Today is International Women’s Day. Founded over a hundred years ago evolving through names and various dates but still largely overlooked in many countries, this fulcrum of women’s rights was adopted by the United Nations in 1975. (more…)
Artist Hellen van Meene (Alkmaar, Netherlands, 1972) is known for her (mostly) square photographic portraits of teenage girls. Her work was first exhibited in 1996 and has been shown around the world since then. Her photos are in the collection of many prominent museums, including Guggenheim New York and MoMA. She lives and works in Heiloo and her subjects now include boys, still lifes, dogs and other animals.