Group exhibition: Ben-Cobra at Cobra Museum, Amstelveen

'Ben Cobra' at the Cobra Museum, Amstelveen, 11 Sept 2020 – 05 Apr 2021. From September 11, the museum will present the exhibition Ben Cobra, curated by the well-known designer, artist and guest curator Aziz Bekkaoui. For this exhibition he has invited a diverse group of more than 25 special, colorful, pioneering, outspokenly creative or otherwise striking individuals: from the children’s mayor of Amsterdam Ilias Admi to Choreographer Uri Eugenio, from chair of the supervisory board of the University of Amsterdam Marise Voskens to the writer Arnon Grunberg. By linking these contemporary Cobras to the museum collection, he shows that Cobra’s quest for hope, the urge for absolute freedom, spon

Overhand Knot was reinstalled at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

One of the most iconic classics of the past was reinstalled at the museum: 'Overhand Knot' (1971) by Japanese-American sculptor Shinkichi Tajiri. You can now (re)discover this monumental sculpture in the entrance hall of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. 'Overhand Knot' might ring a bell for those who've visited or walked past the museum back in the '70s and '80s, as it used to stand on top of the corridor between the old and new building of the Stedelijk – directly visible from the Museumplein. Its new spot in the entrance hall on the Museumplein, therefore, commemorates its former glory. For Tajiri, the knot is a statement: a clear, universal shape that can be understood by everyone. "Put a

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