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Looking for well documented videos on artists and artworks?

Artesque presents various online video resources for your research and enjoyment purposes. These are well produced videos, documentaries and films. From a tour to The Dali Museum, Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Net and film on Botero's etc will be updated here for your viewing pleasure!


1. Salvador Dali

The Dali Museum Curator Of Education, Peter Tush, presents the 8 artworks featured in the Pinellas County School Board Dalí Art Mobile. The tour focuses on what inspired Dali and his art: dreams, science and math. This is a guided gallery tour.


Artesque Rating : Absolutely a MUST watch for insights on some of Dali's significant artwork, we have 2 favorite paintings from this video, what's yours?

Duration: 50mins

Source: The Dali Museum, YouTube

FREE Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSLBtmOAvd4&t=2440s




2. Fernando Botero

Fernando Botero is one of the world’s most popular living artists, with millions of fans transcending cultures across the globe. While his art is instantly recognizable, the story of how he became “the Maestro” is largely unknown. BOTERO changes that. This beautifully filmed documentary offers an inspiring look at the power of relentless vision, unwavering conviction and a lifetime of discipline. We follow an unknown, self-taught painter from provincial Medellin in 1932, as he propels himself to the pinnacle of the art world. The film brings together the man and his art to capture Botero’s essence–the quiet resolve and strength of character that allowed him to overcome poverty, decades of harsh criticism and the tragic death of his four-year-old son. Never-before-seen moments come to life as his children uncover 50 year-old sketches in a shuttered storage facility, as our cameras go behind the scenes at as how exhibiting his work alongside Pablo Picasso’s, and as the artist takes us on a private tour of his studio.


Artesque Rating : We will be watching this very soon!

Duration: 84mins, 2018

Source: Corinth Films, YouTube

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUw2K2a06T8

Official Video : http://corinthfilms.com/films/botero


3. Yayoi Kusama

One of the top-selling female artist in the world, Yayoi Kusama overcame impossible odds to bring her radical artistic vision to the world stage. For decades, her work pushed boundaries that often alienated her from both her peers and those in power in the art world. Kusama was an underdog with everything stacked against her: the trauma of growing up in Japan during World War II, life in a dysfunctional family that discouraged her creative ambitions, sexism and racism in the art establishment, mental illness in a culture where that was particularly shameful and even continuing to pursue and be devoted to her art full time on the cusp of her 90s. In spite of it all, Kusama has endured and has created a legacy of artwork that spans the disciplines of painting, sculpture, installation art, performance art, poetry and literary fiction. After working as an artist for over six decades, people around the globe are experiencing her installation Infinity Mirrored Rooms in record numbers, as Kusama continues to create new work every day.


Artesque Rating : We will be watching this very soon!

Duration: 78mins, 2018

Source: Magnolia Pictures and Magnet Releasing

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8mdIB1WxHI

Official Video: www.kusamamovie.com

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