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Phantoms (from the series The Forest)

Phantoms (from the series The Forest)

Artist: Ken Rosenthal (American, born 1964)
Date: 2013 (printed 2016)
Medium: pigment print
Dimensions:
Image: 16 × 24 in. (40.6 × 61 cm)
Support: 24 × 32 in. (61 × 81.3 cm)
Mat: 25 × 37 in. (63.5 × 94 cm)
Classification: Photograph
Credit Line: Museum purchase with funds from Edward Osowski in honor of the artist, 2016
Keywords and Associated Locations:
Object number: 2016.28
Description
In his series “The Forest,” Rosenthal uses the landscape of the Selkirk Mountains in northeastern Washington as a metaphor for psychological complexity and darkness. Having visited annually since childhood, the artist has a strong connection with this place. Familiar though it may be, in these pictures he imbues the toppled trees, tangles of undergrowth, and jutting pine branches with human qualities as a way of exploring themes of confusion, loss and renewal.
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