Carla van de Puttelaar, Untitled, 2007 - Courtesy of the Artist

Carla van de Puttelaar, Hortus Nocturnum, 2010 - 2014. Courtesy of the Artist.

Carla van de Puttelaar, Untitled, 1998. Courtesy of the Artist.

Carla van de Puttelaar, Untitled, 2007. Courtesty of the Artist.

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Danziger Gallery announces representation of Carla van de Puttelaar

Danziger Gallery
Danziger Gallery, West 23rd Street, New York, NY, United States

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From October 30 until December 20, a large overview of works by Carla van de Puttelaar will be shown at Danziger Gallery.

About Carla van de Puttelaar

Carla van de Puttelaar (b. 1967) is a graduate of the renowned Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. Her work has been exhibited in The Netherlands, Hungary, Germany, Belgium, France, Spain, Korea and the United States. Collections holding van de Puttelaar's work include Museum Winterhur (Switzerland), Huis Marseille Museum voor Fotografie (The Netherlands), and the Victoria and Albert Museum (London). She has had her work published in numerous press publications, with a monograph published by Le Caillou Bleu (Belgium) in 2008.

Carla's work at Danziger Gallery

Danziger Gallery announces its representation of the Dutch artist Carla van de Puttelaar and their first show of her work. Carla is best known for her luminous nude studies characterized by their exquisite use of light and subtle color, van de Puttelaar's pictures engage the sense of touch almost as much as the sense of sight. Human skin becomes its own landscape – a place where every freckle, crease, and mark is a noted event.

This exhibition showcases work from 1998 to the present where van de Puttelaar’s photographs, whether of women or flowers, tread a fine line between the sensual and an almost medical dispassion. Shot against darkened backgrounds, and illuminated by the special quality of natural Dutch light, the works create a daring fusion of beauty and realism enabled by the artist’s careful control of composition.

In a 2009 interview with the writer Joerg Colberg, van de Puttelaar explained “The female body is my source of inspiration. I have my own tale to tell, which is different from what nude images the media want to show. I am especially interested in the skin, the sensations that give away somebody’s mood. I also like the differences in women’s bodies as a whole, which show their individuality and their many different forms of beauty. I often hear from both men and women that my work could only be made by a woman and that is the biggest compliment I can get. I certainly believe that most of nude photos we see are made from the typical male point of view. Through my photos of women I can express myself as a woman. Again very autobiographical.”

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