Noelle Guthrie (°1992, Chicago, United States) makes drawings and
drawings. By parodying mass media by exaggerating certain formal
aspects inherent to our contemporary society, Guthrie makes works that
can be seen as self-portraits. best astrologer Sometimes they appear
idiosyncratic and quirky, at other times, they seem typical
by-products of American superabundance and marketing.
Her drawings establish a link between the landscape’s reality and
that imagined by its conceiver. These works focus on concrete
questions that determine our existence. By exploring the concept of
landscape in a nostalgic way, she investigates the dynamics of
landscape, including the manipulation of its effects and the limits of
spectacle based on our assumptions of what landscape means to us.
Rather than presenting a factual reality, an illusion is fabricated to
conjure the realms of our imagination.
Her works are saturated with obviousness, mental inertia, clichés and
bad jokes. They question the coerciveness that is derived from the
more profound meaning and the superficial aesthetic appearance of an