Video presentation on New Babylon
A selection of historical documentations about Cobra, 5 dvd's with 12 hours and 15 minutes of material. Including the films Cobra, een opstand tegen de orde, De werkelijkheid van Karel Appel en Ik ben er alleen als ik achter mijn doek sta by Jan Vrijman.
DVD 2: Karel Appel - Constant Nieuwenhuys
Article on the aquisition of the painting Two Birds by the Cobra museum from the collection of Alain Delon with a 10 min television item Nieuw in Nederland from the art series Kunstuur.
December 8, 2007
News item on the aquisition of the painting Fauna, 1949 by the Cobra museum from the collection of Hans en Alice de Jong with a small item on the television art series Kunstuur.
Part 1 of the tv series Onmetelijk Optimisme, a documentary series about artists and their mediators from 1945-1970.
Constant died in the summer of 2005. Thomas Doebele and Maarten Schmidt filmed the artist during the last months of his life. They followed him and his dog, Tikus, on their daily stroll to the artist's studio, where he finished his last painting Le Piège (The Trap). A personal tale about a great painter in the last months of his life, working on the final details of the horizon of his last painting, 82 min, 2005.
New Babylon visually captured by Constant's son Victor Nieuwenhuijs and Maartje Seyferth, 13 min, 2005.
Radio program Wim Brands interviews historian Marcel Hummelink about his new book, Apres nous la liberté, about artist Constant Nieuwenhuys. In the first hour of the program. The interview with Marcel Hummelink is in Dutch and starts at: 00:11:59-00:44:00 min