Entitled "That Old Black and White Magic", this nostalgic image series by Carol Golemboski pays tribute to retro illusion-themed imagery. Exuding a mystical air, this portrait series plays with perception and showcases behind-the-scenes imagery that relates to the popular art of magic tricks and spell-casting.
These magic-themed portraits by Carol Golemboski are captured in black-and-white and display a raw and grainy quality that is reminiscent of past era photographs after they have aged.
The melancholic portrait series also highlights symbolic playing card subject matter along with floating face photography and cut mannequin fragments. These spooky elements are merged to form portraits that are infused with drawn elements. Moreover, all of these disturbing accents are both a creepy and visually intriguing translation of the art of spell casting and performance magic.
Retro Illusionary Portraiture
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