Prince Constantijn Supervises Stedelijk Museum

  April 1, 2009 at 4:52 am by

Queen Beatrix’s youngest son, prince Constantijn, will become a member of the supervisory board of the ‘Stedelijk Museum’ (City Museum) in Amsterdam. According to a spokesperson of the museum, Prince Constantijn has great affinity with modern and contemporary art. And the prince’s “sharp analytical skills, his international experience and his knowledge of European and international governance” has been the reason to appoint him in this function.

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The board also gets a new chairman, TomTom CEO Alexander Ribbink will succeed former ABN-AMRO CEO Rijkman Groenink. Ribbink has been asked because of his affinity with modern art and his experience in management. The prince and Ribbink will start with their new function on April 15th.

The ‘Stedelijk Museum’ is the most important modern art musem in The Netherlands. At the moment the museum is being renovated, though their collection is ehibited on various other locations in the city. The website of the museum can be found here.

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