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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
Art

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. […]

UIG525895 Crowd at a music festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands; PYMCA/UIG;  out of copyright
Culture, What's On

The Ultimate Festival Line Up

It’s festival season! Whether you’re still reveling in the hazy, haphazard memories of Glastonbury, lamenting the loss of Secret Garden Party or gearing up for music madness worldwide, everyone’s in some stage of festival fever. Have a look below at Bridgeman Images’ dream festival lineup. What would your ultimate music […]

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Art, Culture, What's On

Italy: La Dolce Vita!

Bridgeman is excited to be launching a new Italian office this year. To celebrate, we thought we’d revel in all the cultural gems of Italy, from artistic masterpieces to travel inspirations. Perhaps you might even be able to fit in a spontaneous trip there this summer… Italy’s twenty regions feel more like twenty […]

Roses of Heliogabalus, 1888 (oil on canvas), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912) / Private Collection / © Whitford Fine Art, London, UK
Art, What's On

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 […]

Wall Street, New York, 1960 (b/w photo) / Photo © Neil Libbert
Art, Culture, What's On

Solo exhibition: Neil Libbert

This Summer, visit Neil Libbert‘s first major solo exhibition at the Michel Hoppen Gallery.  Here, we take a look at the photographer’s life and work. Libbert’s work as a photojournalist and freelance photographer looks back in time, presenting life for ordinary people and celebrities in a personal and intimate way, with […]

Nelson Mandela, 1994 (photo) / Private Collection
History

Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela

18th July 1918, is the birth date of one of the most influential leaders of our time. Nelson Mandela, who is arguably the most important person in bringing about the end of Apartheid, the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and the 1st black president of South Africa, certainly deserves celebrating. […]