Madelon Vriesendorp

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Madelon Vriesendorp
Born 1945 (age 68–69)
Nationality Dutch
Occupation artist
Spouse(s) Rem Koolhaas

Madelon Vriesendorp (born 1945, Bilthoven) is a Dutch artist best known as one of the co-founders of the Office of Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in the early 1970s (together with Rem Koolhaas and Elia Zenghelis and Zoe Zenghelis).

She is the wife of architect Rem Koolhaas.

She is most famous for the painting "Flagrant Delit" which was the cover illustration of Delirious New York, the book that Rem Koolhaas wrote in 1975.

Her largest piece of art is the painting on the stage tower of the Netherlands Dance Theatre in The Hague.

Madelon Vriesendorp lives in London and has two children.


  • Rem Koolhaas, Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan, first edition. Oxford University Press, 1978
  • Shumon Basar, Stephan Trüby (eds.): The World of Madelon Vriesendorp, Architectural Association Publications Londen, 2008


This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Dutch Wikipedia.

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