Public Art. Amsterdam


Strike a Pose – Wafae Ahalouch

Amsterdam, the magic center, art and counterculture 1967-1970

Schip van Slebos

De Appel

Het Bankje

Het Raam

De Oude Kerk

Het Stoepje


De Brug

De Brug


Het Zandkasteel en de Amsterdamse Poort

How to Kill a Tree, Edward Clydesdale Thomson

City Cells

Nelson Mandela

Monument tegen Apartheid en Racisme


Spanje Monument

De Muur

Gedenkteken Steven van Dorpel

De Grote Glijbaan

Yellow Wings

Dolle Mina

Man en Schaap

Hortus Botanicus

Portrait of Jan Pieterszoon Coen, J.L. Vreugde

Anton de Kom

Now, Speak!

Tayouken Piss

Monument Bijlmerramp

Sequin Monument

Mama Aisa

Zonder titel (Twee Schuine Naalden)

Nationaal Monument Slavernijverleden

Monument for Martin Luther King


Voor de Bijen

Industrieel Monument

The Black Archives


Corned Beef


Brace for Impact, Node #6

Untitled (You Don’t Have To Be Here)



Groot Landschap

De 7 poorten


De Kies

Black Waves

Tectona Grandis

Stapeling omlaag

Animaris Rhinoseros Transport

Tuinen van West

De Poort van Constant

Fietstunnel station Amsterdam CS




IJ boulevard

ADM monument

De Ceuvel



De Ceuvel

Gedenkteken Ataturk

Twee Beelden

Sunday Seminar Pay Attention Please! curating the city

Official Opening Pay Attention Please!

De Kost en de Baat

Van Eesteren Museum and Aldo van Eyck’s climbing frames

Constructie met I-balken, André Volten

Mirage, Tamás Kaszás

Rembo, Bastienne Kramer

Untitled, Margot Zanstra

Horse Chestnut, Amok Island

2 U’s naar buiten / 2 U’s naar binnen, Carel Visser

Opstandingskerk, Marius Duintjer


WOW Amsterdam

Leonard van Munster, Under Heaven 02

Lex Horn, Concrete relief Hendrik de Keyser

Het Wiel, Jeroen Henneman

Herbert Nouwens, Brettensuite

White Noise

De Wachter

Feestelijke Beelden (festive sculptures)

Your Life is Calling


Primum movens ultimum moriens

11 Rue Simon Crubellier

Lady Solid

Opgelichte Stoeptegels

Ode to Mungus, Menhir Tower and Spire

Untitled (Hildo)

The First Turk Immigrant or The Nameless Heroes of The Revolution – Framer Framed

Amsterdam, the Magic Center Art and counterculture 1967-1970, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Monument for the White Cube – P/////AKT

Monuments to the Unsung – Framer Framed

wild care, tame neglect – Frankendael Foundation

GET LOST – art route, several artists

Ode to the Bijlmer – CBK Zuidoost

Untitled (You Don’t Have To Be Here) – De Appel

We should have a conversation (2018) – De Appel

Fiep van Bodegom

Roos van Rijswijk

Alma Mathijsen

Massih Hutak

Chris Keulemans

Rashid Novaire


Tt. Neveritaweg 61, Amsterdam

25 april – 2 december

Stichting NDSM-werf

Tt. Neveritaweg 61, Amsterdam

Ferrotopia is an art installation in the public space, ‘gesamtskunstwerk’ and pop-up museum in one. The art installation is an ode to iron (ferro = iron) and consists of a collection of characteristic buildings grouped around a central square. Components of this have already been seen during the past three years at the Ruhrtriennale in Bochum (Germany) and at the Center Pompidou in Paris (France). A new work will also be presented at the NDSM shipyard; the Valhamer House, a place for destruction and recycling. The ensemble will be finished with the unique Happy Gietloods, a fully equipped and ready-to-use metal workshop, smithy and foundry.

Cross-over programme
Against the backdrop of Ferrotopia a program of visual art, design, theater, film, music and lectures unfolds from the opening. In this, romanticism of the industrial heritage is linked to the rediscovery of new industry and craft in a circular economy. This program is realised in collaboration with, among others, Over het IJ festival, Partizan Publik, MU Eindhoven, EYE Film Museum and, of course, Atelier Van Lieshout itself.

The focal point of the installation is the Domestikator, who caused a stir because of it’s sexually tinted appearance. Atelier Van Lieshout clarifies the theme of this artwork as follows:

“Domestikator reflects on the way humans cultivate and domesticate the world by applying their ingenuity and creativity, yet how at the same time they challenge ethical and real borders by new technologies. With the artwork, artist Joep van Lieshout wants to start a dialogue about these positive and negative forces, while playfully addressing one of the last few remaining hypocritical taboos.”

Ferrotopia is realized on behalf of the NDSM shipyard foundation. The project is made possible with financial contributions from the City of Amsterdam, Mondriaan Fund, Amsterdam North District and Amsterdam Fund for the Arts.

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