Fondation Constant

Knoeiers Kladders Verlakkers


AVRO Kunst panorama, a series of 13 episodes about art and culture with a new item idea every week. The audience decides throug popular vote which formula will lead to a series. Presentation Nelleke van der Krogt. The first episode is about the history of modern art in the Netherlands with a focus on the difficult start of the artists of CoBrA in Amsterdam in the fourties. An episode suggestion by Eline Timmer and Tom Rooduijn. 




Daily news program by the networks EO, KRO and NCRV. Presented by Fons de Poel. Aired till September 3, 2010.
Subjects of this episode:
1. critisism on Pieter Baan Centrum;
2. the opening of the exhibition Constant. Een keuze uit het grafisch oeuvre at the Cobra Museum of Modern Art, February 27 till April 15, 2004-Constant Nieuwenhuys
3. domestic abuse of women in Turkey (partly BLOCKED).

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De Avonden


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


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Nederlandse Kunst vanaf 1900


A series of episodes about Art after 1900 by Teleac. In this episode the follow up of De Stijl, Structure, Joost Baljeu, Liga Nieuw Beelden, Unitair Urbanisme, Constant, New Babylon, Karin Arink, Internationale Situationists, art in public spaces, Bram Bogart, expression of matter, Carel Visser, Rietveld and Provo.

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Cobra, een opstand tegen de orde


Cobra, a revolt against order, documentary by Jan Vrijman about the meaning and influence of the COBRA group, then and now, 58"27', 1988.

Available to wacth for researching purposes on location in the Fondation Constant Archive. We will not distribute the movie digitally. Email Kim at

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Avant-garde in Nederland 3: Het situationisme


Radioprogram: Het Evenement 16 jan 1986
Cultural series, final episode out of three about the Avant-Garde in the Netherlands: Het situationisme.

Het Heilig Vuur. Cobra 1949-1951 | Schilderen na een oorlog


Documentary about the Experimentele Groep, the CoBrA group, the exhibition in the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, the international network and the dissolving of the group. Broadcasted on April 20, 1976. Interviews with: Martin Visser, mrs. H.T. Rooskens-Rutten, Henny Riemens (photograher and ex girlfriend of Corneille), miss Ir. J.H. Mulder (architect), Louis Tiessen, Jan Elburg, Aldo van Eyck, Anton Rooskens, Constant, Eugene Brands, Karel Appel, Corneille, Theo Wolvecamp, Tony Sluiter (ex girlfriend of Karel Appel), mrs. S.C. Brands-Tiemeyer, Christian Dotremont and Willem Sandberg.

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Openbaar Kunstbezit: Kijken, denken, doen II


Broadcast on November 28, 1971-NOS Television

Constant oder der Weg nach New Babylon


Constant or the route to New Babylon. For thirteen years Constant worked on his New Babylon project as a reaction to the architectural and social reality. Film maker Carl-Heinz Caspari follows Constant and his visions, 55 min, 1968.

Available to watch for researching purposes on location in the Fondation Constant Archive. We will not distribute the movie digitally. Email Kim at