Drie blinde muizen

1968 00:38:57 b&w

A report on three collectors of contemporary art: Martin Visser, Frits Becht and Hubert Peeters. They talk about their buying policy, how they built up their collections and their favourite works and artists.

Original broadcast date: 18/06/1968


00’00" Leader. 00’07" Titles. 00’15" The Becht Collection : works by Tom Wesselmann, Tetsumi Kudo, Piero Gilardi, Yayoi Kusama. 01’50" Frits Becht talking about collecting, in the context of an exhibition of the Becht, Visser and Peeters collections at the van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven. 02’30" The Peeters Collection : works by Claes Oldenburg, Tom Wesselmann, Andy Warhol. 03’15" Dr. Hubert Peeters talking about his collection. 03’35" The Visser Collection : works by Christo, Robert Indiana, Martial Raysse, Arman, Sol LeWitt. 04’42" Martin Visser and Becht talking about their collections. 05’30" Becht, Peeters and Visser talking about their buying policy. Works by Tetsumi Kudo, Arman, Daniel Spoerri, Mimmo Rotella, Alain Jacquet, Jim Dine, James Rosenquist, Roy Lichtenstein, Krushenick, Andy Warhol, George Segal, Arman, Jim Dine. 21’00" Visser talking about his house, designed by Rietveld, and his collection, alternating with works by Piero Manzoni. 23’00" Becht, Peeters and Visser talking about how they built up their collections and about their favourite works and artists. Works by Roy Lichtenstein, Christo, Martial Raysse, Arman, Claes Oldenburg, Carl Andre, Dan Flavin, Robert Morris, Sol LeWitt. 28’35" Toni Burgering in Carl Andre’s studio, describing how he makes his work. Work by Sol LeWitt in his studio {Serial Project). 30’45" The work Molly Peeters by Panamarenko. Peeters talking about what motivates him as a collector. Pictures of the interior of his house. 33’00" Peeters and his family at dinner. Peeters talking about how he works with museums. Works by Claes Oldenburg, Co Westerik, Martial Raysse. Peeters teaching his child modern art. 38’35" Credits. 39’00"
(Source: Jef Cornelis 1964 - 1990, Espace Art Contemporain : Maison de la culture et de la Communication de Saint-Etienne, 1991)

Directed by Cornelis, Jef
With Visser, Martin
Interviewer Bekaert, Geert
With Peeters, Hubert
With Becht, Frits
Sound recording Goris, Jules
Camera van Rooy, Guido
Editing Snel, Jo
Music selection and editing Verlinden, Pieter
Producer Bekkers, Ludo
Production manager Verhaeghe, Jerome
Produced by BRT