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Reference

c9a7de71

Year

2020

Medium

Paintings

Size

46 x 36 cm
18.11 x 14 in

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Oil on canvas


About the Artist

1969 , Germany

Allois work deals with dislocation and estrangement, at times employing decidedly cute characters in innocently grotesque or strange situations. Allois’ paintings portray characters that visually embody states of mind, from the mischievous to the manic.

The occult and metaphysical themes recurring in the work call to mind the universally recognizable issue of the unknown origins of the soul, and the pre-linguistic mind. Disproportionate, malformed creatures inhabit barren landscapes, where our attention is refocused on the interrelations between characters. The figures seem alien or fantastical, but at the same time they are highly relate-able.  The figures evoke raw emotions in the audience by being vague to the visual senses but obvious to the spirit.


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California, Santa Monica

bG gallery specializes in accomplished artists who have crossed traditionally contentious art ideologies including expressive-conceptual, insider-outsider, high-low and figurative-abstract. The post modern era raised questions about the importance of originality and genre. The gallery believes that ‘anything goes’ answer to these questions has led to s...

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