The Portfolio of Ute Rathmann

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In ‘The Portfolio of…’ I give you, the photographer/ designer, a chance to share your work with the world. Everyone likes to get some attention for their works, and we’re here to help. Submit your portfolio to us and I’ll try to publish it. Today it’s time to show you the work of Ute Rathmann.


My medium is drawing. The human being is my motive, more specifically
the human body and how it relates to clothes, costume, fashion and
fabric. I tend to arrange my work in series with scenes reminiscent of masters
such as Gustav Klimt. A model is dressed up according to a particular
theme. This is the visual basis. The end result, however, is not
directly connected to the depicted subject but takes on a life of its
own. My work is a never ending process–old drawings get torn to pieces,
then brought together in a new way. These old fragments form new
canvases on which I draw. Thus my “final” works can be seen as frozen
moments in time, parts of an endless inquiry into the human form and
nature.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Houke de Kwant is a 30 year old frontend developer from the Netherlands and the creator of TheArtHunters (former Daily Inspiration, which was started as part of his study). He is currently working as a front-end developer at Ivaldi, an internet agency in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

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