Marie Cécile Thijs is a Dutch photographer with a distinctive signature. Her portraits are still lifes, and her still lifes are portraits. Stillness is key.
Her series have been published in several media, for example French newspaper Le Monde. Her work is included in the collections of the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, the Museum of Photographic Arts San Diego (MOPA) and many public and private art collections. She published several books, most recent Characters (2013) en Food Portraits (2015).
Marie Cecile Thijs had her first retrospective in Museum aan het Vrijthof Maastricht in 2015. Also her work has been exhibited at TEFAF Maastricht and Art Miami/NewYork. In November 2016 her 3 month during solo exhibition started at 10 Corso Como Shanghai /Gallery Carla Sozzani.