Category: Art

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 of the month’s hottest shows and events, from Paris, France to Canberra, Australia and Tokyo,…

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“Nothing gives the English more pleasure, in a quiet but determined sort of way, than to do things oddly.” – Bill Bryson, Notes from a Small Island Fish and chips, warm beer, curry houses, the Royal Family, and Sir Cliff – just some of the things inextricably connected to the UK. We explore all things British with images and clips from the archive. Take a look at the…

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May is a big month in the cultural calendar for photography, with 2019 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition and Photo London at Somerset House, so we thought we would take the opportunity to showcase the work of some amazing Bridgeman Images photographers. Here is a selection of just a few of those whose work is available almost all exclusively through our archive:   Brett Weston The American photographer…

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It’s already May, so it’s high time to start preparing your calendars for the month’s events and shows! Bridgeman Copyright artist Eileen Agar is part of Common Ground – Uncommon Vision at Michael Richardson Contemporary Art – be sure not to miss it – and the Affordable Art Fair is back in London! New Bridgeman artist Daniel Preece will be exhibiting for a short time…

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The renaissance period was a period of European cultural, artistic and economic rebirth following the Middle Ages. Taking place from the 14th century to the 17th century, the renaissance promoted the rediscovery of classical philosophy, literature and art. There is the Italian renaissance concerned with strict styles and the northern renaissance, less concerned with aspects of reality. With such a broad spectrum of artwork from…

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“I do not believe there is another city on earth so beautiful as Paris nor another people with such an appreciation of the beautiful as the French…” Edward Hopper   We celebrate la belle France this week – the country that embodies culture and sophistication, AND produces over 350 types of cheese! Take a look at the abundance of work from the great French masters,…

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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 oils and acrylic. Her work consists of still life pieces, paintings of architecture and a…

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April is here with a spring in its step, and with it comes more exhibitions! Discover our hottest picks from around the world in our latest selection of upcoming and currently running art shows, including a new show for the estate of Partou Zia (for whom we now look after copyright), an Open Studio for Bridgeman Artist Jonathan Parker, a new exhibition for Copyright Artist…

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Inspiration for April

Posted by March 25, 2019

Looking for ideas to jazz-up your brand for your clients? Our calendar of commemorative and creative dates is sure to inspire you. From social media concepts to integrated campaigns we have all the imagery and footage to support every project. Visit bridgemanimages.com to download rights managed art, culture and historic content to enhance your campaigns. If you need any assistance please get in touch with the team.  …

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“Animation is not the art of drawings that move but the art of movements that are drawn.” — Norman McLaren   Animation is the means by which still images are made to appear as if they are moving – at least, in the traditional sense. In the past, 2D images were drawn on clear cells with slight modifications between them – an arm gradually moving,…

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