Modern Art

47 videos

The videos you find here are about art from the end of the nineteenth century up to the 1960’s. A period in the history of art where a lot is going on and many different art movements started. For a short explanation on ‘Modern Art’ you can watch the video below. Here, you can find video’s on famous artists like Vincent van Gogh, Henri Matisse and Mark Rothko.

47 videos

  • UTOPIA - Visions of a New World

    At the dawn of the 20th century, two avant-garde movements wished to change the world full force: expressionism and constructivism.

  • Constant New Babylon - Madrid

    For almost twenty years, Dutch artist Constant Nieuwenhuys worked uninterrupted on his ‘master project’ New Babylon. In this video curator Laura Stamps discusses New Babylon and the collaboration between the Gemeentemuseum The Hague and Reine Sofia Madrid for the exhibition.

  • Colour Unleashed

    The exhibition Colour Unleashed celebrates the liberation of colour from the "chains of visual reality" at the end of the 19th century. Suddenly, grass could be a cool blue, a face could be bright purple, and trees turned red.

  • Mark Rothko

    From rosy pink and jubilant yellow to bright blue to sombre black – face one of the vast canvases created by Mark Rothko (1903-1970) and you feel yourself being sucked into his world.

  • Highlights of the collection

    The museum educators of the Groninger Museum share their best stories about the museum and its collection.

  • Mondrian and Cubism - Paris 1912-1914

    Film on the occasion of the exhibition Mondrian and Cubism - Paris 1912-1914 in Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.

  • Art's Birthday

    In 1963, Fluxus artist Robert Filliou declared his birthday - January 17 - as Art's Birthday. In 2012 it was the fourth time to celebrate. This video gives an impression of a special evening.

  • Vilmos Huszár: Mechanical Dancing Figure

    Reconstruction of the Mechanical Dancing Figure from 1922 by Vilmos Huszár, a De Stijl artist.

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