Photo: Rose Rose PhD Fine Art in N.E Derbyshire studio, East Midlands

Rose Rose PhD Fine Art



IMPROVISATION  [January- June 2015] presents a series  'recto-verso' style figurative images inspired by the Russian costume designs of Puschner, Bakst, Larionov and Gontcharova as part of the continuing the Commedia dell' Arte. performance designs. Ink drawings, collage and oil paint have been merged with expanded art references and texts.

The current work suggests a free interchange of images and ideas gleaned from diverse cultural sources.It is also a "self portrait".


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Location N.E Derbyshire studio, East Midlands
Activities Practice-based research
Artforms / type of project Drawing, Graphics, Mixed Media, Painting, Research
Tags language scripts, Challenge to Romanticism, Recto-Verso techniques, cross-cultural references, Improvisation

News & Events

  • 'Life, Art and Freddie Mercury-1968-70': A Memoir

    To be published as Amazon e-book April 2015.Cover design: R.Rose 'Interior Rock and Roll'- 1986, [Courtesy:Museums Sheffield]

  • 'Scapes Exhibition: Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford

    Example of work from earlier 'Lines in the Landscape' : 1-14. January-March 2015. Details from :

  • Available work for sale.

    Works from the early 1980 -2014 available to purchase : CONTACT:

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