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De Appel Arts Centre

Prins Hendrikkade 142, 1011 AT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 5651
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Conceptual artists speaking to themselves

This museum was a disappointment. It seems that conceptual arts have ceased to shock or challenge... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
Jo F
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Dorset, United Kingdom
Dutch Apple

This gallery is perfect for any artists or art enthusiasts concerned and interested in contemporary... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2016
alonzopanto
,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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De Appel arts centre: knows and shows good art. De Appel arts centre is an international institution for contemporary art, fulfilling a key role in the arts in Amsterdam and The Netherlands. De Appel arts centre is also an eye-catcher at the international level and serves as a standard for determining relevant trends in contemporary art. De Appel arts centre shows contemporary art in al its forms.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible21%
27 Aug 2016
“Conceptual artists speaking to themselves”
1 Jun 2016
“Dutch Apple”
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Prins Hendrikkade 142, 1011 AT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

This museum was a disappointment. It seems that conceptual arts have ceased to shock or challenge or engage the viewer in a meaningful narrative - all we are left with are tired cliches, white walls, babbling videos and inconsequential artifacts.

Thank Jo F
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This gallery is perfect for any artists or art enthusiasts concerned and interested in contemporary Dutch and international dialogue. The gallery offers both local work and international. The work is both conceptual and aesthetically strong and has an array of mediums. Easy to find about...More

Thank alonzopanto
Reviewed 29 February 2016

I had found the advertisement for this Art Centre in the city with a picture of a piece of taxidermy on it (it was of the head of a peacock with the body of a penguin) and it really interested me. After a few days...More

Thank Alyssa Z
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The concept of conceptual art is perfectly clear to me, but during the famous Amsterdam MuseumNight De Appel did not had a clear proposition regarding modern art. There weren't any description available on the art shown and it was really, really to conceptual.

1  Thank Sebass v
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Visited here on my last day in Amsterdam. Wow! Great space, brilliant work, nicely displayed. Just very very good. Saw quite a large solo show by british artist Michael Dean and a small Laurie Anderson installation. If you are really into contemporary art this is...More

Thank ItsAlexEdward
Reviewed 30 November 2014

The location is easy to find. Take the bus 32, 33, 34 or 35 from Central Station only one stop or just walk 10 minutes to the museum. The exposition space is quite big, some floors, modern and very bright. It's well tight, big room,...More

1  Thank Solodam J
Marieke I, Public Relations Manager at De Appel Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2015

Thank you for being positive about your visit! We understand that not everybody will appreciate Contemporary art.

Reviewed 20 June 2012

This was defiantly the best and most interesting museum in Amsterdam. We went here just hours before we left the city. And If I had knew that I had missed this museum I would had been more that disappointed and have felt the need to...More

3  Thank Monia L
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of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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