Month: August 2015

Suffragette, the first feature film to tell the story of women’s fight for the vote, will kick off this year’s London film festival (LFF) on 7 October. Not all women wanted the vote. Queen Victoria had referred to women’s suffrage as ‘wicked folly’ and in 1908 Mrs Humphrey Ward went so far as to form the National Anti-Suffrage League. Many subscribed to the belief that while…

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In November 1945, amidst the destruction of the immediate aftermath of the Second World War, the Victors’ military trials got underway in the bombed out city of Nuremberg. This signalled the final downfall for many of the most influential and powerful men in the Nazi party who orchestrated the devastation of Europe and the crimes against humanity witnessed in the years 1939-1945. The most prominent…

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Bridgeman’s Head of Sales in Berlin, Ute Krebs, reviews Marvel’s lastest addition to the superhero franchise – “Ant-Man”, alongside iconic images of our favourite superheroes.       In anticipation of “Ant-Man” I had been thinking about the superhero genre more than usual and so I had a search through the archive for some relevant images and was very surprised to find quite a few. The…

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To confine yourself to listening to the bands rather misses the point of Wilderness Festival. From Bjork’s multimedia show to lake swimming, yoga, bacchanal feasts and aerial spectacles, this was a festival for the intellectually and gastronomically curious, celebrating everything that pertains to the outdoors and arts. Thank you British weather for being amazing!       This August the Bridgeman Studio team and CultureLabel descended upon the beautiful forests and…

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Exclusive Giveaway! As part of Bridgeman’s collaboration with Wilderness Festival, we are giving away a special limited edition print of the Wilderness map, designed by Bridgeman Studio Award 2015 Winner Nik Van Es. How to Win Post a picture of yourself holding the map on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #WildMap to be in with the chance of winning this fantastic prize. The…

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Reykjavík Art Museum is currently showing an exhibition of Richard Serra’s work to mark 25 years since the creation of Áfangar, his site-specific sculpture that encompasses Vesturey, the western part of Viðey Island, off the coast of Reykjavík, Iceland. The exhibition is displayed at Hafnarhús, one of Reykjavík Art Museum’s three distinct buildings in central Reykjavik. It comprises drawings and prints produced by Serra in…

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  This summer Nik Van Es, an illustrator from the Netherlands, was commissioned to design a map for Wilderness Festival following his winning the grand prize of the Bridgeman Studio Award 2015. Nik was featured in the August issue of Creative Review and has produced the artwork that will be available as a printed map, distributed to 30,000 people, at the multi-award winning 4-day British festival on August…

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