Author: Oteri Otobor

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Pantone’s Purple Rain

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, […]

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Nell Hill (1910-2017)

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. […]

SIR EDWIN HENRY LANDSEER (1802-1873). English painter. Landseer at work in his studio. Wood engraving, English, 1874. / Photo © Granger
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Monarch of the Glen: secured for the nation

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. […]

Roses of Heliogabalus, 1888 (oil on canvas), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912) / Private Collection / © Whitford Fine Art, London, UK
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Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity

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 […]

Untitled, c.1985 (gouache and paper collage on paper), Bearden, Romare Howard (1911-1988) / Private Collection / Photo © Christie's Images
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Top Art Exhibitions: July

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 […]

The Dark Self, Susan Aldworth
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The Dark Self exhibition

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 […]

All Hell Let Loose, 1990 (colour etching), Cooper, Eileen (b.1953) / Private Collection
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RA Summer Exhibition

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 […]

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Larry Smart – RETRO–Spective

Larry Smart – RETRO–Spective is the first ever solo exhibition by iconic 60’s pop artist Larry Smart. Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, this exhibition of original paintings and prints is the first time that the artist’s work has been brought together under one roof – […]