The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam
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Amsterdam has always charmed visitors by its flourishing artistic life and rich culture. During your stay in Amsterdam, why not visit one of the many museums the city has to offer? Like <a href="the-rijksmuseum-in-amsterdam.shtml">the Rijksmuseum</a>, the Van Gogh Museum will undoubtedly be a must-see during your trip!
Since 1973, the Van Gogh Museum has inspired visitors keen to discover the subtleties of the art of one of the most famous Dutch painters. Located on the Museumplein square, today the museum houses the largest collection of Van Gogh's works. It contains around 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and 800 letters by the artist, presenting in particular his moving correspondence with his brother Theo.
Some of the artist's most iconic paintings can be found here. Among others, this is the case of "Almond Blossoms", "Sower", and "Sunflowers".
Welcoming close to one million visitors every year, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam also displays many works by his contemporaries, whether they were inspired by the master or, on the contrary, were a source of inspiration for him. Among the artists exhibited are Paul Gauguin, Maurice Denis, Claude Monet, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Kees van Dongen. The museum promises a diversity that will delight even the most demanding art lovers!
The main exhibition is arranged chronologically to emphasise the continuity and deviations in Van Gogh's art, but also to compare it to that of other contemporary artists.
To keep things interesting, the museum also offers various exhibitions on subjects relating to the history of modern and contemporary art.