Tag: Music

Culture

Summer of Love: Festival Season

Festivals have become a staple during the summer months, with over a thousand taking place in the UK alone. Now mega-festivals such as Glastonbury and Coachella attract millions of visitors every year, but there was a time when they were more low-key affairs, fuelled by the hippy movement of the sixties, promoting […]

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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 […]

Art, Culture, History

Music & Dance: Performing Arts

Following the announcement of our acquisition of Lebrecht Photo Library, the world’s largest image bank for classical music and related arts, we are highlighting material from the Bridgeman archive relating to the performing and musical arts. Lebrecht is the world’s most comprehensive image bank for every genre of music: classical music, jazz, […]

Culture

Pantone’s Purple Rain

In honour of the late musician Prince, the Pantone Color Institute has worked with his estate to create a new shade of purple, named after his iconic symbol   Love Symbol #2. Prince ‘The Purple One’ Rogers Nelson passed away last year, aged 57.  The musician was forever associated with the colour purple, […]

Culture, What's On

The Ultimate Festival Line Up

It’s festival season! Whether you’re still reveling in the hazy, haphazard memories of Glastonbury, lamenting the loss of Secret Garden Party or gearing up for music madness worldwide, everyone’s in some stage of festival fever. Have a look below at Bridgeman Images’ dream festival lineup. What would your ultimate music […]