19 x 14 inches
© Roslyn Rose
Haunting is a montage of an early portrait of a Russian composer; an empty American house, decorated for Halloween; and parts of a room in an English home.
I produce montages using old photographs that I have bought or borrowed. Blending early Twentieth Century portraits with contemporary images suggests intimate moments in time and place that may have occurred. While a picture of an individual may tell one story, I invent another context for each scenario, revealing possible histories influencing the present. Viewers are invited to blend their own remembrances with the illusions I have presented.
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