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Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (colloquially Stedelijk):  is a museum for modern art, contemporary art, and design in Amsterdam in the Netherlands.[8][9] It is located at the Museum Square in the borough Amsterdam South, close to the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum, and the Concertgebouw. The museum was founded in 1874. The current building was designed by Adriaan Willem Weissman and opened its doors in 1895. Between 1945 and 1954, the museum was renovated and the floor space was doubled. Between 2003 and 2012, the building was again renovated and a new wing designed by Benthem Crouwel Architects was added. The museum was reopened for the general public on 23 September 2012. The collection comprises modern and contemporary art and design from early 20th century up to the 21st century. It features artists such as Vincent van Gogh, Wassily Kandinsky, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, Jackson Pollock, Karel Appel, Andy Warhol, Willem de Kooning, Marlene Dumas, Lucio Fontana, and Gilbert & George