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Allison Schulnik

Sunflowers , 2008

Oil on canvas
20 × 16 in
50.8 × 40.6 cm
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Location
Los Angeles, Orange
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Mark Moore Fine Art
Los Angeles, Orange

Allison Schulnik uses painting, ceramics, and hand-made, traditional animation to choreograph her …

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Hand-signed by artist, Initialed and Dated Version
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Allison Schulnik
American, b. 1978
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The recurring figures in the work of Allison Schulnik commonly include a cast of “hobo clowns, misshapen animals or alien beasts,” as she describes. The multi-disciplinary artist, who has a background in animation, music, and dance, explains: “My fixation on these characters is not intended to exploit deficiencies, but to find valor in adversity.” These individuals have various manifestations, including animated films and painted works, and once as 100 hand-sculpted and sewn puppets. Her subjects occupy dark and morose settings of fecund landscapes or ambiguously ominous backgrounds. Her renderings are sometimes explicit and graphic, though more often critics describe her work as comic and sad all at once.

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Allison Schulnik uses painting, ceramics, and hand-made, traditional animation to choreograph her subjects in compositions that embody a spirit of the macabre, a Shakespearean comedy/tragedy of love, death, and farce. Her works were compared to "the comic-grotesque visionary James Ensor" by The New York …

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Hand-signed by artist, Initialed and Dated Version
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Allison Schulnik
American, b. 1978
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The recurring figures in the work of Allison Schulnik commonly include a cast of “hobo clowns, misshapen animals or alien beasts,” as she describes. The multi-disciplinary artist, who has a background in animation, music, and dance, explains: “My fixation on these characters is not intended to exploit deficiencies, but to find valor in adversity.” These individuals have various manifestations, including animated films and painted works, and once as 100 hand-sculpted and sewn puppets. Her subjects occupy dark and morose settings of fecund landscapes or ambiguously ominous backgrounds. Her renderings are sometimes explicit and graphic, though more often critics describe her work as comic and sad all at once.

Allison Schulnik

Sunflowers , 2008

Oil on canvas
20 × 16 in
50.8 × 40.6 cm
.
Sold
Location
Los Angeles, Orange
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