Tag: paintings

Swan down, 2017, (manipulated photography), Helen White, Bridgeman Studio
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 […]

Art, Culture, History

Bethlem Museum of the Mind

Bethlem Museum of the Mind, the pioneering new gallery and museum at the world’s oldest psychiatric hospital, Bethlem Royal Hospital at Beckenham, south London, has been named as one of the finalists competing for the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2016. Situated within the hospital grounds, Bethlem […]

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Art, Culture, History

Fine art at the movies

We highlight images from the Bridgeman archive that have been licensed for several 2014-15 blockbusters and award-winners, used for set dressing and more 1. Cinderella (March 2015) This was a big, $95 million (£64 million) production for Disney. Kenneth Branagh sets his version in the early 19th century and mostly sticks […]