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Maarten Baas

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Maarten Baas
artist's name: Maarten Baas
preferred medium: design/fashion
nationality: NL
born: 1978
born in: Burgh-Haamstede
lives in: Hemmen
secondary residence: Hertogenbosch
artist's / gallery's website: Maarten Baas

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Maarten Baas - Profile

Maarten Baas (born 19 February 1978) is a Dutch designer. From 1979, Baas grew up in Burgh-Haamstede and Hemmen located in the southwest and central region of the Netherlands. After graduating from high school, he began studying at the Design Academy Eindhoven in 1996. Baas is considered to be one of the most influential Dutch designers of the beginning of the 21st century. He is often described as an “author designer,” of which his works lie on the boundaries between art and design. His work is known as rebellious, playful, intellectual, theatrical and artistic. He has gained an autonomous position in the design field, and his work varies from conceptual designs, limited editions, production design, installations, public space, architecture, interior design, theater design and performances. maartenbaas

10 important exhibitions with Maarten Baas

Exhibition Exhibitor City Country Start date
Free Play Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB) Santa Barbara US 01.07.2017
Hide & Seek, Maarten Baas Groninger Museum Groningen NL 18.02.2017
Gispen Specials - The Customer is Always Right Museum Boijmans van Beuningen Rotterdam NL 10.09.2016
DDW Sense Nonsense Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven NL 18.10.2014
Collector Lille 3000 Lille FR 05.10.2011
UNIVERSO RIETVELD - architecture art design MAXXI - Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo Rom IT 13.04.2011
OVERLAP - an exhibition on art and design Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art Kopenhagen DK 09.04.2011
The More Things Change San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, SFMOMA San Francisco US 20.11.2010
Design contre Design - Deux siècles de créations Galeries nationales du Grand Palais Paris FR 26.09.2007

10 important collections, in which Maarten Baas is represented:

Dacra Art & Design Collection