Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

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Museums & Heritage

Decolonising museums: the new network opening up the diversity debate in the Netherlands

Cultural institutions from Amsterdam to Utrecht will work together to advance diversity and inclusion in programming, audiences and staff

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Keith Haring

Once hidden, Keith Haring’s Amsterdam mural is ready for restoration

Conservators will repair paint losses and weatherproof a work that the artist executed “in a sort of frenzy” in 1986

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Museums & Heritage

Former Stedelijk director Beatrix Ruf will head to Moscow's Garage Museum

The German curator was previously accused of conflicting interests between the Amsterdam museum and her private consulting work

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Conservation & Preservation

Probing nine paintings, conservators in Amsterdam unlock Chagall’s secrets

Research project at the Stedelijk Museum sheds light on some of the artist’s techniques

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Appointments & departures

Stedelijk Museum issues conciliatory statement insisting that feud with Beatrix Ruf is over

Unusual press release is latest twist in long-running dispute between Amsterdam institution and its former director

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Controversies

Beatrix Ruf, former Stedelijk Museum director, cleared of alleged conflicts of interest

Report commissioned by Amsterdam city council finds that she complied with Dutch regulations

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Stedelijk Museum cancelled Ettore Sottsass show to ‘protect lenders’, chief curator says

Italian designer’s estate withdrew agreement to loan works and denied permission to publish texts after disagreement over the exhibition’s layout and content

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Former Stedelijk director Beatrix Ruf blames 'misunderstanding' for departure

German-born curator hits back against “baseless” accusations of a conflict of interest

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Director of Stedelijk resigns 'in interests of museum'

Dutch press allege that Beatrix Ruf’s art advisory business conflicted with her role at top of prestigious institution

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Exhibitions

Muholi defies stigma and stereotypes at the Stedelijk

Around 80 pictures spanning over a decade are on display in Amsterdam

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Exhibitions

De Stijl in the Netherlands: a round-up

Three excellent exhibitions explore different approaches to Neoplasticism

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Exhibitions

Stedelijk explores design solutions created in response to the refugee crisis

Solution or Utopia? is the first of five exhibitions planned by the museum to tackle issues of immigration

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Kazimir Malevich

Stedelijk returns five Malevich works to artist’s heirs

Museum retains 79 works on long-term loan from the City of Amsterdam

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Kazimir Malevich

City of Amsterdam may be sued by the US over lawsuit brought by Malevich heirs

The heirs of Kazimir Malevich are seeking the return of 14 paintings from the Stedelijk Museum, claiming they are not entitled to the paintings

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Kazimir Malevich

US court could hear case against the City of Amsterdam for Kazimir Malevich works of art at the Stedelijk Museum

The heirs of Kazimir Malevich are claiming 14 works which the Dutch institution sent on tour to New York and Houston

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Restitution

Malevich heirs claim paintings—again

A suit has been filed in a US federal court for 14 paintings in the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam

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Restitution

Malevich heirs gunning for Amsterdam’s Stedelijk

Museum bought works after artist abandoned them in Berlin

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Books

Book review: Dutch decorative arts

Titus M. Eliëns, Marjan Groot and Frans Leidelmeijer, Dutch Decorative Arts, 1880-1940

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Kazimir Malevich

True claim to Malevich works still to be determined, but Popov eager to strike a deal involving Koening Collection

The Amsterdam Old Master drawings may be swapped for others owned by the van Beuningen Museum in Russia