Nico van der Stam “Bij ons in de …” 27.02 – 26.03.2000

February 27, 2000 11:43 pm Published by

Photo exhibition 27.02 – 26.03.2000

Bij ons in de …

During the period 1965-1989 he photographed street scenes, popular theater, in- and outdoors of residents of the time with among others Johnny Jordaan, Tante Leen and Johnny Meijer (popular Jordaan singers and musicians).

A large part of his varied and interesting archive has been entrusted to the Maria Austria Institute in Amsterdam.


Nico van der Stam
2e Jacob van Campenstraat 96
1073 XW Amsterdam
tel: 020-6791792 / fax: 020-6790601


Born: Rotterdam 24-06-1925
Education: autodidact
Free lance photographer

Jazz, pop, publicity, educative en social photography, travel reports

Archives: Amsterdam: Fotostock and Maria Austria Instituut; The Hague: Letterkundig Museum

Publications: daily / weekly newspapers and magazines (Vara gids, VPRO, Televizier, Veronica omroepblad, Hitweek, Algemeen Dagblad, Het Parool, Weekend, Story, Muziek Express), Rijam diary’s, record covers, school books, etc…


Solo exhibitions:

1958 – Amsterdam, Café Eylders (A Combination)
1959 – Amsterdam, Galerie Cinq Mouches
1966 – Hilversum, gebouw Vara (Street Photography)
1967 – Castricum, Hotel De Rustende Jager
1968 – Dordrecht, Tekengenootschap Pictura (Pop Photos)
1984 – Amsterdam, Café Hohenwahn (Op’-art and Nico van der Stam’s Women)
1991 – Amsterdam, Nederlands Theater Instituut (Portraits and Stage Photos)
1993 – Edam, Jazz Club Mahogany Hall (Nico van der Stam Early Hour Jazz Photographer)
1995 – Amsterdam, Pro Picture/Pro Used (Quo Vadis, Nico’s Choice)
1996 – Amsterdam, Café De Pijp

Group exhibitions:

1974 – Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum (World Press Photo)
1974 – Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum (GKF – exhibition)
1992 – Amsterdam, Nieuwe Kerk (The Decisive Picture) Highlights of Dutch Photography in the 20th Century
1994 – Rotterdam, Kunsthal (Rock Around the Camera, 40 year Pop Photography in The Netherlands)

Tante Leen


Nico van der Stam “Bij ons in de …”
Opening exhibition 26.02.2000 in Gallery WM
photo: Marta van der Haagen