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Haunting Art Series Shows That Ghosts Just Want to Have Fun

Ghost Photographs

Artist Angela Deane is painting the world white, and a full-scale invasion of paranormal entities is underway, thanks to the strokes of her brush. Have no fear, however, because they're not looking to harm or scare the pants off you. They just want to have fun.

Ghost Photographs

As we spotted over on Beautiful Decay, Deane recently embarked on a project called 'Ghost Photographs,' where she paints friendly-looking ghosts over top of found photos. Obscuring the faces and bodies of the people in these photographs with white sheets and black eye-holes, Deane sets out to explore the idea of memories, which she describes as a "beautiful, painful and ultimately puzzling human condition."

Ghost Photograph

"I cover the people with paint, subtracting the specific identity of each person and transforming them into anonymous ghosts for the viewer to project upon," says the artist. "In this way, a private and specific experience becomes an open and shared one through the material addition of paint on photograph. Through this haunting of the material, the ghosts become us and we become the ghosts."

Ghost Photographs

An interesting idea, to say the very least. You can learn more over on Angela Deane's website, and follow the project on the Ghost Photographs Tumblr blog.

For ghostly activity of a different kind, head into FEARNET's paranormal archives!

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