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If you’ve planned a day to Amsterdam there is one thing you absolutely can’t miss, and that’s the Moco Museum. This is a contemporary museum with modern art, that always has many expositions full of outspoken pieces. One of their current expositions is called Moco Masters, and shows a wide range of exceptional contributions of all kinds of well-known artists like Mark Rothko, Keith Haring, Tracey Emin and many more. This is your chance to see the works of these talented and outspoken artists yourself, in the Moco Museum in Amsterdam.
The Moco Museum collection: Mark Rothko
One of the featured artists in the Moco Masters collection is Mark Rothko. Mark makes art that at first sight seems very simplistic. His abstract paintings exist from color blocks in contrasting color pallettes, and are available in several sizes. What makes his works so famous is the expressive use of color in his so called ‘color field paintings’. His painted rectangles get so many different reactions. Some people absolute adore them, while others think they are worth shit and are way to simple if you compare them to the fame he gets. In the Moco Museum in Amsterdam you can check out a lot of works of Mark Rothko and judge them yourself.
Where to find the Mark Rothko exposition
If you’d like to check out all the works by Mark Rothko you will need to come to the famous ‘museumplein’, where the Moco Museum is situated. You’ll find it in a lovely old townhouse called Villa Alsberg, that used to be a family home, a lawyers firm, a school and now a contemporary museum. The old caracteristics in the home make it perfect for a museum, and really add up tot he excentric pieces they exhibit at Moco. This makes it definitely worth a visit.
About this contemporary museum of modern art
The Moco Museum is one of the most well-known museums in Amsterdam, which is quite an accomplishment since this city has a lot museums. The carefully chosen collection that they exhibit and the tasteful way they present them makes it a very inspiring visit. The artwork that they show is suitable for all ages and seems to impress many different kind of people, with a wide variety in taste. So no matter what kind of art you prefer, a Moco you will laugh, think, and get inspired.