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Nov
20

The obscure fairy tale world of toy dolls, by Mijn Schatje

posted on November 20th 2012 in Illustration with 0 Comments

Marie Blanco Hendrickx, artistically known as Mijn Schatje, is a romantic and disturbing French artist, half Spanish and half Dutch from her parents. Despite being under thirty, she is one of the undisputed icons of our time. She is one of the exceptionally few female artists to use digital illustration programmes as her main creative tool. Her little girls are masterpieces of innocence and malice, inhabiting a obscure fairy-tale world which is both mysterious and downright disturbing. Mijn Schatje has made herself famous by crossing the boarders between the reassuring warmth of a teenager’s bedroom and the dark seas of adulthood, becoming famous not only in the field of illustrations but hyper-contemporary fashion too.

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