It's Not Funny

exploring a theme through juxtaposition

charcoal & colored pencil on paper
24 x 18 in
2018
sold

This drawing attempts to explore the theme of depression and darkness through juxtaposition. The subject matter portrays a distressed figure in a dark state of mind, yet the figure is depicted simply with an emoji crying face and teardrops. Though this seems to take away from the severity of the matter, in a world where emojis are so frequently utilized, this is sometimes how emotions and human conditions are portrayed, and we cannot see the black and white reality behind the vibrant icons. 

Aveen Toma

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