Review by Wall Street International Magazine

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(...) Her ruthless "ceremony portraits" address what Ellen de Meijer regards as the derailed and distorted human qualities that determine modern mankind. Her subjects, placed in the center of the canvas, stare senselessly and indifferently out from their empty surrounding as they form the solitary center of their own universe. The disproportionate bodies of sophisticated business people and small children equipped with digital gadgets reflect the struggle of communication in today's digital age. Their solemn and worn expressions hint at a hid-den battle for understanding. Beginning her artistic career in photography with a fine arts education in painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Tilburg, the Netherlands, de Meijer began to combine the truth of a real image with the fantastical ability of paint into a "complete image;" one which marries both the seen and the unseen. (...) 

Shared Sight by Ellen de Meijer, © 2014 Ellen de Meijer

Shared Sight by Ellen de Meijer, © 2014 Ellen de Meijer