for the love of art.


BPD Art Collection
The Netherlands
Lara Almarcegui, Guide to ruined buildings in the Netherlands XIX-XXI Century, 2008. ©Adriaan van Dam.
Andre Volten, Plastiek, 1975 and Steven Aalders, Cardinal Points, 2006© Adriaan van Dam
Jan Schoonhoven, Untitled, 1965 ©Adriaan van Dam
Alexandra Leykauf, Wand, 2010. ©Gert Jan van Rooij. Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij
Susanne Kriemann, One Time One million, 2009. ©Gert Jan van Rooij. Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij
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About the collection

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The BPD Art Collection consists of 1.000 works of art in all disciplines from the last three decades of the 20th century, with emphasis on fundamental painting, new figuration, new sculpture and neo-expressionism, and contemporary international art. Recently the collection policy has been sharpened to relate more to the core business of the company.

The more recent purchases include works of art which deal with architecture, urban and public space, or artists who deal with the relationship between their work and space. BPD also has the BPD Culture Fund which supports art and culture projects throughout the Netherlands. In addition advise with respect to art and culture is given to BPD.

Commission program / Site-specific order(s) :

- André Volten, Spiegel van de Hemel, 1986
- Carel Visser, Overleg, 1991
- Marlene Dumas, Het Koninklijk Paar, 1995-1996
- Marijke Van Warmerdam, Knipoog, 2002
- Frank Bruggeman, Dutchscape/Nomad 1, 2007
- Erik van Lieshout, Commission, 2011



About the company


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France and Germany

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1.7 billion Euros

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BPD focuses on one of the basic human needs: shelter. On houses, neighbourhoods and every possible residential need there may be in the countries where we operate as an area developer: the Netherlands, France and Germany. We conduct extensive research into these needs, which forms the basis of everything we develop and build.

BPD is a leading European area developer. Today, over one million Europeans live in homes and areas that we have realized. We believe in creating 'living environments', areas that are alive in their own right. That offer space and peace of mind and also encourage activities on the streets outside.