Museum Jan van der Togt

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Museum Jan van der Togt
Museum Jan van der Togt. Amstelveen 001.JPG
Museum in 2010
Museum Jan van der Togt is located in Amsterdam
Museum Jan van der Togt
Location in the greater Amsterdam area
Established 1991[1]
Location Dorpsstraat 50[2]
Amstelveen, Netherlands
Coordinates 52°18′08″N 4°50′48″E / 52.3023°N 4.8466°E / 52.3023; 4.8466Coordinates: 52°18′08″N 4°50′48″E / 52.3023°N 4.8466°E / 52.3023; 4.8466
Type Art museum
Founder Jan van der Togt
Website www.jvdtogt.nl

Museum Jan van der Togt is a modern visual art museum in Amstelveen, near Amsterdam in the Netherlands. It was established by 1991 by Jan van der Togt, an industrialist and founder of the company Tomado who was a collector of contemporary art.

He wanted his collection to remain together and formed a foundation for this. Besides a permanent collection of paintings and sculptures, the museum has an important collection of modern glass art such as Libenský & Brychtová, Maria Lugosi and Bruno Pedrosa. They include masterpieces of avant-garde Czech glass artists such as Vaclav Cigler and Ales Vasicek.

Besides exhibitions from the permanent collection there are exhibitions several times a year, featuring notable artists in the modern visual art field such as Eugène Brands, Karel Appel, Ans Wortel, Anton Heyboer and Hugo Claus.

View of room in Museum Jan van der Togt

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Dutch) Over ons, Museum Jan van der Togt. Retrieved on 1 June 2015.
  2. ^ (Dutch) Home, Museum Jan van der Togt. Retrieved on 1 June 2015.

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