Research Logs

sharing ephemeral snippets of ongoing research at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Research logs were called to life to share

more research, more informally, with more people about the research currently taking place in and around the Stedelijk Museum. Follow curators while they prepare for their upcoming exhibitions, plunge into the unabridged words of the artists that were clipped to make museum wall texts, and discover what is being developed by the brains behind the museum library…

Collection and Exhibition Research

In the studio with Ana Lupas

by Leontine Coelewij
April 25, 2024/by Nikolai

To become an Abstraction

by Katerina Sidorova
March 26, 2024/by Nikolai

Tell Me a Story

by Michelle Adler
March 6, 2024/by Nikolai

Action Reaction Abstraction: New Primary Education Program

by Lisa Jacobs
February 28, 2024/by Nikolai

Michel de Klerk and Liesbeth van der Pol

by Ingeborg de Roode
December 6, 2023/by Nikolai

A nineteenth-century metal rocking chair

by Ingeborg de Roode and Stedelijk conservators
September 27, 2023/by Nikolai

Ava and Gabriel: An Exegesis

by Edward Akintola Hubbard
July 19, 2023/by Nikolai

Война [War]: futurist publishing as a reflection on wartime reality

by Katerina Sidorova
June 27, 2023/by Nikolai

Fallen Leaves

as a literary style and research methodology in the work of Vasily Rozanov by Katerina Sidorova
June 21, 2023/by Nikolai

Keith Haring: Notes on Paper

by India Jeffes
June 6, 2023/by Nikolai

Expressive Decoration and Rational Rivets: An Ink Set by Eduard Cuypers

by Kylièn Bergh and Ingeborg de Roode
May 19, 2023/by Nikolai

Geometry Turning Into “Modernity”?

by Ginger van den Akker
May 16, 2023/by Nikolai

Video Club: Social Dance

by Loulou Oudshoorn
May 2, 2023/by Nikolai

Lines of Sight #1: Almaty, Kazakhstan

by Robbie Schweiger
December 1, 2022/by Nikolai

Yto Barrada: The Mothership in Tangier

by Leontine Coelewij
October 14, 2022/by Nikolai

Video Club: Glued to the Tube: Picturing Violence in Mass Media

by Janneke Schrage
August 25, 2022/by Nikolai

How to Inspire Sustainable Practices

by Ab Stevels
August 24, 2022/by Nikolai

A Step-by-Step Guide to Applied Environmental Design

by Ab Stevels
August 24, 2022/by Nikolai

Designing for the Circular Economy

by Ab Stevels
August 24, 2022/by Nikolai

Sustainable or greenwashing?

by Ab Stevels
August 22, 2022/by Nikolai

Exploring Our Backyard

By Veronica León
May 20, 2022/by Nikolai

Race, Colonialism, and the Climate Crisis

What Artists and Designers Can Do. Ekow Eshun interviewed by Amanda Pinatih
May 18, 2022/by Nikolai

Looking at Art through Cultural Analysis: Mieke Bal

by Britte Sloothaak
March 9, 2022/by Nikolai

Made in Harrania?

by Amanda Pinatih
February 18, 2022/by Carlos

Christine Sun Kim, IOU 4 USA, 2021

by Fabienne Chiang
January 12, 2022/by Nikolai

Picasso and the Art of Children

by Amélie Martelle​
January 7, 2022/by Nikolai

Sander Breure & Witte van Hulzen, 12 interventions for the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

by Danica Pinteric
January 5, 2022/by Nikolai

Michele Rizzo, Rest, 2021

by Danica Pinteric
December 9, 2021/by Nikolai

An interview with Ali Selim

Log #6 by Amélie Martelle​
September 14, 2021/by Carlos

Visitors of the Wissa Wassef Centre

Log #5 by Amélie Martelle​
September 1, 2021/by Nikolai

Diving into the Stadsarchief Amsterdam

Log #4 by Amélie Martelle​
August 15, 2021/by Nikolai


Log #3 by Amanda Pinatih
August 1, 2021/by Nikolai

The tapestries IRL

Log #2 by Amanda Pinatih
July 19, 2021/by Nikolai

Meeting the Collection

Log #1 by Amanda Pinatih
July 5, 2021/by Nikolai

In the artist’s words: Barricade

by Esiri Erheriene-Essi
July 1, 2021/by Nikolai

In the artist’s words: The dream of a 1000 shipwrecks

by Patricia Kaersenhout
July 1, 2021/by Nikolai