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Music competition Art Rocks is the biggest Dutch music competition where music and the visual arts melt together. Art Rocks challenges musicians to get inspiration for a song by iconic art works. The 50 works of art that can be of an inspiration are part of the collections of five Dutch top museums. 

Art Rocks is organised by 'De Grote Prijs van Nederland' and the five top museums: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningenhet Kröller-Müller MuseumDrents MuseumTropenmuseum Amsterdam and Museum Het Valkhof 

Art Rocks takes place on various locations.
More info: www.artrocks.nl/

7 videos

  • Ekio & Yesper: Hel

    Art inspires art! What do the soundtracks of iconic art works sound like? Watch the clip of the song 'Hel' by Ekio & Yesper, inspired by 'Derelict Woman' by Duane Hanson.

  • Anne: Little wooden boat

    Art inspires art! What do the soundtracks of iconic art works sound like? Watch the clip of the song 'Little Wooden Boat' by Anne, inspired by 'Bath Boat' by studio Wieki Somers.

  • Christel Meijer: Mystifying Mistress

    Art inspires art! What do the soundtracks of iconic art works sound like? Watch the clip of the song 'Mystifying Mistress' by Christel Meijer, inspired by the portrait of Asta Nielsen by Pyke Koch.

  • Saskia Schalekamp & Band: Beste Aletta

    Art inspires art! What do the soundtracks of iconic art works sound like? Watch the clip of the song 'Beste Aletta' by Saskia Schalekamp & Band, inspired by the portrait of Aletta Jacobs by Isaac Israëls.

  • To Twelve: We Will Be Kings Again

    Art inspires art! What do the soundtracks of iconic art works sound like? Watch the clip of the song 'We Will Be Kings Again' by To Twelve, inspired by 'The Admiration the Kings' by Peter Paul Rubens.

  • Insayno & Rass Motivated: Slaven mentaliteit

    Art inspires art! What do the soundtracks of iconic art works sound like? Watch the clip of the song 'Slavenmentaliteit' by Insayno & Rass Motivated, inspired by the 'Tank Man' by Fernando Sánchez Castillo.

  • Bird in a Glasshouse: Multiplied

    Art inspires art! What do the soundtracks of iconic art works sound like? Watch the clip 'Multiplied' by Bird in a Glasshouse, inspired by the mirror room of Yayoi Kusama.

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  • Art Rocks 2014

    Art inspires art! What do the soundtracks of iconic art works sound like? In 2014 musicians wrote a completely new song inspired by art. Watch all the finalists here!