Moco Museum

modern and contemporary art

A private museum for modern and contemporary art which opened its doors in 2016. It focuses on proven artists, so-called 'Rock Stars of Art', who have their own vision and use a lot of irony towards modern society.


Banksy's "Battle of the Beanfield" at the Moco Museum, Amsterdam. One of Banksy's most famous pieces. Moco Museum's collection consists of modern and contemporary art with Banksy as a continuous exhibition. On display is one of Banksy's legendary pieces, 'Beanfield.' The huge canvas, located among wooden panels and soft grey walls, shows a humorous nudge towards the police brutality at the Battle of Beanfield in 1985. Photo: FaceMePLS


  • Banksy - Laugh Now
  • Modern Masters
  • Contemporary Masters
  • The Kid
  • Reflecting Forward: In Search of Connectivism
  • the New FuTure

    Street Art

    For decades the owners of the museum - Lionel and Kim Logchies - worked with renowned artists like Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, Jean Michel Basquiat, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Picasso and Salvador Dalí. But they have also developed a big interest in the up and coming Street Art movement and they keep themselves up to date about all novelties within the underground scene, led by the new Warhol of the street art, Banksy.

    Lionel and Kim also own LionelGallery , a modern art gallery in the Spiegelkwartier art district selling artworks from Warhol, Picasso, Banksy and Miró.

    Banksy   mystery street artist

    Banksy is the pseudonym of a street artist whose identity remains unknown. He began his graffiti career in Bristol and became more widely recognized around Bristol and in London.

    The artwork of Banksy is characterized by striking images, often combined with slogans. Often engaged with political themes, satirically critiquing war, capitalism, hypocrisy and greed. Common subjects Banksy uses include rats, apes, policemen, members of the royal family, and children.

    Banksy's worldwide fame has transformed his artwork from acts of vandalism to high art pieces.

    Moco Museum

    Honthorststraat 20
    Amsterdam (Zuid)


    Moco Museum is located in Villa Alsberg on Museumplein opposite Rijksmuseum and next to Van Gogh Museum

    tram 2 5 12 Museumplein
    local_parking Q-Park Museumplein

    Opening hours
    Sun 09:00 - 21:00
    Mon 09:00 - 19:00
    Tue 09:00 - 19:00
    Wed 09:00 - 19:00
    Thu 09:00 - 19:00
    Fri 09:00 - 21:00
    Sat 09:00 - 21:00

    Entrance fee
    €21.95 adults (18+)
    €18.95 students
    €18.95 youth (7-17)
    free 0-6 years

    Tip Buy your tickets online and save €3 to €7 per ticket!

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    villa alsberg

    Villa Alsberg on Museumplein with its entrance to the museum


    Banksy's interpretation of Mona Lisa in which he combined the classical painting of DaVinci with the Pop Art style of Andy Warhol


    Final Days by KAWS


    Dream by Icy & Sot, also called 'the Banksy of Iran'.   Photo: Hao-Ping Su


    Banksy - Bomb Hugger (2003)


    Banksy's 'Girl with Balloon' (2004) at Moco Museum.   Photo: Mariachiara D'Onghia


    The Gun Chronicles: a story of America (2018) by artist and activist JR


    'Flower Thrower' (2005) by Banksy on view in the exhibition Laugh Now


    Pulp Fiction (2005) by Banksy


    Interior of Moco Museum



    KAWS' Mickey Mouse-inspired sculpture Companion (Passing Through) on view in Moco Museum's garden


    Meet the Icons of Modern Art
    - Jean-Michel Basquiat


    The Kissing Coppers (2004) by Banksy on view in the exhibition Laugh Now

    On display until 1 November 2020


    Diamond Matrix by Studio Irma

    villa alsberg
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