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Reinier Gerritsen

Dutch, b. 1950

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Reinier Gerritsen

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Dutch, b. 1950

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Reinier Gerritsen uses photography to explore the unwritten choreography of human behavior and the isolation that can be experienced even within a crowd. Donning a neon safety jacket, Gerritsen takes on the role of the surveyor, blurring into his surroundings as he takes photos of dense groups of people. Among his subjects have been the corporate culture of Holland, and the Wall Street station of the New York subway, the latter where he photographed groups of commuters at the height of the financial crisis. To create his images, Gerritsen rapidly takes images in crowded places, before digitally combining them to highlight individuals and vignettes within the chaos.

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Biography

Reinier Gerritsen uses photography to explore the unwritten choreography of human behavior and the isolation that can be experienced even within a crowd. Donning a neon safety jacket, Gerritsen takes on the role of the surveyor, blurring into his surroundings as he takes photos of dense groups of people. Among his subjects have been the corporate culture of Holland, and the Wall Street station of the New York subway, the latter where he photographed groups of commuters at the height of the financial crisis. To create his images, Gerritsen rapidly takes images in crowded places, before digitally combining them to highlight individuals and vignettes within the chaos.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Group
Group show at a major institution
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam