Jacqueline Hassink

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Jacqueline Hassink
Born (1966-07-15) 15 July 1966 (age 48)
Enschede, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Education Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam; Royal Art Academy of Art, The Hague; Trondheim Academy of Fine Art
Known for Visual arts; Photography, Conceptual art, Installation art, Film

Jacqueline Hassink (born 15 July 1966) is a Dutch visual artist.

Early life and education[edit]

Hassink was born in the Netherlands[1] and received training at Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, and the Trondheim Academy of Fine Art.


Dining table photos by Jacqueline Hassink

Hassink is a Dutch visual artist who is based in New York City.[1] She has created several global art projects on the theme of world economic power. Her first art project, The Table of Power (1993–95), was followed by projects such as: Female Power Stations: Queen Bees (1996–2000), Car Girls (2002–08), Haute Couture Fitting Rooms, Paris (2003–12), and The Table of Power 2 (2009-11). Hassink’s work has been exhibited at Huis Marseille in Amsterdam;[2] Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur; ICP in New York;Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo; the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Guangzhou Museum of Modern Art, Guangzhou.[3]

Hassink participated in the Prix Pictet 2012, a project dedicated to photography and sustainability.[3] Her follow-up book, The Table of Power 2, was nominated for the 2012 Paris Photo/ Aperture Book Award.[4] The book appeared on the shortlist for the PHotoEspaña Best Photography Book of the Year Award, and received special mention though it did not win the award.[5] Hassink's work has appeared in The Financial Times,[6]Le Monde, The New York Times, El Pais, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Reuters, Financial Times Deutschland, D2, De Standaard, NZZ, Newsweek and Wired.[citation needed]

Hassink is a visiting lecturer at Harvard University in conceptual photography and at the International Center for Photography in New York.[citation needed]



  1. ^ a b Wu, Daven (Feb 6, 2012) Book: The Table of Power 2, by Jacqueline Hassink Wallpaper
  2. ^ "Jacqueline Hassink: The Power Show". Huis Marseille. 2007. 
  3. ^ a b "Jacqueline Hassink". Prix Pictet. Retrieved 4 Dec 2012. 
  4. ^ "PhotoBook Awards Shortlist Announced". Aperture. September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Best Photography Book of the Year Award". LaFabrica.com. 2012. 
  6. ^ Jacqueline Hassink (18 November 2011). "Top tables". Financial Times. 

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