Awards & Competitions

Rineke Dijkstra Wins $110,540 Hasselblad Award for 2017

March 9, 2017

Rineke Dijkstra

Dutch portrait photographer Rineke Dijkstra has been named the 2017 Hasselblad Award Winner and will be awarded 1 million Swedish Krona (about $110,540 USD), the Hasselblad Foundation announced today. In a prepared statement, the foundation says Dijkstra’s large-scale portraits and video studies “recall the visual acuity of seventeenth-century Dutch portraiture, offering intimate portrayals of her sitters whilst also suggesting the situated...

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