Patricia Steur | the artist
The artist Patricia Steur
Born , , Netherlands.
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Her portraits include rock and roll legends such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, various artists including Andy Warhol and Dennis Hopper, politicians and royalty.
Many of these photos can be seen in her latest book "Selected Portraits" which was launched in conjunction with a successful traveling exhibition in 2005.<br /><br />Her passion however is in photographing indigenous people with tribal tattoos.
She was able to work on a special project in this genre thanks to an invitation by Maori tattoo artist Gordon Toi Hatfield who is based in New Zealand. This collaboration has produced five successful exhibitions in The Netherlands. An exceptional book "Dedicated by Blood" portraying the renaissance of traditional tattooing in New Zealand was the final result.
In November 2002 the book was launched in the Scheepvaart (Maritime) Museum in Amsterdam with an exhibition which was visited by over twenty-five thousand people…
Patricia Steur has been in photography for over twenty years. Her special interest is portrait photography. Patricia 's main passion is the registration of tribal and vanishing societies. In the Netherlands Patricia has an outstanding record as a staff photographer for many monthly and weekly glossies. She also is very much in request for record companies. She has become quite a well-known celebrity and glamour photographer.
In her studio in the Netherlands
TRIBAL TATTOO PHOTO GALLERY