Photographer Rineke Dijkstra Wins Johannes Vermeer Award 2020

Thursday, September 10, 2020
Photographer Rineke Dijkstra Wins Johannes Vermeer Award 2020

The Johannes Vermeer Award 2020, the Dutch state prize for the arts, is awarded to Rineke Dijkstra by Ingrid van Engelshoven, Minister of Education, Culture and Science. The jury, chaired by Andrée van Es, unanimously nominated her for the award. Rineke Dijkstra receives the award because of her iconic contribution to photography. According to the jury report, she is ‘the queen of Dutch portraiture’. The presentation ceremony will take place on Thursday 29 October 2020 in the Ridderzaal in The Hague.

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