Tim Noble & Sue Webster

TIM NOBLE & SUE WEBSTER

OUR BEAUTIFUL RUBBISH HEAP



Tim Noble & Sue Webster create unorthodox and visually seductive comments on today's consumerist and narcissist society.

Falling Apart, 2001


TIM NOBLE & SUE WEBSTER Falling Apart, 2001

Description
A formless nugget of junk has been joined, seemingly haphazard, and placed on a pedestal.  However a light source reveals the meticulous construction: a sharply delineated silhouette of two people's profiles is cast on the wall. The profiles are self-portraits of the artists.

 

About the work
Noble & Webster's art embodies, as Noble himself says "your worst nightmare as to what art can be" - their sculptures are vulgar, aggressive and seemingly more pop than the Grammys yet also contrasting and ambiguous.
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Tim Noble & Sue Websters' art in general
As do many artists of their generation, Noble & Webster have a keen interest in the everyday around them. This everyday and its significance to one’s identity form the basis of their art.
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Tim Noble & Sue Webster

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Biography

Tim Noble and Sue Webster both studied at Foundation College, Cheltenham Art College (1985 – 1986), Nottingham Polytechnic (1986 – 1989) and Royal College of Art in London (1992 – 1994).....

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