Renée Stotijn Hidden art revealed

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Did you already know the name Renée Stotijn? An Amsterdam artist? Probably not. Until a few months ago, her works were not visible, neither to the public nor to acquaintances. Even her daughters had no idea of the extensive collection. When Renée died last year, they did not know what happened to them: they discovered a wealth of works of art in their parental home, each one more special than the other …

Hidden art revealed

For years, hundreds of drawings, pastels, watercolours and oil paintings had been hidden in cupboards, between walls and double ceilings. It is a miracle that the works of art, stacked up and without protection, are so well preserved.

This find is so special that it must be shared! This exhibition is the first physical exhibition of Renée Stotijn's hidden artworks. It is a selection in its purest form: without frills or modifications and affected by the ravages of time.


What you see is what you get

How the art was found in the cabinets is shared with the visitor, who experiences the works of art as they looked when they were lifted from the cabinets. The 'raw' will therefore be central in this exhibition. “What you see is what you get."

The exhibition has been put together by Renée's daughters with many thanks to the Beurs van Berlage, which offers the opportunity to show these works for the first time.

Read the article in Het Parool below in which the daughters talk about their mother and the artworks. The photo on the right also appeared in Het Parool and is by Lin Woldendorp.

Also read the article below that appeared in Artland Magazine.

Read the article in Parool (in Dutch) Magazine Artland

More information and tickets

The exhibition Renée Stotijn – Hidden art revealed – will be on view in the Beurs van Berlage from June 25th until September 19th 2021* , daily from 11am – 5pm.

Entrance fee: € 7.50
Children up to and including 12 years: € 2.50

Tickets are available through Ticketmaster, via the link below.

* Due to an event, the exhibition will be closed to the public on August 30th and 31st.

Your visit to the exhibition

Our exhibitions can be visited without a Corona ticket. We do ask that you take the following points into account:

  • Disinfect your hands on arrival;
  • Keep a distance of one and a half meters during your visit;
  • Do you have Corona-related complaints, please stay home;
  • No Corona test or vaccination certificate needed;
  • A mouth mask is not necessary during your visit.

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