Artfully Dressed: Women in the Art World: Portraits by Carla van de Puttelaar
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In the spring of 2017, Carla van de Puttelaar developed a new and timely series devoted to prominent and promising women in the art world, Artfully Dressed: Women in the Art World. While working on this ongoing project, Van de Puttelaar became even more impressed by the personalities and achievements of these women. United in their brilliance and strength, they represent a wide range of backgrounds, nationalities, careers, age and expertise.
The women are dressed in amazing quality clothes by top designers, in period costumes or vintage clothes, or wrapped in stunning and luxurious fabrics. To date, over 250 women worldwide have participated in Van de Puttelaar’s project,and the series continues to grow and has become an important document of the present time of women in the art world.
|Dimensions||233 × 325 mm|
Carla van de Puttelaar
Dr Carla van de Puttelaar is an artist and art historian. She has been awarded several art prizes including the Prix de Rome Basic Prize. Her photographic work has gained worldwide recognition and she has exhibited in numerous museums and galleries around the world. In 2017 she started her acclaimed portrait series: Artfully Dressed: Women in the Art World. Five of her monographs have been published. She also works for well-known magazines and such as The New York Times Magazine and The New Yorker. Her work is present in many public and private collections around the world. Van de Puttelaar has taught Photography at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. She published several articles on Dutch portraiture from the seventeenth century. In 2017, she successfully defended her doctoral thesis on Scottish Portraiture 1644-1714 at Utrecht University.