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Biblical masterpieces reimagined

And then there was art: For over two millennia, religious stories have been reinterpreted by artists and storytellers across all creative mediums. Since the very successful ‘Passion of Christ’ directed by Mel Gibson, Hollywood has sought to cash in and find other biblical themes and this year’s new instalment is Risen, released in time […]

Portrait of Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863) c.1818-19 by Theodore Gericault (1791-1824) / Musee des Beaux-Arts, Rouen / Bridgeman Images
Culture

Exclusive Interview: Penny Dreadful

  Read our exclusive interview with Paul Brady, graphic designer on Showtime’s latest paranormal thriller ‘Penny Dreadful’, on the show and working with Bridgeman.  Gothic literature’s greatest characters meets art history’s darkest works in Showtime’s gritty horror show, ‘Penny Dreadful‘. Paul Brady, graphic design on the production, gives us this exclusive interview: 1. What was […]

XKH141603 Interior of the Palm House at Potsdam, 1833 (paper on canvas) by Blechen, Karl (1798-1840); 64x56 cm; Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany; German,  out of copyright
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Smells like Art History

International body and home products retailer Crabtree and Evelyn have sourced an Orientalist painting from Bridgeman to represent an eau de cologne in their limited edition ‘Heritage’ collection. The ‘Sevellian Neroli’ depicts a striking detail from Interior of the Palm House at Potsdam (1833) by Karl Blechen (1798-1840). The exotic subject of the painting perfectly reflects the […]