Audio Tour of The Hess Collection Contemporary Art Museum
- Introduction to the Hess Collection
- Barrel Chai
- Alan Rath - Run Man Run
- Markus Raetz - Hase Beuys
- Leopoldo Maler - Homage
- An Introduction to Abstract Art
- Morris Louis - Alpha Nu
- Katsura Funakoshi_Donald Hess
- Theodoros Stamos - Levant
- Per Kirkeby – Untitled
- Robert Motherwell - Elegy to the Spanish Republic
- Frank Stella- Silverstone II
- Anselm Kiefer - Am Anfang
- The Boyle Family- White Cliffs of Dover
- Andy Goldsworthy - Rock Pools
- Andy Goldsworthy - Torn Stones
- Fermentation Tanks
- Lynn Hershman - Room of Ones Own
- Lynn Hershman - Phantom Limb
- Markus Raetz - Samba für Johnny
- Robert Rauschenberg – Diversity
- Robert Rauschenberg - Successful Artist
- Robert Rauschenberg – Empire I
- Bruce Robbins - The Ladder Series
- Robilee Frederick - Meeting Donald Hess
- Robilee Frederick - On her Art
- Robilee Frederick - Art and Music
- Magdalena Abakanowicz – Crowd I, 1986 / 88
- Franz Gertsch - Johanna II, 1985/86
- Franz Gertsch-Woodcuts
- Bottling Line
- Francis Bacon - Study of a Man Talking
Introduction to The Hess Collection
Director, Robert Ceballos & Founder Donald Hess give instruction on tour and Introduction to the Hess Art Collection
Winemaker Dave Guffy discusses our barrel cellar.
Wine Maker Dave Guffy discusses the wine bottling process.
Robert Ceballos discusses Alan Rath’s artistic machines.
Seeing is not always believing. A Markus Raetz visual conundrum pays homage to a famous Joseph Beuys performance piece involving gold leaf, honey and a dead hare.
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?
Japanese wood carver Katsura Funakoshi
Sometimes one must suffer to buy good art.
Terrestrial quality from a former geologist.
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.
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.
Stones melted in a fantastically hot kiln.
A video work of sedimentary sand stones being returned to igneous rock.
Dave Guffy discusses the fermentation process
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.
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.
Robilee Frederick discusses how she came to meet Donald Hess.
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.
Hifumi Ogawa End Version
How Donald Hess and Hifumi Ogawa met
Lynn Hershman talks about her 1970’s performance work “Roberta Breitmore”
A web-enabled piece allows you to become a Cyborg. Visit www.lynnhershman.com/doll2
Donald Hess on Rauschenberg's overnight fame
An iconic painter and extraordinary man.
A Dutch painter addresses his memories of German occupation in world war two.
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.