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Monica Nielsen, ceramist

Monica Nielsen at my studio today. Monica is a ceramist and works under the moniker Babette uit Babylon. She has a workshop in The Hague and sells her work online. Monica visited my studio today to have her portrait…

New Year, New Studio Portraits

The 2024 studio portrait sessions started off great, with this duo portrait of the wonderful Sien and Martien Ulder. Sien is an artist working with textile. Martien is the director of De Slinger in Alkmaar, a business complex for small…

Extended Memory (2016 -2018) added

Extended Memory is a relatively unknown project of mine, but has so many great images, should I say it myself. I added it to my website including some installation views of the one show I did with the project, at…

Artist Dodo Albrecht

During her session I captured some strong and beautiful expressions of the wonderful Dodo Albrecht. Dodo is an artist who works with clay. Find her work on her website or Instagram.  …

Kirsten’s photo session

One of the last photo sessions of last year is very dear to me for obvious reasons, the session with my niece Kirsten.   Book your own session here.    …

A sisters portrait of Kiem and Lian Thé

Sisters Kiem and Lian Thé visited my studio for a double portrait. What a great duo. I also took individual portraits for their LinkedIn profile.

Terry van Druten at the studio

Terry van Druten, head of art collections at Teylers Museum visited my studio for a portrait session yesterday. These are the portraits he chose. The last one is an outtake of the session. I have two more days of…

Freya at the studio

This is Freya. Together with her parents, she visited my studio November 6th. Book your own session here.

Reyn van der Lugt

Art collector Reyn van der Lugt visited my studio for a portrait last week, on November 1st. Below an outtake from the session, which I am quite fond of.

Pauline in the studio

Yesterday Pauline came by for a LinkedIn portrait. Below an outtake from the same session. A portrait taken on one of these beautiful in between moments.  …

Photographer and artist Sander van Wettum

Photographer and artist Sander van Wettum visited me in my studio today. After our nice chat about art, local politics, music and everything else I made this portrait of him. Get to know his work here.  …

Henk in the studio

  Yesterday Henk visited my studio for a portrait session.

Mathilda in the studio

Last Wednesday a whole new series of portrait sessions started in my studio. One of the first sessions was with the wonderful Mathilda. These are the final pictures. Book your own session here  …

Book a portrait session

In my studio next to The Hague Central Station, I organise portrait sessions on a regular basis. Have a beautiful photo taken, of your family, your child or a portrait for your LinkedIn profile. You will receive a…

Berndnaut Smilde in The Hague

This month artist Berndnaut Smilde has made a new Nimbus work in the “Handelingenkamer” of The House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer). For a brief moment a real cloud was hanging in the room. He then photographed it. The result…

New project COLOUR coming up.

This is a portrait of me in my studio today. Behind the scenes I’m working on my new project COLOUR, about skin color and the bias in AI. It’s the calm before the storm for now. More coming soon.

Updated artist page www.HaagseKunstenaars.nl

STROOM Den Haag’s platform www.HaagseKunstenaars.nl is a great website for getting to know artists from The Hague. This week I updated my own page. Check it out here.

Unpublished MADE IN CHINA work

Here on my new website you can now also see the project MADE IN CHINA, for which I spent three months at the Three Shadows Photography Art Center in Beijing in 2009. I dived into my archive and came across…