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Written by Pi Carpaij

Woman Anatomy by Koen Hauser

A study of female anatomy mixing plastic models and photographs of live models. A strange and disturbing series by artist Koen Hauser in which women begin to bare, literally. Koen Hauser (1972) works as a photographer and visual artist. He finished his masters of science in social psychology (1996, Rijksuniversiteit Leiden, The Netherlands), later followed by studying photography at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie (2002, Amsterdam, The Netherlands).

Hauser is known for his intangible body of work flowing between fine arts, fashion and applied photography. From purely esthetical to highly conceptual, he frequently references or paraphrases the iconic visual language of historical photography, or even incorporates exisiting images into his work. Together with his distinguished feel for appearance and his love for the mysterious, alienating, strange and uncanny, these are the key elements that form the core of his body of work, which has a distinct metaphysical dimension.

He received several grants from the Fonds BKVB, teached at the Gerrit Rietveld akademie and the Willem de Kooning academie and his work has been on show in exhibitions across Europe and the United States.

Woman Anatomy
(Image by: Koen Hauser)

Tags: Woman anatomy , Koen Hauser

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