Saturday, June 13, 2015
Information about Idiom
Has a sensibility marked by decorative impulses inherent of the Madras Movement, which he transcends through aggressive experimentation. Fluidly moving between different mediums, he indexes his approach as post-modern, melding mass, popular and visual culture. From his earlier series Dragonflies, to forms and Space to the Fine Prints, Jacob has emerged with abstraction as a visual language. The forms, imagery texture, imprints of body parts and delicate traceries of his brush strokes in the works evoke the sights and sounds of the mileu he lives in, be it graffiti, advertising hoardings, imagery emanating from electronic media or music.