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Five museums in the Netherlands and Belgium launch online video channel ARTtube

05 July '12 by the editors

The website ARTtube, a collective video channel for art and design in the Netherlands and Belgium, was launched today.

The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, M HKA in Antwerp, Gemeentemuseum The Hague, De Pont in Tilburg and Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam will now be publishing videos on ARTtube about art and design. The videos will generally be produced by the museums themselves, based on their own expertise. ARTtube has been made possible by SNS REAAL Fund.

The website www.arttube.nl includes interviews with reputable artists and designers, plus fascinating portraits of inspirational makers. The museums offer a peep behind the scenes - for example, setting up an exhibition or restoring works of art – and also give the word to curators and restorers. Fiction and experimentation are also included, for example in the Boijmans TV series and in a number of unusual animation and remix films.


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