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Anna E. Guillory

TCU, BFA 2017

Nothing Is As It Seems

oil on panel, 2015, 18"w x 24"h x 2"d

I am interested in exploring the benefits of understanding life’s contextual roots. Remembering the roots of something brings clarity to the present and answers to convoluted events and thinking. I chose the rhino as a symbol of the fractured human tolerance of today. When provoked, a rhino is an aggressive animal, but more often than not, it is a docile and steady creature. Humans, when provoked, can become aggressive, driven to conflict and war, but a basic need still stands just the same across the world—to be understood. This painting is a reflection of that need.

Anna E. Guillory
 - Nothing Is As It Seems

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