Stedelijk Museum

Stedelijk Museum

Infobox Museum
name = Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam



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latitude = 52.358056
longitude = 4.879722
established = 1895
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location = Museumplein Amsterdam, Netherlands
type = Modern art
visitors = 225,956 (2007) [nl icon [http://www.stedelijk.nl/oc2/page.asp?PageID=1773 Stedelijk Museum in 2007: 10% meer bezoekers dan verwacht] . Stedelijk Museum. Retrieved on 2008-04-25.]
director = Gijs van Tuyl
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website = [http://www.stedelijk.nl/ www.stedelijk.nl]

The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (lit. "City Museum Amsterdam") is a museum for modern art in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. It is located at Museum Square, close to the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum.

Its collection includes a room painted by Karel Appel and a large collection of paintings by Kazimir Malevich.

The Stedelijk had been temporarily relocated from its old Museumplein venue to the Oosterdokskade 3–5, just east of the Central Station. This former postal building also houses a number of media- and art-related companies. The top floor offers one of the best views of the city. It is a lunchroom / restaurant by day and a dance club by night.

Directors

*Jan Eduard van Someren Brand (1895–1906)
*Cornelis Baard (1906–1936)
*David Roëll (1936–1945)
*Willem Sandberg (1945–1963)
*Edy de Wilde (1963–1985)
*Wim Beeren (1985–1993)
*Rudi Fuchs (1993–2003)
*Hans van Beers (ad interim) (2003–2005)
*Gijs van Tuyl (2005–present)

References

External links

* [http://www.stedelijk.nl Stedelijk Museum]
* [http://www.smba.nl Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam]


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