27 June, 2007

Max Beckmann in Amsterdam

Max Beckmann in Amsterdam, 1937-1947
6 April 2007 - 19 August 2007

This exhibition offers the first extensive retrospective of the work produced by Max Beckmann in his years in Amsterdam. Max Beckmann (1884-1950) was one of the leading and most distinguished German artists of the 20th century.

In collaboration with the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich.
The exhibition can be seen in Munich from 13 September 2007 to 6 January 2008.

Running concurrently with the exhibition in the Van Gogh Museum, the Bible Museum in Amsterdam will show The Apocalypse, a major series of lithographs by Beckmann.

In the footsteps of Max Beckmann
Podwalk: downloadable city audio tour


Alongside a visit to the exhibition you can take your own walking audio tour (podwalk) of 12 city venues where Beckmann lived, worked and gained inspiration for his paintings.

Download the tour and the city map below or explore the interactive map.


  • Zip file with full audio tour (31,5 mb)
  • City map (pdf, 120 kb)

    Audio fragments

    1. Kunsthandel Paul Cassirer & Co (art dealer's firm), Keizersgracht 109 (mp3, 3.143 kb)
    2. Krasnapolsky Hotel, Dam (mp3, 2.416 kb)
    3. Max Beckmann’s House, Rokin 85 (mp3, 4.391 kb)
    4. Kunstzaal Van Lier (art gallery), Rokin 126 (mp3, 1.908 kb)
    5. Hotel de l'Europe, Muntplein (mp3, 2.388 kb)
    6. Tuschinski Theatre, Reguliersbreestraat 26-28 (mp3, 2.315 kb)
    7. Rembrandtplein (mp3, 2.237 kb)
    8. Rembrandthuis, Jodenbreestraat 4 (mp3, 3.356 kb)
    9. Artis Zoo, Plantage Kerklaan 40 (mp3, 3.157 kb)
    10. American Hotel, Leidseplein (mp3, 2.838 kb)
    11. Blue Teahouse, Vondelpark (mp3, 1.821 kb)
    12. Stedelijk Museum, Paulus Potterstraat 13 (mp3, 3.653 kb)

    The audio tour is produced by Antenna Audio with the collaboration of Beatrice von Bormann.

    In the mean time, explore the interactive map for a preview of the tour. If you’re not familiar to the navigation of this map, please read the directions for use.

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