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“Newly Reopened” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Stedelijk Museum

Stedelijk Museum
De Mortel 4, 5211 HV Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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Ranked #10 of 28 things to do in Den Bosch
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Newly Reopened”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

The opening was a fun and strange event with men wearing sinks washing your hands as you walked in, and some weird perforative events. It focuses on the 3 areas that are the Dutch artistic "sports"-design, jewelry, and ceramics. It is a very good collection especially of jewelry and ceramics (many of the pieces were made at the local European Ceramic Center Workshop -EKWC-in Den Bosch, not far way). The works are displayed in stacked plexiglass boxes, and while overall it is a stunning effect, it can make the pieces difficult to look at, especially those that are lower down. The Ted Noten exhibit that is there now (for the reopening) was interesting and always nice to see into the mind of an artist, but suffered from a bit of over design (circles on the floor, technology that often didn't work....visited three times). On the ceramics/jewelry floor there are LCD running text displays that are distracting and confusing. However, the work itself makes it worth seeing, and the new wing is beautiful.

Visited June 2013
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