artist, researcher, and lecturer

Klaas Hoek (born 1950) is an artist, researcher, and lecturer. Hoek studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam. From 1987-1996 he was a senior advisor at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam.
In his own artistic practice Hoek applies a number of different media including print, painting and photography. He studies the relationships between reproduction and representation and the connections between artistic traditions and their contemporary contexts. He is currently investigating the role and place of photo/graphical reproductions on our understanding of fine art and the role and place of the image in science.
Klaas Hoek is Fine Art core tutor at the MaHKU, Utrecht Graduate School of Visual Art and Design.


24 June–12 July 2015

A Call for Drawings


2 February 2015

Lines of Thought