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Peter Doig

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Allison Schulnik: Home for Hobo at Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, California

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Allison Schulnik’s paintings like to explore the underbelly of urban life in her latest show entitled “Home for Hobo,” of new paintings sculpture and video at Mark Moore Gallery in Santa Monica, California. Through a character called the Hobo, her works asks the viewer to offer both sympathy and yes, understanding for those that are rejected and marginalized. Hobo is an alter ego to the artist. The artist visually portrays Hobo with a huge mane of hair and all but unrecognizable with big eyes and a hand ready to waive at the viewer. The artist states that “Home for Hobo finds our protagonist in the vulnerable state of longing. Allowing his mind to clumsily, dangerously meander through an unattainable existence. However, for the deprived and the depraved, even the most glowing of fantasies are still dotted with crusting scabs. Some say the hobo knows us better than we know ourselves. Sometimes it is this very sense that betrays and haunts him”.

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