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Maarten Baas: Hide and Seek

Lahti Museum of Visual Arts Malva, Lahti

  • 29.4.2022–18.9.2022

Maarten Baas in internationally known for his designs that surprise, charm and astonish.


One of the most influential Dutch designers of his generation, Maarten Baas, is bringing his humoristic and rebellious universe to Malva. Baas is known for his designs that surprise, charm and astonish. They also challenge the traditional division of art and design: for Baas design is much more an artistic expression of his imagination than a quest for the best functional design.

The Hide and Seek exhibition will feature Baas classic works and new video pieces. The exhibition includes the renowned Smoke series, for which Baas charred design classics, such as Frank Lloyd Wrights Taliesin floor lamp.

Maarten Baas (b. 1978) is a Dutch artist and designer, who graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven in 2002. Baas occupies a unique position in the field, embodying conceptual art, craftsmanship, installation, public space and performance into his oeuvre. He is known for his rebellious, intellectual, theatrical and artistic style. The majority of his work is handmade in his studio in s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands.

In collaboration with Groninger Museum, Netherlands.

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Lahti Museum of Visual Arts Malva
Pijnteenkatu 9, 15140 Lahti

044 482 6042

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Admission with Museum Card
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Mon Closed
Tue 10:00-18:00
Wed 10:00-21:00
Thu 10:00-18:00
Fri 10:00-18:00
Sat 10:00-18:00
Sun 10:00-18:00

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