A Curious Haunting: Kisa Kavass

12 Jul

I love a good mystery.  Not the throat-slasher kind, but the good ol’ Nancy Drew, Wilkie Collins, Daphne Du Maurier variety.  In this world of over sharing, there is something so magical and magnetic to be found in the mysterious.  The work of Tennessee based artist Kisa Kavass brings to life her own cryptic yet enchanting imaginings.

Kavass’ sepia-tinged images are full of misty light, curious shadows and haunting visages.  There is an other-worldly spell cast by them that though shrouded in enigma, we sense that in this world we are safe.

Though things may be as they seem, the mysteries are innocuous.

Like strange dreams from which we awaken not startled or scared, but wishing we could revisit with each slumber.

To see more of Kisa Kavass’s work, please visit her website.

Thank you to artist Christina Baker for introducing me to Kisa’s work!  All images are via the artist’s website.

5 Responses to “A Curious Haunting: Kisa Kavass”

  1. Sunnyace July 13, 2012 at 11:25 am #

    Reblogged this on Sunnyace Reblog Collections.

  2. writerjaymaul July 13, 2012 at 1:04 pm #

    gorgeous work!

  3. writerjaymaul July 13, 2012 at 1:08 pm #

    Reblogged this on writerjaymaul and commented:
    Reblog of Artsy Forager’s “A Curious Haunting” by Kisa Kavass. I like dark places that make me feel at home

  4. Elena Caravela July 18, 2012 at 6:36 am #

    Great post!

    • Lesley July 18, 2012 at 8:12 am #

      Thanks so much, Elena! Glad you enjoyed Kisa’s work. I love her brand of sweetly haunting imagery.


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