"I photograph sadness because it is convenient.
Sadness is always close at hand."
(Dominic Rouse, 2005)
'Angeline' is an image inspired by the John Martyn song of the same name and described by the artist as a "..... lament for lost innocence". It comprises numerous elements montaged into a seamless composition to produce a slightly disturbing image on the theme of childhood.
The thoughts that went into the composition of this image and the story of its creation are told by the artist in a short video at - www.youtube.com/watch?v=2C7pqgCjphE
The edition is limited to 250 prints each supplied with a Certificate of Print Authenticity. Prints are signed on the back in black ink with a numbered gallery stamp. The title and copyright details are printed under the image.
This print ships rolled in a large 'crush-proof' PVC tube.
Worldwide shipping using registered airmail with tracking.
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"The tonality of a Dominic Rouse print is quite exquisite. The shadow through highlight detailing and the velvet-like quality of the surface are all masterfully executed. His prints have a tactile quality which adds another dimension to his imagery. We can feel the silk of 'Angeline's' ribbons, the smoothness of the pearls sewn into her dress, and the impending danger and grime of her environs." (Susan Seiller - Louisville USA)
A disturbed childhood, sorrow, one sightless child (female), one vulture (hungry), one snake (preferably poisonous), a broken bottle, a disused hotel (Cambodian), imagination, inspiration, sombre light, impeccable craftmsmanship, blood, sweat & tears.