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Momentum

On display until 20 September 2020

Voorlinden presents Momentum. In this collection exhibition we research this tipping point that an artist is perpetually in search of. The second in which that one defining insight emerges, paving the way for new ideas.

Louise Bourgeois – To Unravel a Torment

On display until 5 May 2020

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

Anselm Kiefer

On display until 28 April 2020

Voorlinden presents Anselm Kiefer (1945), one of the most important artists of our time. With his distinctive visual language and layered references to history, mythology and literature, Anselm has built a four-decade oeuvre of epic proportions.

Tamara Dees

Accessible during tours

As part of the exhibition Momentum, museum Voorlinden is displaying a selection of works by Tamara Dees (1971) in the treasury of the museum until 3 May 2020.

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Highlights

Permanent works 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.

Upcoming

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Antony Gormley – GROUND

Postponed to 2021

In the spring of 2021, Voorlinden will be presenting a major retrospective of Antony Gormley (1950). This British artist is praised worldwide for his art, which deals with the relationship between the human body and the space around us.

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Giuseppe Penone

7 November 2020 - 11 April 2021

From 7 November 2020 until 11 April 2021, Voorlinden will be showing an overview of early and recent work by Giuseppe Penone (1947), based on a selection of his iconic works and space-filling installations. In his poetic oeuvre he shows us the close connection between man and nature.

Alex Katz

Postponed to 2022

In 2022, Voorlinden presents the first solo show of the legendary American painter Alex Katz (1927) in the Netherlands. His timeless paintings cannot be captured in any genre.

Archive

Less is More

19 January 2019 - 19 January 2020

In the exhibition Less is More, with works from the museum’s own collection, museum Voorlinden shows a counter-movement. We are increasingly longing for more and are less and less satisfied. Yet there is also an increasing demand for less. Also in the art world. This exhibition shows how artists go back to the essence: a new zero point.

Dave Meijer – Nulpunt

24 March 2018 - 13 January 2020

In the treasury of the museum, Voorlinden shows the key work Nulpunt (2002) by Dave Meijer from 24 March 2018 until 13 January 2020. 449 painted, colourful panels cover the walls of the secret exhibition space.

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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 (1962) is on display in museum Voorlinden.

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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 its own collection.

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Pere Llobera

16 February - 9 May 2019

From 16 February until 5 May Voorlinden will present Pere Llobera (1970) in the cabinets of the museum. The exhibition displays work ranging from 2007 to his most recent art.

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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.

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 from 7 July 2018 until 10 February 2019.

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. It shows us how, over time, artists have depicted human beings with all of their emotions and instincts. 

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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). He is famous for his mouthwatering depictions of cakes, ice creams and hot dogs.

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Shilpa Gupta – Where Do I Begin

17 February - 1 July 2017

Museum Voorlinden presents an exhibition of work by the Mumbai-based multidisciplinary Indian artist Shilpa Gupta (1976). Where Do I Begin features a selection of works by the Mumbai-based multidisciplinary Indian artist, which are on show in and around the museum. 

Martin Puryear

20 January - 27 May 2018

From 20 January 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.

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). The everyday objects that he brings together are given new form and context in his sculptures and installations. 

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 (1972) and Jonas Wood (1977). It is their first two-person exhibition in Europe.

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The Meantime

1 April - 3 December 2017

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. Museum Voorlinden is taking a break. The exhibition The Meantime invites the visitor to relax between 43 works of art from different periods, styles and movements.

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 forty years.

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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 Martin Creed’s versatile and characteristic oeuvre and has been realized in close collaboration with the artist.

Full Moon

11 September 2016 - 26 March 2017

Full Moon offers an a-historical cross-section and a first introduction to the diversity of the collection. Visitors are invited to make their own connections and comparisons and are challenged to form their own opinions.

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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). Ellsworth Kelly is known for his large format paintings in clear shape and colours. His work engages directly with his surroundings.