In the magnificent, surreal world of the Dutch photographer Marie Cécile Thijs, stillness is key. These portraits of autonomous, forceful young women are from the series Amazones. They can be viewed in the Rembrandt Tower in Amsterdam.




Marie Cécile Thijs, Seventeen. Courtesy SmithDavidson Gallery




Marie Cécile Thijs, Girl with the Feather Collar. Courtesy SmithDavidson Gallery