Purcell’s work brings to mind…the boxes of Joseph Cornell, the illustrations of Maurice Sendak, the drawings of Edward Burne-Jones
-Janet Malcolm, The New Yorker
Rosamond Purcell is one of the great photographers. She has captured the history of objects by photographing them in Romantic decline: books scourged by worms, petrified food-stuffs, biological specimens gone wrong, the inexorable entropic winding down of everything.
-Errol Morris, Filmaker