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2005-03-23, Susan Weinrebe,

A review of the group exhibition In Sight: Contemporary Dutch Photography from the Collection of the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.

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"Is there anything as hopeful and despairingly unlovely in a girl's life as that interlude between pre-puberty and adolescence? Uneven skin tones and general lumpiness contribute to the uncertainty that anything will ever be fine when Hellen van Meene runs it through her lens. In their minds' eyes, did these children envision themselves as swans? This writer hopes a follow-up series will show them in eventual beautiful feather."