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Robert Peek

Robert Peek

Rotterdam
Rotterdam-based photographer Robert Peek creates ghostly photographic stills of botanical forms that wouldn’t look out of place on Miss Havisham’s festering dining room table. On first inspection, Peek’s work resembles paintings with smoke dripping from the flowers’ petals and leaves. Colors are drawn out and enhanced, while other hues are shrouded in the white veil. With his perception-bending methodology, close-ups of lavender and thistle heads are transformed into mythical creations that peek out from the hazy background. Having trained at the Royal College of Art, Peek developed an interest in using light as a tool to change the composition and texture of his pieces, turning photographs into painting-like artworks. Many of his projects, which he shares on Behance, are inspired by an interest in loneliness and isolation, and his photographs capture a melancholic rawness of natural blossoms frozen in time.
Hazelnut Still Life
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FlowerPower-Tulips from the Netherlands
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FlowerPower-Tulips from the Netherlands
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Apple Still Life
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FlowerPower-Tulips from the Netherlands
FlowerPower-Tulips from the Netherlands
FlowerPower-Tulips from the Netherlands
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FlowerPower-Tulips from the Netherlands
FlowerPower-Tulips from the Netherlands
Flowerpower-Tulips from the Netherlands
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