Hellen Van Meene: The Years Shall Run Like Rabbits (signed edition)
Photographs by Hellen Van Meene. Introduction by Martin Barnes.
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Hellen van Meene (born 1972) studied photography at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam. Her work has been exhibited internationally and is in the collections of major museums around the world, including the Guggenheim Museum, New York; The Art Institute of Chicago; Brooklyn Museum; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. This is her fifth monograph, the others include "Portraits" (Aperture, 2004) "Japan Series," "New Work" and "Tout va disparaître."
Number of pages: 256
Publication date: 2015-08-25
Measurements: 9.1 x 11.3 x 1.3 inches
With a mix of honest, straightforward portraiture and otherworldly scenes, van Meene imbues real life with a haunting yet alluring strangeness.–Jack Crager”American Photo” (06/15/2015)
Hellen van Meene, born in Alkmaar, Holland, in 1972, studied at the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam and at the Edinburgh College of Art. She started exhibiting in 1994, with solo shows in Amsterdam, London, Milan, Los Angeles, Tokyo, and at the 2001 Venice Biennial. Her prints are collector’s items.
Martin Barnes is the senior curator of photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. In addition to curating numerous touring exhibitions in the UK, his curated exhibitions at the museum include Shadow Catchers: Camera-less Photography (2010). Barnes writes on contemporary photographers for such publications as Aperture and Portfolio, as well as for exhibition catalogues.