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First Step (crop) 1966 (oil on canvas), Jones, Allen (b.1937) / Private Collection
Art

Hot to Trot: Allen Jones

‘Jones does for the leg what Stubbs did for the horse’ John McEwan (art critic) Allen Jones R.A. (b.1937) is one of Britain’s most distinguished and seductive artists from the pioneering Pop Art movement. Ahead of a major retrospective at the Royal Academy this November, here is a brief overview […]

Corn Poppies in Holm, 2004 (oil on canvas) by Susanne Wind
Art, Culture, History

A Day to Remember

In her own words Beatrice Okoro, Bridgeman’s UK Account Manager for TV and Film, recalls taking part in the artistic installation ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ that sees the Tower of London’s moat filled with over 800,000 ceramic poppies.   The day arrived for me to volunteer at the […]

John Halas and Joy Batchelor working on the film animation of 'Animal Farm' adapted from the book by George Orwell (1903-50) (b/w photo), English Photographer, (20th century) / Halas & Batchelor Collection Ltd.
Culture

Joy Batchelor – Life in Animation

Who was Joy Batchelor? To celebrate the centenary of her birth and the release a new biography, Beatrice Okoro, Bridgeman’s UK Account Manager for TV and Film, rediscovers her groundbreaking achievements in the animation industry.     On 1st October 2014 I spent an evening at the Hungarian Culture Centre to […]