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All Eyes on the museum
Autum 2010

Exhibitions

Over the coming months there are many exhibitions to be seen at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. You will find the calendar below.

Notion motion by Olafur Eliasson is on view until 17 October
Notion motion by Olafur Eliasson is on view until 17 October

Submarine Wharf: Atelier van Lieshout – Infernopolis
Until 26 September 2010
A unique partnership between the Port of Rotterdam and Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. A disused submarine wharf measuring 5000m2 is the location for a series of exhibitions of world-class standard. The series kicked off with an exhibition by the internationally renowned Atelier van Lieshout.

Max Beckmann’s Family Portrait – Focus on a Masterpiece
Until 26 September 2010

Intervention #13 Anne Wenzel – Requiem of Heroism
Until 3 October 2010

Olafur Eliasson – Notion Motion
Until 17 October 2010
In 2005 the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson developed an installation specially for Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen focussing on the interplay between water and light. Notion Motion, an interactive installation measuring 1500 m2, is on display again this autumn.

Fired Clay – Recent donations of ceramics
Until 21 November 2010

Intervention #15 Lutz & Guggisberg – The Studio in Heaven
Until autumn 2010

The Collection Two
Until the end of 2010

Intervention #14 Hans Wilschut – Perforated Perspective
Until 17 april 2011

Yayoi Kusama
Infinity Mirror Room – Phalli’s Field

7 September 2010 - 5 December 2011

All Eyes on Kees van Dongen
18 September 2010 - 23 January 2011
More than sixty masterpieces by the famous artist Kees van Dongen (1877-1968) are being shown together for the first time at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. ‘All Eyes on Kees van Dongen’ follows the artist’s career from his beginning and breakthrough via his travels to his later success. The works have been flown in from major collections from New York to Monaco and from Geneva to Moscow. Many of the paintings come from the family’s collection or from private collections and have rarely or never been exhibited.

Ronald Cornelissen – The Horseman’s Kitchenette (When Demons Cook)
18 September 2010 - 23 January 2011

H+F Fashion on the Edge Collection
16 October 2010 - 30 January 2011

Hella Jongerius - Misfit
13 November 2010 - 13 February 2011
This autumn Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is presenting a selection of works by the industrial designer Hella Jongerius. Over the past fifteen years Jongerius has attained international recognition for her innovative vision of the design profession. Her vases and tableware have made a connection between industrial and craft production. Jongerius also shows us the narrative power of decoration in textiles and furniture design.

Johan Thorn Prikker – Beyond Art Nouveau
13 November 2010 - 13 February 2011
This winter Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen presents a retrospective exhibition of Johan Thorn Prikker (1868-1932), one of the most surprising designers of the early part of the twentieth century. Thorn Prikker was more than simply an Art Nouveau designer; he was one of the first Dutch designers to gain an international reputation. More than 200 paintings, book covers, stained-glass windows, textiles, wall paintings, items of furniture and mosaics illustrate his creative drive for experimentation.

Gabriel Lester - Fortune / Fortuin
12 February 2011 - 15 May 2011
Next spring Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is presenting the first major museum exhibition of the contemporary artist Gabriel Lester. Fortune / Fortuin will take up two large galleries and explores various aspects of fortune in ten new works.

Boris van Berkum
12 February 2011 - 3 July 2011

The Beauty of Science
12 February 2011 - 8 May 2011

Further Forward
5 March 2011 - 15 May 2011

The Collection Enriched
16 April 2011 - end 2012
From Bosch to Goya to Magritte: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen will be showing its impressive collection of European painting in a new light. The collection will be augmented for two years with loans of masterpieces from the Netherlands and abroad. The Collection Enriched offers an overview of the best paintings from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century.

Helly Oestreicher
28 May 2011 - 28 August 2011

Marijke van Warmerdam
4 June 2011 - 11 September 2011
Next summer Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is organising a major retrospective exhibition of the Dutch artist Marijke van Warmerdam. Covering more than 1500m2 the exhibition will present her multifaceted oeuvre consisting of films, videos, sound pieces, photographs, sculptures and her recent ‘painted’ film stills. Her work gives a light-hearted yet intense view of everyday reality. For example, her 16mm film ‘Dream Machine’ (2006) gives us a close-up and slow-motion view of a drop of milk slowly dissolving in a glass of water.

George Condo
4 June 2011 - 25 September 2011

Submarine Wharf
4 June 2011 - 2 October 2011
In the summer of 2011 the Submarine Wharf in Rotterdam’s harbour will again be transformed into an exhibition space. In 2010 Atelier Van Lieshout kicked off the series with ‘Infernopolis’. It has not yet been announced who will have the opportunity to exhibit in the 5000m2 space in 2011, but the museum and the Port of Rotterdam will continue its partnership to ensure another spectacular exhibition in this location.

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