Sabrina van den Heuvel is a Dutch photographer, born in 1986. She’s attracted to classic black & white photography, music and fashion. In her work she combines those three elements with flair and passion.Her style is characterized by raw, moving images with strong contrasts.Narrative, dynamic photographs.Real moments of intensity, spontaneous and speedy.
Striking black and white portraits of singer Peter Doherty and fashion designer Bas Kosters, Actress Victoria Koblenko, Jort Kelder and a selection of exciting fashion images, as a result of a special collaboration with Jan Boelo and Mattijs van Bergen.
Sabrina is inspired by Herman Brood, The Smiths, Vaslav Nijinsky, Yves Saint Laurent, Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud.
The talented photographer graduated in 2008 from the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. Her free spirit was shown in her series ‘Bedroom Diaries’ , with erotic photos. Autonomous work of Sabrina has been presented in The Hague Museum of Photography , (Honorable mention) and during art fairs like the Affordable Art Fair Amsterdam,PAN Amsterdam, New York Photo Festival, Fotofever Brussels , KunstRAI (ART Amsterdam) and The University Institute for ArtHistory in Florence.
Sabrina van den Heuvel became the ‘artist in residence’ at the University Institute for Art History (NIKI) in Florence. During her stay, she was inspired by the nature surrounding Florence and Rome, the remains of classical antiquity at Tivoli and the masterpieces of Caravaggio and Michelangelo.
The series combined with beautiful icons of Christ during the Corpus Dei exhibition, from November 2021 to June 2022 in the Icon Museum. There, a harmonious and surprising presentation is realized in six rooms, in which selected icons are shown next to photos of Sabrina from her series of Corpus Dei.
Corpus Dei, Sabrina’s first series of male nudes, is a range of exciting, challenging compositions combining her sense of drama with a timeless aesthetic and with personages that deeply touch your soul.