Schaken, film, kunst
Guido van der Werve – Palpable Futility
Occasioned by the Guido van der Werve exhibition, chess grand master, author and columnist Hans Ree provides his take on the relationship between chess and the arts. The talk with Guus Luijters will be interlarded with wonderful chess scenes from films. What is at stake in chess and what does this have in common with the arts?
This evening was occasioned by Guido van der Werve’s film Nummer twaalf (2009). The first part of this work was shot at the famous Marshall Chess Club in Manhattan.
Guido van der Werve
In the world of Guido van der Werve, Romanticism, nature and the sublime are never far away. His films explore the futility of existence, yet they also capture its endless beauty.
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