About New Babylon

Bram Wisman

Photographer Bram Wisman was friends with Constant and many of the other Cobra artists and took many photo's of his work and private life over the years. The photo's can be seen on his extensive website.

Buiten in beeld

Information and images of Constants work at the Rijksmuseum Twente, Enschede.

Buiten in beeld - Constant at Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

About Constant's New Babylon constructions and models at the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.

Buiten in beeld - De poort van Constant

About the construction De poort van Constant in Osdorp, Amsterdam.

Buiten in beeld - Exhibitions Constant 2016

About the exhibitions Constant. Ruimte + Kleur and Constant - New Babylon. Aan ons de vrijheid at Cobra museum voor moderne kunst and the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.

Buiten in beeld - New Babylon

About New Babylon constructions at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

Buiten in beeld - Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede

About Constant's model at Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede.

Buiten in beeld - Ruimtecircus

About Ruimtecircus I, 1956-1961 at Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.

Call the witness

Video with Tom McDonough (art historian, United States) on Campo nomadi: Constant’s Design for a Gypsy Camp.

Chris den Engelsman

Short biography on Constant in Dutch

Quotes of the artist in Dutch

Cobra museum voor moderne kunst

Information on Cobra in Dutch and English.

Constant (Nieuwenhuys) Amsterdam 1920 – 2005 Utrecht

Short history on Constant and Cobra with comments of Jan Elburg.

Esther Schreuder

Curator/art historian/researcher's blog on the Cobra group in Dutch

Short biography on Constant in Dutch


The New Babylon project, part of the museum's masterpieces with some links to secondary materials in Dutch.

Het geheugen van Nederland

Database website of more than 800.000 images from 133 collections of 100 art organizations in the Netherlands.