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Artist auctions out of the photo of dad’s underwear for $1,300

“My Daddy’s Pants” artwork by Dominic Allan.
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Eccentric artist Dominic Allan – who goes by the name Dominic from Luton, photographed his father’s underwear to dry on a radiator for a work that he has with the title ” My Papa’s Pants.”

The amazing artwork that is printed on a sheet of aluminum has even been displayed in the prestigious Saatchi Gallery in London.

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And recently went under the hammer in an on-line auction with a minimum price of $1,300 (£1,000).

Dominic Allan, from Luton, Bedfordshire, in England, who trained at the Chelsea College of Arts, says that he “strives to find the beauty in the everyday” of his residence.

He said: “My Father was shocked that a picture of his pants was blown up massively and appear in public.

“It was an encounter with the silence!

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“I was wandering around the house with a digital camera and I was just snapping what I saw.

“I was just taking photos of what was, for me, and that’s what’s happened with my home and my family.”

Dominic Allan – who goes by the name Dominic from Luton, photographed his father’s underwear to dry on a radiator for the work.
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Dominic snapped the photo of his dad’s pants in 2013 and was quickly acquired by the Saatchi Gallery, which has continued to support the artist by means of his career.

The artist also focuses on his hometown of Luton and explores the city’s “identity crisis.”

The city was declared the number 1 in a national poll of the worst cities in Britain in 2016.

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Dominic added, “I have the name Lutopia – it came to me one day. Luton airport has an identity crisis now. The don’t know what it is.

“Lutopia was just a tongue-in-cheek name for a mystical bygone era.”

The work measures 31 cm by 48 cm.

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