Jacqueline Hassink

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Jacqueline Hassink
Born (1966-07-15) 15 July 1966 (age 50)
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.


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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