I think I started a whole new genre of art just now. I describe it as follows:
"Pop Art is traditionally art that pays homage to commercial art as in ads. My Twisted Pop Art is full of color, with an unrecognizable source. Twisted Pop Art has morphed into a piece of art that is trickery, folly and subversion.
From the outer reaches of imagination, the work is titled and offered to you. Enjoy."
The one piece I have in the gallery right now did not start out as a lava flow, but ended up kind of being one. I intend on doing similar pieces and was wondering if you think the genre name reflects what I've created or is there already a genre for this type of art and I'll just make myself look bad by calling the gallery (and supposed genre) 'Twisted Pop Art'?
AMJ, I'm not sure that you *can* separate it from your abstracts -- or why you'd want to.
I think viewers will see this work as abstract, period. Many of the works in my abstract galleries began as original photographs, photos of mixed media, etc. But, when I change them beyond recognizable form, I refer to them as abstracts -- not photo-manipulations.
What I don't want is potential buyers looking at them and being confused (more than the average abstract-viewing-confusion). :-)
I like your abstracts but don't get the "twisted" part. Also don't get Cassie's Luggage series - four shots so similar, #1 and #4 almost identical except for very slight variation in angle of face and right hand - could have been a neat concept but too much redundancy.
for some reason this is my favorite thing in your portfolio.
although somewhat surprised you chose studebaker for the title rather than the other sign - given the arid aspect of the scene ... makes me thirsty just to look at it.
Hmm, cool image! I don't think "pop" so much, either. Certainly abstract. But this image feels organic.....maybe a mesh of the two?.....organic abstraction!
Or...kinectic abstract! Oh, probably doesn't help you, but I tried! :)
The image in question went back into abstracts. I'll change the gallery image when I upload a new image into the gallery. The "a homage to Andy Warhol with an added element of surreal" is the general idea I think but not the catchy gallery title.