Explore Vincent van Gogh’s masterpieces in the permanent collection. See his development as an artist in the museum galleries. Get to know his ideas and ambitions and step into Van Gogh’s world.
A new view
In the Rietveld building, you step directly into Van Gogh’s world. You obviously see his masterpieces, but also his drawings and letters. You discover the ideas and ambitions behind his art.
Van Gogh experienced life and the world intensely and wanted his art to portray the great themes of life, such as anxiety, suffering, love and hope. You follow the on-going search of an artist who was constantly trying to improve himself. In this way, you get a new view of an artist you thought you knew.