Kunsthal Rotterdam Modern Art Gallery
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Kunsthal Rotterdam Modern Art Gallery

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The Kunsthal Rotterdam stages some 25 exhibitions a year. The Kunsthal presents culture in the widest sense of the word: old art, new art, design, photography - from elitist to popular. The Kunsthal frequently experiments with themes which in many cases provide the first impulse for an exhibition. This approach has resulted in an exciting and varied exhibition repertoire highlighting Impressionism, lingerie, Leonardo da Vinci, Blackfoot Indians, Jewels of the Orient, Pop-art. More than 3300 square metres of exhibition space are available in the striking building designed by Rotterdam architect Rem Koolhaas - a work of art in its own right, making a visit to the Kunsthal well worth your while. [source: Kunsthal.nl]

At the time of this shoot Pastoe, a Dutch furniture brand, celebrated it's 100 year existence with an exhibition in the Kunsthal.

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