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Louise Bourgeois – To Unravel a Torment

On display until 17 May 2020

Voorlinden presents Louise Bourgeois: To Unravel a Torment, a six-decade survey exhibition featuring forty pivotal works from the Glenstone Collection, The Easton Foundation and Voorlinden. It has been almost thirty years since the art of Louise Bourgeois has been shown on such a broad scale in the Netherlands.

Anselm Kiefer

On display until 15 April 2020

Voorlinden presents Anselm Kiefer (1945), one of the most important artists of our time. His monumental works will be on display in the museum’s garden room. With his distinctive visual language and layered references to history, mythology and literature, Anselm has built a four-decade oeuvre of epic proportions. Voorlinden shows several iconic works from its […]

Less is More

On display until January 2020

From the Voorlinden collection

Highlights

Permanent work within the museum

Museum Voorlinden features a number of artworks on permanent display. These pieces have their own intimate place in the museum, where they can be viewed to their greatest advantage.

Expected

Alex Katz

On display from 24 April 2021 until 3 October 2021

On display from 24 April 2021 until 3 October 2021

Archive

Do Ho Suh

17 May - 29 September 2019

From 17 May through 29 September 2019, the very first solo show in the Netherlands to feature South Korean artist Do Ho Suh (b. 1962) is on display in Museum Voorlinden. His architectural installations evoke the personal memories and inner experiential world of the viewer. Suh is interested in the way in which we, as human […]

Yayoi Kusama

22 March - 1 September 2019

On Friday 22 March 2019, one of the most important and most talked-about contemporary artists Yayoi Kusama turned 90 years old! Voorlinden is showing some iconic works from our own collection in the garden room, including the reflective Infinity Room to her world-famous dotted pumpkin and monumental Infinity Nets. This small presentation is supplemented with several loans from […]

Armando

3 November 2018 - 5 May 2019

Voorlinden had planned a retrospective of Armando in the spring of 2019. This show would have been dedicated to the artist’s ninetieth birthday. Armando (1929-2018) passed away on 1 July in Potsdam (Germany). The planned retrospective will now be on display from 3 November 2018 to 5 May 2019.

Pere Llobera

16 February - 5 May 2019

From 16 February until 5 May Voorlinden will present Pere Llobera (1970) in the cabinets of the museum. The Spanish painter is never short of ideas. On the surface, his paintings look like snapshots but at the same time it’s hard to understand them at a glance or to describe them in a sentence. No matter […]

Rhapsody in Blue

7 July 2018 - 10 February 2019

Like an epic poem in various shades of blue, dozens of works from the Voorlinden collection are brought together in the cabinets of the museum. The title Rhapsody in Blue refers to the piece of music by the American composer George Gershwin (1898-1937) from 1924. A musical kaleidoscope, in which he combines rhythms and melodies […]

The meantime

1 April 2017 - 3 December 2018

We are living in an age of acceleration. Never before have we had so much time on our hands, and yet never before have we felt so rushed. 

Martin Puryear

20 January - 27 May 2018

Until 27 May 2018, museum Voorlinden features a solo exhibition of work by the American sculptor Martin Puryear (1941). Voorlinden presents the first museum show of this artist in Europe, with a large overview of his work from the past decades.

Wayne Thiebaud

9 June - 28 October 2018

Museum Voorlinden proudly presents the first-ever European retrospective of the work of American painter Wayne Thiebaud (1920), on show from 9 June through 28 October 2018. Famous for his mouthwatering depictions of cakes, ice creams and hot dogs, Thiebaud has placed the American everyday life at the core of his artistic practice. The career of […]

Stage of Being

9 December 2017 - 13 January 2019

From 9 December 2017 until 13 January 2019, museum Voorlinden presents the collection exhibition Stage of Being – after the painting by Robert Zandvliet. It shows us how, over time, artists have depicted human beings with all of their emotions and instincts. More than 40 artworks in different media encourage us to reflect on who we are, […]

Michael Johansson

8 October 2017 - 11 February 2018

From Sunday 8 October, Museum Voorlinden will be exhibiting the work of Swedish artist Michael Johansson (1975). Johansson’s methodology is one of collecting, organising, stacking, and puzzling. The everyday objects that he brings together are given new form and context in his sculptures and installations. In addition to a number of existing works, the museum […]

Shio Kusaka & Jonas Wood

30 September 2017 - 7 January 2018

From 30 September 2017 to 7 January 2018, museum Voorlinden presents a duo exhibition featuring the artist couple Shio Kusaka (b. 1972) and Jonas Wood (b. 1977). It is their first two-person exhibition in Europe. Wood, an American painter from Boston, and Kusaka, a ceramic artist from Japan, live and work in Los Angeles. Voorlinden […]

Martin Creed
SAY CHEESE!

21 January - 11 June 2017

A room filled with balloons kicks off the exhibition ‘SAY CHEESE!’, the second exhibition at the new Museum Voorlinden. The exhibition brings together 54 works to form a coherent reflection of Creed’s versatile and characteristic oeuvre and has been realized in close collaboration with the artist.

Rodney Graham – That’s not me

1 July - 17 September 2017

‘That’s not me’ invites the visitor to step into Rodney Graham’s universe. This Canadian artist is one of the most consistent, innovative and influential artists of the past 40 years. This will be Graham’s first major exhibition in the Netherlands of his recent work. With a sense of humour and wit, he constantly questions his […]

Shilpa Gupta – Where do I begin

17 February - 1 July 2017

Museum Voorlinden presents an exhibition of work by Shilpa Gupta (b. 1976). “Where do I begin” features a selection of works by the Mumbai-based multidisciplinary Indian artist, on show in and around the museum. Gupta is drawn to borderlines in the broadest sense of the word: from geographical and political frontiers to social divisions and […]

Ellsworth Kelly
Anthology

11 September 2016 - 8 January 2017

The opening exhibition in Museum Voorlinden brings and ode to the late artist Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015). It is the first solo exhibition of the American artist in The Netherlands since 1979.

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Restaurant

Even without a museum ticket you can enjoy Restaurant Voorlinden.

Gardens

Museum Voorlinden is surrounded by nature. Forest, dunes, winding waters, vast grasslands and gardens characterize the landscape.

Restoration studio

Having one wall built in glass, visitors can a unique view into the world of art restoration.