Author: Oteri Otobor

Marketing Manager for Bridgeman Images. Oteri has a degree in English Literature and Linguistics and is CIM qualified.

This autumn, Bridgeman Studio Artist Calum McClure will showcase his works in several exhibitions in England and Wales. The Good Nature exhibition, hosted at Candida Stevens Gallery’s, is a major annual group exhibition based with over 30 highly regarded artists, including Bridgeman Copyright artists’ Eileen Cooper RA and Stephen Farthing RA. This year the theme is the natural world. Curator, Candida Stevens says “I have chosen to bring…

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Pantone’s Purple Rain

Posted by August 21, 2017

In honour of the late musician Prince, the Pantone Color Institute has worked with his estate to create a new shade of purple, named after his iconic symbol   Love Symbol #2. Prince ‘The Purple One’ Rogers Nelson passed away last year, aged 57.  The musician was forever associated with the colour purple, in part due to his song, album and film, all titled Purple Rain and released in…

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Art

Nell Hill (1910-2017)

Posted by August 15, 2017

Bridgeman is sad to announce the death of our friend and represented artist, Nell Hill. At the grand age of 106, Nell was Europe’s oldest living artist.  It has been an honour to have her and her stunning collection of botanical works with us since the early days of Bridgeman Images. Born in 1910, Nellie Irene Hill was born sixth of eight children.  Aged fifteen, she won…

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Earlier this year, The National Galleries of Scotland acquired one of the most famous paintings of the nineteenth century, The Monarch of the Glen for the nation.  The acquisition was made possible thanks to a range of donations from the public, trusts, foundations and a part gift by previous owners, Diageo Scotland Ltd. The painting, by Sir Edwin Landseer (1802-73) will live in the heart of Edinburgh at the…

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The Leighton House Museum is currently hosting an exhibition on Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema. Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity explores Lawrence Alma-Tadema’s fascination with domesticity in ancient life and in relation to his own domestic circumstances in 19th century London.  His work reflected ideas, populated on stage and screen, of the aesthetics of antiquity. The exhibition follows his life in the Netherlands and the UK.  In…

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This Summer, you can experience all the seasons with exhibitions on Arctic expeditions and Van Gogh’s seasonal works.  Besides weather, July sees a wide range of exhibitions opening up across the globe.  You can enjoy a history lesson in Feminist photography and art from the Civil Rights Movement or visit solo exhibitions dedicated to Bazille, Modigliani and Kyōsai. True to Life | British Realist Painting in the 1920s and…

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“If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god” Napoleon Bonaparte   Today marks the Northern Hemisphere’s Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year. What is the Summer Solstice? ‘Solstice’ comes from the Latin, ‘solstitium’ which means the stopping or standing still of the sun.  The summer solstice occurs when the sun is at its…

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This summer, Bridgeman Studio Artist Susan Aldworth will host a new exhibition The Dark Self  at York St Mary’s, which is a deconsecrated medieval church.     A highly original and experimental artist known for her unorthodox printmaking techniques and philosophical investigations into the human brain and identity, Aldworth challenges us to consider what happens to the self in the dark time of sleep.    …

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Conceived by the National Gallery of Ireland, this revelatory exhibition celebrates the work of Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) and will give new insights into the relationships the artist maintained with other great painters of the Dutch Golden Age.  It will bring together over 60 paintings from major public and private collections around the world. Ten masterpieces by Vermeer will be included representing nearly a third of…

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RA Summer Exhibition

Posted by June 14, 2017

The annual RA Summer exhibition kicks off at Burlington House next week with a whole host of new and established talent from the art world. Bridgeman Copyright Artist and Keeper of the Royal Academy, Eileen Cooper along with Bill Jacklin, are in charge of coordinating the largest open submission exhibition in the world, hanging over 1,200 in the space of just eight days. At Bridgeman we represent…

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