In Beneath the Roses, anonymous townscape, forest clearings and broad, desolate streets are revealed as sites of mystery and wonder; similarity, ostensibly banal interiors become the staging grounds for strange human scenarios. Gregory Crewdson’s scenes are tangibly atmospheric: visually alluring and often deeply disquieting. Never anchored precisely in time or place,located in the dystopic landscape of the anxious American Imagination.
Gregory Crewdson's photographs usually take place in small town America, but are dramatic and cinematic. They feature often disturbing, surreal events. The photographs are shot using a large crew, and are elaborately staged and lit.
Gregory Crewdson// Im drawing inspiration from this image through the way Crewdson has chosen a place that is very formulae almost a 'non-place' of the supermarket carpark and the way Crewdson has created a stillness to the image, showing a moment of in between, as something has happened and something is about to occur. The timing draws forces to the image through the feeling of the unknown for the viewer…
L'envers du décor du rêve américain par Gregory Crewdson