Tag: history

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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Culture, History

Religion on Film through history

“Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.” — Buddha The world’s religions each follow a specific set of rules as defined in their historic texts. Discover our world of Religious footage, from ceremonies to celebrations, religious sculptures to art. Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism and a selection of other popular religions are well-represented […]

5045724 Codex Atlanticus, sheet 271 recto by Vinci, Leonardo da (1452-1519); Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan, Italy; (add.info.: Codex Atlanticus, sheet 271 recto. In the middle, study on the equivalence between curvilinear and rectilinear surfaces.); © Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana/Metis e Mida Informatica/Mondadori Portfolio; RIGHTS NOT AVAILABLE IN ITALY, JAPAN, AUSTRIA & SWITZERLAND; Italian,  out of copyright.
Culture, History

Academic Inspiration: Mathematics

Whether you’re working on a textbook, academic project or e-learning application, Bridgeman Images is a comprehensive visual resource right across the curriculum, with a growing footage collection. Our collection extends well beyond art and history. We are strong in subjects such as science, geography, and politics, and can provide you with […]

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Culture, History

Historic Nightlife In Motion

“A history of nightlife!–what an interesting concept…activities that take place in the multitude of discos, dance parlors, and clubs…the way people live is determined on half-lit streets, in bars, and in smoky late-night restaurants.” — David Byrne Throughout history, nightlife has represented perhaps both the best and worst of many […]

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Culture, History

New Photographers: The Art of Performance

We would like to let you know that we now represent some fantastic new photographers who specialise in photographing performance  – whether it be in the realm of theatre, opera, classical music or rock. From productions by Samuel Beckett to Richard Wagner operas, Jacqueline du Pré to Aretha Franklin, these photographs cover contemporary and […]