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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.

The Stedelijk Museum
Museumplein 10
1071 DJ Amsterdam
www.stedelijk.nl

96 videos

  • FOREVER YOUNG?

    Photography not only chronicles the passage of time, impermanence, and the ageing of people and things, but photographs themselves are uniquely impermanent objects.

  • Discover the collection in Stedelijk Base

    Looking for surprises, unexpected connections, and unusual encounters in modern art and design? STEDELIJK BASE 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.

  • Jump into the Future

    Jump into the Future- Art from the 90s and 2000’s is an exhibition in the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam that shows the immense collection from collector Thomas Borgmann in thirty galleries. Borgmann called his visits in the 60’s “an escape to the future”.

  • Keith Haring is back

    Restored canvas by American graffiti artist Keith Haring again on display at the Stedelijk.

  • I am a native foreigner

    Leontine Coelewij, curator at the Stedelijk Museum, guides you around the nexpo: "I am a native foreigner". An exhibition about migration, where different pieces of the Stedelijk Museum collection are displayed together for the first time.

  • Carlos Motta: The Crossing

    The Stedelijk Museum presents Carlos Motta: The Crossing, a newly commissioned two-part installation of videos and objects by New York-based, Colombian artist Carlos Motta (1978, Bogota).

  • Jean Dubuffet - The Deep End

    How can you capture thoughts that shoot off in all directions, in a painting? And how can you represent a world that is beyond objective reality in a work of art? From the 1940s onwards, these were the questions that constantly preoccupied Jean Dubuffet.

  • Chris Beekman, De Stijl Defector

    The Stedelijk Museum presents the forgotten De Stijl artist Chris Beekman. As an anarchist, he was one of the most politically active artists affiliated with the movement.

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6 series

  • The Amsterdam School

    The architecture of the Amsterdam School is famous all over the world. Not many people know that the Amsterdam School also produced spectacular designs for the interior.

  • We Live Art - the Influence of Art

    The series 'We Live Art' shows portraits of people whose lives have been changed by art.

  • On The Move

    Storytelling in Contemporary Photography and Graphic Design. Meet the participating artists in short video portraits.

  • What the Art?!

    In each episode, the Blikopeners visit a prominent artist or designer in his/her studio.

  • From ... With Love

    Museum staff and paintings often travel for work.

  • 100 years of De Stijl

    In 2017, the Netherlands is celebrating the De Stijl, the iconic artistic movement based around straight lines and primary colours. De Stijl artists turned their hands to painting and sculpture, architecture, industrial design, typography and even to literature and music. Museums and art institutes throughout The Netherlands organise exhibitions and many other inspiring events about De Stijl to celebrate this fact.