What the Art?!

10 videos

Under the professional guidance of Dutch broadcasting organisation AVRO, Blikopeners (Eye Openers - peer educators at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam) created the television series What The Art?! 

Photo: Tomek Whitfield.

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10 episodes of What the Art?!

  • What The Art?! Bonne Reijn

    Get to know the artist/designer Bonne Reijn by means of three artworks that are handpicked by Blikopener Loulou from the permanent collection of het Stedelijk Museum. At the end of this video, Bonne will give an instruction to an assignment you can do in class.

  • What the Art?! ZERO/Zoro

    When does moving material turn into a work of art? Blikopeners Marcus and Melissa ask find out with artist Zoro Feigl.

  • What the Art?! Tromarama

    Have you ever seen a suitcase in a bar or hear paper money sing? Everything is possible in Tromarama's world.

  • What the Art?! Marlene Dumas

    In this episode of What the Art?!, Blikopeners Janne en Joe visit the exhibition The Image As Burden by Marlene Dumas in the Stedelijk.

  • What the Art?! Roderick Hietbrink

    What happens when you drag a tree through a house? Together with Bilal, Blikopener Joe watches work by video artist Roderick Hietbrink recently bought by the Stedelijk Museum.

  • What the Art?! Harmen Liemburg

    In the episode the Eye Openers visit graphic designer Harmen Liemburg.

  • What the Art?! Koos Breukel

    In this episode 'Eye Openers' visit Dutch photographer Koos Breukel in his studio. He talks with them about what makes a photograph a good one.

  • What the Art?! Marcel Wanders

    Blikopeners Bilal and Helinda seek to discover more about Wander's work: Which product carried his breakthrough design? Why are the best designs so often the most expensive? They look around Moooi, Wanders's design store, and are given a personal tour of his studio. This episode closes with drinks in the Andaz hotel in Amsterdam - the interior of which Wanders designed down to the very last detail.

  • What the Art?! Joep van Lieshout

    Blikopeners Coen and Esha decide to drop in on the remarkable studio of Ted van Lieshout to find out more about his work.

  • What the Art?! Studio Moniker

    A video clip takes Blikopeners Bilal and Margot to meet the multimedia artists at Studio Moniker. Can you really call the work made by Studio Moniker art?