(Above-right: Artwork by Andy Fairhurst)
Opening this Friday, August 8th @ Bottleneck Gallery in Brooklyn, New York, is group exhibition "8 Bit & Beyond 2", curated by Chogrin - where over 70 artists from around the world were invited to take on and pay tribute to video games ranging from NES to Sega to Playstation to Xbox.
The opening reception will take place from 7pm-9pm eastern, and admission and drinks are free. Also take note that there will a Bottleneck subscriber preview, on Thursday, August 7th, from 8pm-9pm eastern. All remaining work will go on sale Saturday, August 9th, at 12pm eastern. www.bottleneckgallery.com.
Here are some select artwork previews to gawk at, and relive your childhood memories … in your own collective mind(s) if you don't intend to purchase any prints LOL
Above-left: Mark Nagata
Above-right: Mark Chilcott
Below-left: Marco D'Alfonso
Below-right: Marie Bergeron
Above-left: Carlos Angeli
Above-right: Cuyler Smith
Below-left: Chris Koehler
Below-right: Nagy Norbert
Bottom: Nacho Diaz
"Right after the opening reception on Friday, we will be hosting our first Tapehead screening at Videology bar on 308 Bedford Ave in Brooklyn for the Fred Savage film, "The Wizard". The screening is free however seating is limited on a first come basis.
We will be selling not only the Kyle Crawford event poster above but we will also be taking reserves at the gallery for the Electric Fang, "Lucas Barton" figure if interested. Any left over will go on sale Saturday.
The 18 x 24 screen print (edition of 50) will cost $40 and the figure $60 (edition of 20). As you can tell, "The Wizard" is a film that means a lot to us :-)." -shared The Bottleneck Team.