The Art of Museums - Alte Nationalgalerie & Guggenheim Museum
Back by popular demand after a Doc Soup Sundays premiere!
Travel from Vienna to Madrid, Florence to Oslo, Berlin and beyond in this exclusive ARTE docu series that spotlights eight world-renowned museums and their masterpieces. Every year, millions of visitors queue to view the treasures that hang on gallery walls—like the stunning Rembrandts in the iconic Rijksmuseum and the famous Manets and Monets at the treasured Musée d’Orsay. Featuring appearances from Vivienne Westwood, Marina Abramovic, Norman Foster, Karl Ove Knausgaard, and more, discover new ways of seeing as the power of art is articulated in fresh, unexpected ways.
Episode 7 – Alte Nationalgalerie (Berlin)
Artist Katharina Grosse faces the artworks ‘The Monk by the Sea’ by Caspar David Friedrich, ‘In the Conservatory’ by Manet, ‘The Isle of the Dead’ by Böcklin.
Episode 8 – Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York)
Artist Julie Mehretu encounters the masterpieces ‘Composition VIII’ by Kandinsky, ‘Alchemy’ by Pollock, ‘Study for Portrait of Chess Players’ by Duchamp.