The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is the largest museum for modern and contemporary art in the Netherlands. It houses masterpieces from artists like Mondrian, Picasso, Lichtenstein, Haring, Appel, Dumas, De Kooning, Malevich, Koons, Kusama and many others.
Moreover, an exciting current temporary exhibition entitled "Chagall, Picasso, Mondrian and Migrant Art in Paris (1900-1950)" displays from 21 September 2019 until 2 February 2020 the best work of artist migrants in Paris in the years 1900–1950. The exhibition examines the artistic and social development of Chagall, Picasso, Mondrian and many others in the context of a cultural and political climate in which, for many years, freedom, openness and cosmopolitanism battled against nationalism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism.
The permanent exhibition of the Stedelijk Museum showcasts the developments in art and design from 1880 to the present. A visit represents a perfect introduction to the history of modern and contemporary art, offering top works from greatest artists representing the most important art movements such as Bauhaus, the Amsterdam School, De Stijl, CoBrA, abstract-expressionism, pop art, minimal art and conceptual art.
The museum also impresses with a collection of design objects, including furniture, jewelry, posters and textiles, that are exhibited on a large scale for the first time in the museum’s history. Enjoy applied art, industrial design and graphic design, all presented in a dialogue with each other to create an eclectic mix of artwork. And last but not least, marvel at the museum building fully renovated and expanded with a futuristic new wing at Amsterdam's Museum Square.