Audio Tour of The Hess Collection Contemporary Art Museum
- An Introduction to Abstract Art
- Magdalena Abakanowicz – Crowd I, 1986 / 88
- The Boyle Family
- Hifumi Ogawa-End Version
- Rolf Iseli - Erdbild, 1972
- Robilee Frederick - On her Art
- Robilee Frederick - Correlation between her Art and Music
- Robilee Frederick - Meeting Donald Hess
- Franz Gertsch-Woodcuts
- Franz Gertsch - Johanna II, 1985/86
- Andy Goldsworthy - Rock Pools, 2000
- Andy Goldsworthy - Torn Stones, 2000
- Lynn Hershman - Roberta, 1995 - 2000
- Lynn Hershman - Room of Ones Own 1991 - 93
- Lynn Hershman - Phantom Limb, 1998
- Anselm Kiefer - Am Anfang, 2002
- Per Kirkeby – Untitled Painting, 1983
- Morris Louis - Alpha Nu, 1961
- Leopoldo Maler - Homage, 1974
- Robert Motherwell - Elegy to the Spanish Republic, 1979
- Markus Raetz - Samba für Johnny, 1982
- Markus Raetz – Metamorphose I, 1991
- Alan Rath - Run Man Run, 2003
- Robert Rauschenberg
- Robert Rauschenberg – A Diverse Artist
- Robert Rauschenberg - A Successful Artist in his Lifetime
- Robert Rauschenberg – Empire I, 1961
- Bruce Robbins - The Ladder Series
- Theodoros Stamos - Levant, 1956
- Frank Stella- Silverstone II, 1982
- Ouattara Watts – Gindo Voodoo, 1994
Introduction to The Hess Collection
Director, Robert Ceballos & Founder Donald Hess Give instruction on tour and Introduction to the Hess Art Collection
Hifumi Ogawa End Version
How Donald Hess and Hifumi Ogawa met
Robert Ceballos discusses Alan Rath’s artistic machines.
Lynn Hershman talks about her 1970’s performance work “Roberta Breitmore”
Discussion on one of the Hess Art Collections most recognized and popular works.
A cursory overview of abstract art. Could your kid do this? What did the CIA have to do with American Abstract Expressionism?
A Post Painterly Abstract Expressionist painter and his method. When is less more?
Sometimes one must suffer to buy good art.
Expression in painting and the use of titles to help guide individual response.
Using your imagination in abstract art.
An iconic German painter paints “very German” paintings. Director, Robert Ceballos and Founder, Donald Hess discuss Anselm Kiefer’s work, Am Anfang.
Terrestrial quality from a former geologist.
Stones melted in a fantastically hot kiln.
A video work of sedimentary sand stones being returned to igneous rock.
A Scottish family asks you to think about what you miss. The Boyles create incredibly realistic representations of the earth’s surface out of fibreglass and paint.
A web-enabled piece allows you to become a Cyborg. Visit www.lynnhershman.com/doll2
Donald Hess on Rauschenberg's overnight fame
An interactive peep show based on Edison’s Kinetoscope and the Nickelodeon. Who is looking at whom?
Lynn Hershman’s phantom limbs ask you to think about how visual media may objectify individuals.
A seemingly simple method is not really that easy.
Seeing is not always believing. A Markus Raetz visual conundrum pays Hommage to a famous Joseph Beuys performance piece involving gold leaf, honey and a dead hare.
An iconic painter and extraordinary man.
A Dutch painter addresses his memories of German occupation in world war two.
Robert Raushenberg in search of diversity and continual artistic investigations. Director, Robert Ceballos talks about conceptual art and the beauty of functional form in every day disposable objects.
Who says artists only become famous after death? Many artists are successful markers of themselves. Robert Ceballos discusses this notion.
Robert Rauschenberg reacts to what he saw as the United States’s Imperial aspirations.
"And he dreamed and beheld a ladder set up on earth and the top of it reached into heaven" The ladder as metaphor for reaching higher.
Napa artist, and “late bloomer” Robilee Frederick discusses her art and how she would classify her art.
Trained as a concert pianist, Frederick discusses her growth from musician to painter.
Robilee Frederick discusses how she came to meet Donald Hess.
A polish artist creates works that express her experiences growing up in communist Poland.
Franz Gertsch and on e of the Icons of the Hess Art Collection
Donald Hess discusses Ivory Coast Artist Ouattara Watts
Franz Gertsch's enormous woodcuts show a delicacy that and precision that belies their size. Robert Ceballos discusses the process of making a woodcut.
An artist changes the business principles of his patron by refusing to sell him his work.