The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, built in 1895, is the largest museum for modern and contemporary art and design in the Netherlands. The historic museum building has been completely renovated for the first time, and expanded with a futuristic new wing, designed by Benthem Crouwel Architects.
Looking for surprises, unexpected connections, and unusual encounters in modern art and design? STEDELIJK BASE, the permanent installation, brings together nearly 700 highlights from the Stedelijk collection to show the evolution of art and design from 1880 until now. It is the first-ever major, integrated presentation of art and design in the history of the museum.
STEDELIJK BASE offers a perfect introduction to modern art and design, while at the same time challenging art lovers to see iconic works in a new context. Come and (re)discover masterpieces from Kazimir Malevich, Piet Mondrian, Gerrit Rietveld, Nola Hatterman, Charley Toorop, Barnett Newman, Yves Klein, Roy Lichtenstein, Ed van der Elsken, Yayoi Kusama, Maarten Baas, Nan Goldin and Marlene Dumas among many others.