- Lily van der Stokker is recognised for her exuberant and decorative murals. Her work is ostensibly about things like beauty, friendship, and kindness, or about everyday activities such as tidying up or visiting the doctor - subjects seldom encountered in contemporary art. Yet her conceptual approach gives these ordinary things an entirely new dimension. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of Van der Stokker's work at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, this book presents the themes that have typified her work since the 1990s. The close involvement of the artist in its making is apparent in its playful visual references. Essays by the two curators offer context and background.