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Annet Couwenberg: From Digital to Damask

Aug 18, 2017

Annet Couwenberg. Puff 3. 2014. Collection of the Artist. Photography by Dan Meyers

A new exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art, “From Digital to Damask”, weaves together technology, fish fossils, and 17th-century portraits! Inspired by sewing circles in her native Netherlands, Annet Couwenberg creates art with a fresh take on form and fabric.

Annet Couwenberg. Damask Panel 1 (detail). 2017. Collection of the Artist. Photography by Dan Meyers.

Couwenberg will speak about her work at a free event at the BMA on September 10th. 

Frans Hals, Dutch, c. 1582-1666. Portrait of a Young Woman, 1634. The Baltimore Museum of Art, The Jacob Epstein Collection. BMA 1951.107.

Couwenberg draws inspiration from the 17th century paintings of Dutch painter Frans Hals.