Brushed by Light
by Carla van de Puttelaar
Carla van de Puttelaar will speak about her work, inspiration and career in relation to her current retrospective exhibition Brushed by Light at the Musée national d'histoire et d'art. Carla van de Puttelaar (b. 1967, Zaandam, The Netherlands) graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam in 1996. She was awarded the Esther Kroon Prize, and in 2002 the Prix de Rome Basic Prize. She was nominated for Le Prix Découverte des Rencontres d’Arles (2006). Her photographic work has gained worldwide recognition, and she has exhibited in numerous museums and galleries around the world. She holds a PhD in Art History from 2017.