Dutch master painters have been pulled out of the Golden Age and are now placed in today’s art of photography. It’s the style Rudi Huisman is known for in The Netherlands. Recognize Rembrandt and Vermeer in the way Huisman plays with light, colors and styling in his series of Golden Age portraits. Take a first glance and recognize details from old masters, take a second glance and find Huisman his imagination.
Excellent Art Utrecht 2013
Photoville New York 2015
International Photofestival Leiden 2015 (Netherlands)
About Rudi Huisman his work
More than three centuries and many technologies have been passed after Rembrandt produced his famous paintings back in the 17th century, the Dutch Golden Age. Still, Rembrandt his way of using light is famous and used by many modern artists. Among them, photographer Rudi Huisman (born 1970). Huisman is known for his Golden Age portraits, which got special attention from the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam in their Rijksstudio project. All of his portraits can be recognized by the specific low-key techniques, using light just the way the old master did. Huisman made his own study out of Rembrandt his way of painting the well-known masterpieces. His photos are crossovers between Golden Age paintings and modern photography in which both
analog as well as digital ways are being used.