Van Abbemuseum

official name Van Abbemuseum
organisation type city museum
founding date 1934
city, country Eindhoven, Netherlands
address Bilderdijklaan 10, 5611 NH Eindhoven, The Netherlands, T: +31 40 238 1000
Opening hours: Tuesdays to Sundays from 11:00 to 17:00 hours. Every first Thursday evening the museum is open until 21:00 hours. From 17:00 hours the admission is free.
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Established in 1936, the Abbe Museum is named after its founder, Henri van Abbe. Van Abbe was a lover of modern art and wanted to enjoy it there from Eindhoven. As of 2010, the collection of the museum houses more than 2700 works of art, of which about 1000 are on paper, are 700 paintings, and 1000 are sculptures, installations and video work.  With an area of 9,825 m2, monument number 507030, the museum holds one of the largest collections of paintings in the world by El Lissitzky. It also has works by Pablo Picasso and Wassily Kandinsky.