Van Abbemuseum

A museum of modern and contemporary art located in central Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

The Van Abbemuseum houses one of the largest collections of paintings in the world by El Lissitzky. It also has works by Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Wassily Kandinsky, Marc Chagall, Fernand Léger, Piet Mondrian and Theo van Doesburg. The museum also displays works by postwar artists such as Joseph Beuys, Marcel Broodthaers, Anselm Kiefer, Jannis Kounellis, Rebecca Horn and Sigmar Polke. 

The Van Abbemuseum is founded by Henri van Abbe. He was a cigar manufacturer at the end of the 19th and early 20th centuries. In Eindhoven he had some factories. He was also an avid art collector, mainly of modern art paintings. In 1930 he decided to exhibit a part of his collection, for which he has built the Van Abbemuseum. It would be a place where all people could get acquainted with the mysteries of contemporary art and would be able to enjoy it. 

 

ESTABLISHED

1936

DIRECTOR

Charles Esche

Location

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

ONSITE VISITS

93,000+ (2013)

ONLINE VISITS

302,000+ (2014)

FACEBOOK FANS

27,000+

TWITTER FOLLOWERS

13,400+

Team

INTK, collaborators and freelancers responsible for projects developed with the Van Abbemuseum.

Rui Guerra

INTK co-founder and strategist

Janique Smeets

Online communication specialist at INTK

Mariët Erica

Mariët Erica

Online Marketing & Communication at Van Abbemuseum

Daniel Neugebauer

Daniel Neugebauer

Head of Marketing, Mediation & Fundraising at Van Abbemuseum

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