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Mary Fedden OBE RA (1915-2012)

Look back at the celebrated British artist’s career and pick out a few observations on her style, technique and subject matter. Explore joyful, colourful works in the Bridgeman archive.  Mary Fedden (1915-2012) is described by some as ‘one of Britain’s finest and best-loved contemporary artists’[1]. Probably most well-known for her still-life’s, […]

Art, Culture, History

Beautiful Bodies

From voluptuous curves to corseted waists, the female body has been celebrated in all shapes and sizes.   January is traditionally considered the time to kick-start diet and fitness regimes to achieve body beautiful. In an age of fad diets, de-toxing and body obsession, one has to wonder where this fixation […]

Art, Culture, History

Angela Easterling: Exposing Nature

Featured on Bridgeman Gallery, the Bridgeman Studio platform selling original art via CultureLabel.com, Angela Easterling’s unique style of cameraless photography. Angela Easterling works with the earliest forms of photography, the photogram and the cyanotype, to create stylish contemporary images of nature. Influenced by the work of 19th century photographer Fox Talbot […]

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Art of the Feast

It’s time to let out your belt as the seasonal holiday period is upon us. As well as a religious occasion, Christmas is a time to sit around the table with loved ones, enjoy a plentiful feast and be thankful for our blessings. In honour of the holiday, we explore […]

Art, Culture, History

Art to Soothe your Soul

For #NationalStressAwarenessDay beat stress with a curated gallery of calming images. Throughout the ages philosophers have wrestled with the notion of art and beauty. From his periodic reference to mathematics in relation to beautiful objects it is often assumed that Aristotle believed there to be a certain order to beauty. In the […]