Princess of Darkness Editions of 30

Artwork description

Irene Wijnmaalen’s innocently composed photograph is deceptively charming in its likeness to Dutch master portraiture. The artist ignites a mysterious narrative through seductive details, enchanting viewers in an enigmatic visual dialogue.

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About the artist

Irene Wijnmaalen is a fine art photographer regarded for the contemporary subtlety she stoically imbues to each artwork. For her collaboration with The Public House of Art, Wijnmaalen has created a complementary selection of richly historicised photographs. Fascinated by the Golden Age era of portraiture, she has used this aesthetic to express the dichotomy of purity and corruption behind female portraiture. Though the works’ chromatic filters rest on opposite ends of the spectrum, each young woman engages with the same narrative, and it’s no Jekyll and Hyde tale.

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Princess of Darkness by Irene Wijnmaalen
The Public House of Art © 2018