Van gogh museum

van gogh museum

What is the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam?

The Van Gogh Museum is a Dutch art museum dedicated to the works of Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries in the Museum Square in Amsterdam South, close to the Stedelijk Museum, the Rijksmuseum, and the Concertgebouw. The museum opened on 2 June 1973, and its buildings were designed by Gerrit Rietveld and Kisho Kurokawa.

Where is Van Gogh’s collection?

The work of Vincent van Gogh occupies a special place in the collection of Anton and Helene Kröller-Müller, the founders of the Kröller-Müller Museum. Thanks to them, the museum has the second largest Van Gogh collection in the world.

What can I do at the Van Gogh Museum?

Explore Vincent van Goghs famous masterpieces in the museums permanent exhibition. Learn more about Vincent van Goghs life, read his letters, explore his paintings and drawings.

Where did Vincent van Gogh live?

Your official guide for visiting the Netherlands. Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), born in the province of Brabant, is one of the most famous artists who ever existed. If you wish to admire Van Gogh’s works, you really must visit the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.

Where can you see Van Goghs paintings in Amsterdam?

Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. Amsterdam Van Gogh Museum maintains the world’s largest collection of the works of the world’s most popular artist - Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), his paintings, drawings and letters, completed with the art of his contemporaries.

When did the Van Gogh Museum open?

The museum opened on 2 June 1973, and its buildings were designed by Gerrit Rietveld and Kisho Kurokawa . The museum contains the largest collection of Van Goghs paintings and drawings in the world.

Do you have to pay for Van Gogh Museum?

Van Gogh Museum tickets. Visit to this museum is for free with I Amsterdam City Card. You also get public transport, museums and attractions entry and canal cruise. It is highly recommended for tourists. If you would like to buy individual tickets we recommend to buy your tickets in advance so you can skip the line.

What happened to Van Gogh’s collection?

The collection was inherited by her son Vincent Willem van Gogh in 1925, eventually loaned to the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, where it was displayed for many years, and was transferred to the state-initiated Vincent van Gogh Foundation in 1962.

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