“I love the work of Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton. I am inspired by their dark examining of their inner workings.”

Sarah Ann Loreth‘s photography is a demonstration of tortured beauty. Using an an eye that is appropriately askew, her work challenges the audience to embrace the human condition by confronting the dark and macabre.

“A Suicide for the Strong” by Sarah Ann Loreth.

Unshakably, Loreth etches her deepest, darkest secrets into your psyche. The manner in which she visually “destroys” a shot by engulfing it in flames, for example, is a stunning display of deconstructing the aesthetic. Loreth says she draws inspiration from poetry, books, movies and “those quiet times before sleep when the mind is racing.”

“The Standpoint of Daily Life” by Sarah Ann Loreth.

“Tired of Pretending” (self portrait) by Sarah Ann Loreth.

“I want my audience to feel. I want them to see beauty in the odd, weird, and disturbing. I want them to feel connected to the human condition.”

Haunting and ethereal, her images set your senses and cognitive brain ablaze; forcing you to question perception and making for a truly enrapturing experience.

“The Ground is Too Cold to Bury Our Dead” by Sarah Ann Loreth.

“Sylvia” by Sarah Ann Loreth.

“The Terrible Decay of Living” by Sarah Ann Loreth.

“Waiting in the Blue” by Sarah Ann Loreth.

 

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