Your I amsterdam City Card gives free entrance
Take bus 142, 170 or 172 for the best connection between Amsterdam CS / Museumplein and Amstelveen Bus Station, which is located across the Cobra Museum.
© Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Right Society (ARS) New York 2014
© Sam Francis Foundation, California, c/o Pictoright Amsterdam 2014
Solomon R. Guggenheim museum collection at the Cobra Museum of Modern art
From April 4 on
More than 50 paintings and sculptures from the international abstract collection of the Solomon. R Guggenheim Museum will be on show from April on. The show contains works by Pollock, Rothko, Bourgeois, De Kooning and many more including three CoBrA artist. All the work has been collected by Guggeheims first director James Johnson Sweeney and was exhibited at the openingshow in 1959. Watch our website and facebookpage for more details on this show.
UNITED IN THE QUEST FOR RENEWAL
07.01 11.05 2014
Before, during and after Cobra, Dutch artists strove to achieve renewal in art in collective or associative form. The experimental Cobra movement (1948-1951), in which Dutch artists played an important role, distinguished itself from these other post-war artist groups by being a manifestly international movement. During the Cobra period, a number of the Cobra artists also took part in other, more loosely organized artist associations.
METAHAVEN SELECTED PROJECTS 2010-2014
18 january through 16 march 2014
Winners 5th Cobra Art Prize underscores the interdisciplinary spirit of the Cobra movement
The Metahaven Design Collective, founded by Vinca Kruk (b. Leiden 1980) and Daniel van der Velden (b. Rotterdam 1971), is the winner of the fifth anniversary edition of the Cobra Art Prize Amstelveen. With the Cobra Art Prize Amstelveen, the Cobra Museum of Modern Art focuses attention on the values of the Cobra movement in relation to contemporary art practice. Those values were experimental, engaged and interdisciplinary. As Xander Karskens, of De Hallen in Haarlem and chairman of the jury, states, ‘Metahaven is an outstanding example of a design practice in which, in the spirit of CoBrA, the boundaries of disciplines are explored, interdisciplinary inspiration is sought and art is critically applied to society from a perspective of utopian ideals’