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King Willem-Alexander opens new museum Voorlinden

King Willem-Alexander opens new museum Voorlinden

King Willem-Alexander opens Saturday the doors of the new Museum Voorlinden in Wassenaar. The museum is three years built.

The museum for modern and contemporary art is an initiative by collector and businessman Joop van Caldenborgh. Former Rijksmuseum director Wim Pijbes is the new leadership.

In particular, white building, which by daylight is lit, are about twenty rooms. An auditorium, library, print room, an educational room, a restoration workshop and a museum shop. In addition to changing exhibitions, beginning with Ellsworth Kelly and the presentation of Full Moon, there is also permanent work.

Thus, there is a real swimming pool of the Argentine artist Leandro Erlich (1973), where it seems like there is museum visitors in swimming.

The museum, a design by Kraaijvanger Architects, is located on an ancient estate of 40 acres with ponds, forests, meadows and dunes. Visitors can after being in the museum, a walk around the grounds.

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