Tag: fine art

Urn depicting Tlaloc, rain god, polychrome ceramic, height 35 cm, from Tomb No 21 at Templo Mayor, Tenochtitlan, Mexico, Aztec civilization, 15th century
Art, Culture, History

Around the World: Mexico

“Mexico is a mosaic of different realities and beauties.” Enrique Pena Nieto Mexico is a country with a rich cultural heritage and stunning natural beauty. Its had a tumultuous history and still has its struggles, but its food, art, beauty, and culture continues to be a huge draw for visitors. It […]

One of a series of paintings of birds and fruit, late 19th century (w/c on paper)
Art, Culture, History

Around the World: China

China, the world’s most populous country, is a fascinating nation rich in culture and history. There are over 292 different languages spoken in China, with around 56 legally recognized distinct ethnic groups. Explore the Bridgeman archive for all the things that make China so inspiring and interesting. See below for […]

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Art, Culture

Lucian Freud Competition

We are excited to announce the publication of Phaidon Press’s latest release in its series of high-end art literature, a monograph on the work of the great British painter and Bridgeman Copyright artist Lucian Freud. Lucian Freud Competition – Win a signed copy of the book! With more than 480 illustrations, this […]

Art

Marcel Duchamp: 50 Years Since His Death

Marcel Duchamp rose to notoriety in the 20th Century, pushing the boundaries of what art could be with his scandalous ‘ready-mades’, sculptures and paintings. When researching Duchamp, I came across a clip of an interview between the artist and James Johnson Sweeny, former director of the Guggenheim Museum, produced by […]