Issue 81 2006
In March Chris Dobrowolski showed at Studio 1.1. His junk shop mechanical theatre tableaux seemed light hearted enough at first, but there is always a disturbing under-current of slightly manic intent. Toys, record players and train sets bring to life a strange half-world of deranged artists peddling their works at an art market disguised as a car boot sale. The work literally screams at the viewer 'Buy Me!' So much art these days does do this that it is quite refreshing to have it all out in the open.