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Jean Tinguely is famous for his playful, boldly kinetic machines and explosive performances. Precisely twenty-five years after his death, the Stedelijk opens a Tinguely retrospective: the largest-ever exhibition of the artist to be mounted in a Dutch museum.

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Jean Tinguely - Machine Spectacle

Largest-ever retrospective in the Netherlands of a versatile avant-garde artist

1 October 2016 – 5 March 2017

Swiss artist Jean Tinguely (1925–1991) is famous for his playful, boldly kinetic machines and explosive performances. Everything had to be different, everything had to move. Precisely twenty-five years after his death, on October 1st, the Stedelijk opens …

Jean Tinguely - Machine Spectacle

Largest-ever retrospective in the Netherlands of a versatile avant-garde artist

1 October 2016 – 5 March 2017

Swiss artist Jean Tinguely (1925–1991) is famous for his playful, boldly kinetic machines and explosive performances. Everything had to be different, everything had to move. Precisely twenty-five years after his death, on October 1st, the Stedelijk opens a Tinguely retrospective: the largest-ever exhibition of the artist to be mounted in a Dutch museum. With over a hundred machine sculptures, most of which are in working order, paired with films, …

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Museumplein 10
Amsterdam, NL