Author: Thea Augustidis

Art, Culture

The Colour Blue in Art

“A certain blue penetrates your soul” -Henri Matisse Blue has been named the world’s favourite colour after topping polls in countries across the world. Associated with clear skies and vast seas, the colour is often seen as calm, serene and even spiritual. It can be bright and intense or icy […]

Art, Culture

Challenging Gender – in Pictures

Gender has been a popular topic in the art world recently, with many contemporary artists challenging the the socially constructed binary between feminine and masculine. This isn’t something totally new however. We had a look in the archives for people and artists that have challenged the gender binary in the […]

Culture

Five More Trends for 2019

Visual and cultural trends are important to keep an eye on as a creative project or brand can be improved or made more appealing by incorporating elements of current trends into its design. At the beginning of the year, we decided on nine beautiful and eye-catching trends, which you can […]

Culture, History

Education Through The Ages

As September is fast approaching and the prospect of returning to school or university looms, the groans of students of all ages can be heard far and wide. This inspired to look through the Bridgeman archives at education through the ages. Here are some of our favourite finds. 800BC-146BC: Ancient […]