The Stedelijk Museum is a museum of classic modern art, contemporary art and design in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Museum is located on Museum Square next to the Van Gogh Museum and close to the Rijksmuseum and the Concertgebouw. In 1909, the city of Amsterdam decided to collect contemporary art as well as donations from artists of international acclaim. Since its opening the Museum has created frequent controversy over artistic choice, policies, and financial decisions. Today, Stedelijk holds nearly 90,000 pieces collected since 1874 and representing practically every important art movement of the twentieth and twenty first centuries. Important pieces by Post-Impressionist artists Paul Cezanne and Vincent Van Gogh along with works from Matisse, Picasso, Newman en Rauschenberg, Warhol, Malevich are included in the collection.