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Celine van Balen | the artist



The artist Celine van Balen
Born 1965, , Netherlands.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography,

During the late 1990s, Dutch artist Céline van Balen created a remarkable series, Islamic Girls. Featuring young women from different immigrant Muslim communities in the Netherlands, these compositionally spare photographs, with dark backgrounds and gentle facial highlights, are reminiscent of Northern Renaissance portraiture.


Biography and art, auction, artworks, interview, statement, website:

Celine van Balen artworks on eBay
Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.

Van Balen’s first serious exposure to photography came in a class in 1991. Inspired, she acquired a 35mm camera and wandered through the city, photographing the people living on the edge of society: junkies, alcoholics, the homeless…

Portraits and review

Portraits

Van Balen’s portraits of the youthful immigrant population of Holland and Germany.

Figen

Works on artnet