Celine van Balen | the artist
Born 1965, , Netherlands.
Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.
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.