Exhibition — from 10 Jul 2021
History is always in flux, shaped by new and diverse voices and the same is true of art history. To explore this more fully, the Stedelijk is gradually moving towards a fresh, dynamic and thematic presentation of the collection that reflects today’s society. This new strategy offers greater scope to focus on the latest developments in modern and contemporary art and design and to explore diversity and dialogue. Featuring both visual art and design, the new presentation will be completed in three parts. The first of our three collection presentations to be re-structured is art from 1980 to the present.
El Anatsui, In the World But Don’t Know the World, 2009, aluminum and copper wire, 560 x 1,000 cm, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and Kunstmuseum Bern. Acquired with support of the Vereniging Rembrandt (thanks in part to its Titus Fonds, its Themafonds Naoorlogse en Hedendaagse Kunst and its Coleminks Fonds), Mondriaan Fund, BankGiro Loterij and the Stiftung GegenwART, with special thanks to the SIGG COLLECTION @ El Anatsui. Photo Peter Tijhuis