Andrea Scrima’s drawing series Loopy Loonies explores the violence imbedded in the comic and cartoon imagery endemic to American visual culture.
In the context of the present-day political disaster in the US, Scrima’s formal language—which includes splats, speech bubbles, and animated letters of the alphabet—inquires into the ways in which a culture weaned on entertainment, superheroes, and happy ends loses its ability to distinguish between fact and fiction. 

35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper

35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper

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35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
 
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
 
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
 
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper
 
35 X 35 cm, graphite on cotton rag paper

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