Tag: animals

XYC308303 Baronet, 1794 (etching) by Stubbs, George (1724-1806); 39x50 cm; Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection, USA; English,  out of copyright
Art, Culture

Giddy Up! The Horse in Art

The horse in Anglo-Saxon mythology is an extremely significant symbol. ‘Horsa’ – from which we derive the modern word ‘horse’ – was the semi-mythological leader of the Anglo-Saxons who landed near Ebbsfleet, on the Isle of Thanet in the 6th century and so the white horse became the symbol of […]

LLE817194 Canadian soldier with a dog 'captured' at Courcelette, Somme, France, World War I (b/w photo) by Canadian Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Canadian soldier with a dog 'captured' at Courcelette, Somme, France, World War I.); © Look and Learn / Elgar Collection; Canadian,  it is possible that some works by this artist may be protected by third party rights in some territories
History

WWI Animal Heroes

We explore the contribution of dogs, horses, kangaroos and more during the Great War effort with images and footage in the Bridgeman archive. Messengers and forms of transport ‘War horses‘ were heavily utilised in World War I transporting supplies and soldiers. Machine guns, however, took them down quickly and hundreds […]

Spotty (Arabian Leopard Cub), 2008 by Mark Adlington / Bridgeman Images
Art, Culture

Cute Animals

Pets are a great way to beat the blues, offering unconditional love and companionship. No furry-legged friend? Well, your next best bet is a specially curated gallery of adorable pups, cute cubs and curious kittens from the whole spectrum of art history and beyond, sure to warm the cockles of […]

Photos from © Wilderness Festival
Art, What's On

Calling all Mad Hatters! Discover your Spirit Animal at Wilderness Festival

  We are absolutely thrilled to be collaborating with the award-winning Wilderness Festival, an unmissable 4-day extravaganza brimming with fantastic music, art, cuisine, performances and relaxation. This year the festival has a special addition of affordable art classes available. Hat Tricks workshop at Wilderness Festival Book here Friday 7.30 – […]