Holland America’s Rotterdam, which debuted on October 20, 2021, contains a collection of 2,645 artworks worth more than US$4 million.
These artworks come from artists of 37 nationalities and are worth between $500 and $620,000 each. The world of entertainment, music and dance is the theme of a large portion of the collection.
The most imposing and expensive work is the Harps. This sculpture of 7.5 tons span on 3 decks and is located in the atrium of the Rotterdam. The value of this sculpture is $620,000. Concept: Tihany Design. Production and design: ArtLink.
The smallest works composed of old books transformed into miniature landscapes were created by Betty Pepper.
Each stairwells has its own theme. The theme of the forward stairwells is architecture, midship is music and the aft is zoology.
This crystal “Key” by artist Hans van Bentem is worth $27,000.
This sculpture of a cello is located in the B.B. King’s Blues Club/Lincoln Center Stage space and was created by Yongsun Jang.
Okuda San Miguel, a Spanish artist, created this sculpture depicting an otter. The fiberglass sculpture stands out with its colorful geometric shapes.
This painting by Leva Berlande, the youngest artist exhibited on the Rotterdam, can be found in the Neptune Lounge.
In the Sel de Mer speciality restaurant, the 23-foot-wide mural “Ocean Feast” was created by Magnus Sodamin, an emerging artist and the son of chef Rudi Sodamin’s.
This work by Lisa Krannichfield is exhibited in the specialty restaurant Club Orange.
Photos by Michel Verdure