Saturday, April 10, 2010

Rineke Dijkstra at Marion Goodman, Paris

On April 29 the Marion Goodman galerie Paris opens a show of Rineke Dijkstra's work. The show runs until June 19.

(b. 1959, Sittard, the Netherlands. Lives and works in Amsterdam.)

Rineke Dijkstra was trained at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam. Her first solo exhibition took place in 1984 at de Moor in Amsterdam. Dijsktra's photographs have appeared in numerous international exhibitions, including the 1997 and 2001 Venice Biennale, the 1998 Bienal de Sao Paulo, Turin's Biennale Internationale di Fotografia in 1999, and the 2003 International Center for Photography's Triennial of Photography and Video in New York. She is the recipient of a number of awards, including the Kodak Award Nederland (1987), the Art Encouragement Award Amstelveen (1993), the Werner Mantz Award (1994), and the Citibank Private Bank Photography Prize (1998).

The image is a still from Rineke's video work Drawing Picasso which Rineke showed at the AUT St Paul Street workshop in Auckland in January.

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