This is STRIP ART, a new form of Photographic Art, which connotes a visual pun and yet at the same time stands to depict an ART. STRIP ART De-hegemonizes De-institutionalizes the so called ART of the Establishment. STRIP ART has been inspired by pop-art and DADA, but defies both to a new democratic subjective transcendence.
Imagephoria comes from the words: image and euphoria. It’s an art of reflective photography where an original image is transposed to become something other than it as reality.
Here the light becomes a jersey and the curtains resemble shorts.
This facial sculpture of the American President was brought to Indian shores by my uncle who by curious coincidence was called Abraham Lincoln. Honest Abe is a phrase that is none too decadent. This sculpture lives, eats, walks and breathes with me. I am not idealistic or honest or conscientious like Abe but still I adore him as one of the founding fathers of America. True, America is a great nation with an amalgamation of thoughts and cultures, truly global yet flavored with an aura that is distinctly ethnic.