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Chikako Watanabe / The Third House Owner

In a house as old as Huis Marseille – 353 years – the histories of its many former residents are as interwoven as the traces and building styles they left behind. The first owner, Isaac Focquier, had the house built in 1665 and gave it the name Marseille, in gold-painted letters on the façade. In… read more

Harold Strak & Willem van Zoetendaal / Amsterdam Stuff

It all started with a single dedicated photographer, Harold Strak, who is well known for an almost scientific approach to the medium combined with a technical, but artistically inspired perfectionism. In 2009 he began working on a project that he never suspected would become his magnum opus: photographing the (mostly small) archaeological objects that were… read more

A Beautiful Moment / Japanese photography by Naoya Hatakeyama, Syoin Kajii, Rinko Kawauchi, Toshiko Okanoue, Yuki Onodera, Chino Otsuka and Nao Tsuda

Does a common thread run through the work of the seven photographers who have been brought together for the exhibition A Beautiful Moment? This is not a very easy question to answer. Although the exhibition focuses on a select number of photographers whose origins are all in Japan, the work of each of these photographers… read more

Collection / Jacqueline Hassink

Huis Marseille exhibited Jacqueline Hassink’s photo project Mindscapes in 2003, and this first-ever large-scale retrospective of her work was followed by The Power Show in 2008. While these two exhibitions took very different approaches to subject and form, they nevertheless had a strong thematic affinity: Hassink searches for the loci of power. For instance, she… read more

Koos Breukel / Son

The Dutch portrait photographer Koos Breukel (The Hague, 1962) – whose oeuvre is highly regarded both at home and abroad – has photographed his oldest son Casper since his birth in 2000. This has resulted in a series of intimate and sometimes moving portraits, which are not merely registrations of Casper in different phases of… read more