Van Gogh Museum

Artist Biography:
The Van Gogh Museum, erected in 1973, is an art museum dedicated to the works of world-renowned Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries, including artists of both the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist movements. It has the largest collection of Van Gogh's paintings and drawings in the world, and is the most visited museum in the Netherlands. The museum consists of two buildings or wings, each with their specific display purposes. The Rietveld building, designed by Gerrit Rietveld and built in 1973, exhibits the museum's permanent collection. The Kurokawa wing, designed by Kisho Kurokawa and built in 1999, is the venue for the museum's major temporary or traveling exhibitions.