Art

Urn depicting Tlaloc, rain god, polychrome ceramic, height 35 cm, from Tomb No 21 at Templo Mayor, Tenochtitlan, Mexico, Aztec civilization, 15th century
Art, Culture, History

Around the World: Mexico

“Mexico is a mosaic of different realities and beauties.” Enrique Pena Nieto Mexico is a country with a rich cultural heritage and stunning natural beauty. Its had a tumultuous history and still has its struggles, but its food, art, beauty, and culture continues to be a huge draw for visitors. It […]

One of a series of paintings of birds and fruit, late 19th century (w/c on paper)
Art, Culture, History

Around the World: China

China, the world’s most populous country, is a fascinating nation rich in culture and history. There are over 292 different languages spoken in China, with around 56 legally recognized distinct ethnic groups. Explore the Bridgeman archive for all the things that make China so inspiring and interesting. See below for […]

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Art, Culture, What's On

June Exhibitions 2019

June has arrived – just how are we already halfway through 2019? Regardless, there are more amazing shows starting this month, and some are not running for long. The Royal Academy Summer show commences this month, which means Summer must be here! Don’t miss a thing with our handpicked selection […]

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Art, Culture

My Mother, The Artist

As part of our Mother’s Day content, Bridgeman Images are pleased to introduce our readers to Scarlett Thompson, the daughter of Bridgeman Images artist Sophia Elliot.   My Mother, The Artist My mother Sophia Elliot has been artist throughout her working career. She paints in a variety of mediums, including […]