Jacqueline De Jong

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Jacqueline De Jong (Dutch, b. 1939) is a Dutch painter, sculptor and graphic artist. In 1959 she met the Danish painter Asger Jorn, the founder of the Cobra group and they became companions.

Through him in 1960, De Jong joined the Situationist International and started to participate in conferences and the Central committee.

De Jong had become acquainted with the artist Constant and other Dutch members of the I.S. – Armando and the architect Har Oudejans – while working for the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.

In 2003 a retrospective exhibition of her work was shown at the Cobra Museum for Contemporary Art Amstelveen Holland and the Kunst Centret Silkeborg Bad Denmark, whereas a monography was published ‘Undercover in de Kunst/in Art’ Edition Ludion, Belgium.



Public collections

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam; Cobra Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Amstelveen; KunstMuseum, Silkeborg; Sonja Henny Niels Onstadt Centeret, Oslo; Kunstmuseum, Göteborg; Kunstmuseum, Halmstadt; Museo Communale di Ascona, Ascona; Städtische Galerie im Lenbach Haus, Munich; MCCA, Toronto; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Bibliothèque Nationale de France BNF, Paris; Geld Museum, Utrecht; ABN AMRO; Bouwfonds; PTT; AMC Amsterdam, Amsterdam.