Author: Tori Fetner

Greetings card for 4 July (color litho) by American School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Greetings card for 4 July.  Postcard, early 20th century.); © Look and Learn; American
History

Land of the Free, Home of the Brave…

This year’s Fourth of July celebrations marks the 241st anniversary of the United States adopting the Declaration of Independence, which declared the thirteen American colonies as a new nation. From fireworks and barbecues to parades and bonfires,  we at Bridgeman Images would like to explore our archive for our most patriotic […]

Black Panther Rally (b/w photo) / Underwood Archives/UIG / Bridgeman Images
Culture, History

BPP: The Black Panther Party

On October 15, 1966, American political activists Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party, a Black Nationalist and socialist organization. The main focus of this revolutionary group was monitoring the country’s police force and battling police brutality, specifically in Oakland, California. Though mainly recognized as being […]

Liberty Island, New York Harbor, 1883 (oil on canvas), Fred Pansing (1854-1912) / Private Collection / Photo © Christie's Images
History

The Statue of Liberty: 130 Years

October 28th of this year marks the 130th anniversary of the day the 22nd (as well as the 24th) President of the United States Grover Cleveland dedicated the Statue of Liberty to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. “The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the […]

Virginia landscape, 1944 (oil on canvas), Arshile Gorky(1904-48) / Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, USA / Gift of Mrs Benjamin Tate, Peter Gibson and Horace Carpenter / by exchange, and The Edwin and Virginia Irwin Memorial / Bridgeman Images
Art, What's On

Top Art Exhibitions: September 2016

  All over the world, some of the most famous museums and galleries will be exhibiting artwork from renowned artists. From Rembrandt to Kandinsky, find out which exhibitions are coming to a museum near you! The Ey Exhibition: Wilfredo Lam Sept 14, 2016 – Jan 8, 2017 The Tate Modern, London The jungle, […]