Photographer Michal Mozolewski Delves into a Dark and Dreamlike World

By: Meghan Young - Published: Jun 5, 2014 • References: & beautifuldecay
The work of Michal Mozolewski is incredibly haunting. Although based in photography, it is hard not to view the images as more mixed media. The faces could have easily been painted to give the images that added bit of texture, yet it almost looks as though the images themselves were also painted over. Michal Mozolewski essentially creates dark and subtly grotesque portraits that few will be unable to appreciate.

Based in Gdansk, Poland, Michal Mozolewski in reality takes photos of people that are then scanned into the computer and remixed using a variety of methods to achieve such surreality. Beautiful Decay notes, "There’s a lot left to the imagination with these works, and they communicate sadness but at the same time are provocative and overall very visceral." Stats for Haunting Painted Portraits Trending: Older & Warm
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