Published on: 2018-09-24 17:21:58
Foam or Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam is a photography museum located at the Keizersgracht in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The museum has four different exhibitions at any given time in which different photographic genres are shown, such as documentary, art and fashion. Next to large exhibitions by well-known photographers, Foam also shows the work of young and upcoming photographers, in shorter running exhibitions. Two notable shows were Henri Cartier-Bresson - A Retrospective, work by Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Richard Avedon - Photographs 1946 -2004, a major retrospective of Richard Avedon. In summer 2016 Foam presented a major Helmut Newton retrospective exhibition. The museum contains a café, a library, a commercial gallery called FoamEditions and a bookshop. The museum also publishes a quarterly photography magazine called Foam Magazine.