The Moco Museum is located in a beautiful old townhouse, overlooking the Museum square. The building was designed in 1904 by Eduard Cuypers, nephew of the renowned Pierre Cuypers who designed Amsterdam’s Central Station and the Rijksmuseum, which is at the opposite end of the square. The museum brings a wide range of inspiring modern and contemporary art to the public. It showcases artists such as, Banksy, Jean-Michel Basquit, JR, KAWS, Keith Haring, Jeff Koons, Yavoi Kusama, Andy Warhol and many more.
Banksy, a mysterious British artist known for his humorous and political street art. The Banksy exhibition at Moco contains several of his infamous street pieces, as well a large number of his indoor works, including work on canvas. One of these is his giant ‘Beanfield’ painting, an eye-catcher as you enter the Banksy exhibition. Other highlights include ‘Girl with Balloon’, ‘Laugh Now’ and ‘Keep It Real’.
A visit to Moco is an unforgettable experience and a true eye-opener. Enjoy one-of-a kind experience with unparalleled collections of art in which irony and humor are used to reflect modern society. Take a glance into the art world, which is usually hidden from the public!
The audio guide is available in English and Dutch.