworks Tap Into the Dark Side of the Psyche
Installation view, Rebecca Brewer: Natural Horror, January 25–April 19, 2020, Frye Art Museum (photo by Jueqian Fang, all images courtesy the Frye Art Museum) SEATTLE — A vertical silk textile hangs from the ceiling of a gallery in the Frye Art Museum, felted with bright wool shapes that seem to snake toward the gallery floor. […]
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Banal Moments Contorted into Surreal Stoneware Sculptures by Genesis Belanger

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Banal Moments Contorted into Surreal Stoneware Sculptures by Genesis Belanger
Genesis Belanger twists and stretches familiar objects into surreal scenarios with her stoneware, porcelain, and concrete sculptures. The Brooklyn-based artist frequently depicts detached limbs, misplaced teeth, and unusually located food in her work. One sculpture shows a mustard-topped hot dog disappearing into a handbag with a mouth-like zipper; another series dispenses rocks from dysfunctional quarter […]
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SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Prints by Alice X. Zhang On Sale Info!

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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 […]
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Miniature Architectural Interiors and Collections of Tiny Symbolic Objects Carved into White Stone

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Miniature Architectural Interiors and Collections of Tiny Symbolic Objects Carved into White Stone
Elevation VI Rooke Chapel Copenhagen-based artist Matthew Simmonds (previously) carves miniature architectural interiors, angular shapes, and tiny windows filled with symbolic objects, trinkets, and animals. His ghostly white sculptural forms are cut from and presented within raw stone, which allows for a striking contrast between his designs and the medium’s natural surface.  Although Simmonds mainly […]
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Biochemistry Professor Transforms His Research into Bronze Recreations of Ancient Trilobites and Modern Insects

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Biochemistry Professor Transforms His Research into Bronze Recreations of Ancient Trilobites and Modern Insects
D. Allan Drummond (previously) is an associate professor of biochemistry, molecular biology, and human genetics at the University of Chicago. A few years ago Drummond began turning his extensive research of fossils and prehistoric sea creatures into detailed computer renderings which he then 3D prints and casts in bronze. Although many of his sculptures are inspired by […]
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98-Foot-Long Sculpture Dubbed the Orbital Reflector Launches into Space

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98-Foot-Long Sculpture Dubbed the Orbital Reflector Launches into Space
​ https://i.redd.it/2fnislmipd321.jpg Artist Trevor Paglen in partnership with the Nevada Museum of Art has created the Orbital Reflector, a 98-foot-long sculpture made of a lightweight material similar to Mylar. However, you won’t be able to see it at the museum— instead, you’ll have to stare 575 kilometres into space. The artwork was launched on December […]
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