Month: January 2016

Love on Film

Posted by Published on January 30, 2016

Yes, it’s that time of year again – Valentine’s Day is soon approaching and though some may relish in a day of exchanging romantic gifts with that special someone, the rest could find themselves glued to Tinder with Ben&Jerry’s for company… However fear not, Valentine’s Day isn’t just reserved for the head over heels couples. Our Footage Manager Holly Webster has put together lightboxes of clips portraying not just romantic,…

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The extraordinary story of how one man’s vision and perseverance improved the lives of the most vulnerable, and the unexpected artistic and musical benefits of his philanthropy. Early Georgian London London in the first decades of the 18th century was just the City, Westminster and Southwark, with Kew Palace accessible by river. Fields lay north of Oxford Street and the villages of Marylebone and Knightsbridge…

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Degas + Copeland…Crazy / Beautiful

Posted by Published on January 23, 2016

What happens when you combine one of the greatest painters of our time with one of the greatest dancers of our time?  This. Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty March 26–July 24, 2016 Who says you can’t start your dancing career at the ripe age of 13? Misty Copeland has defied stereotype after stereotype, pushing boundaries that stretch far beyond the methodical and calculated world…

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Being half Asian, I am lucky enough to celebrate two New Years. Chinese New Year is the far more cultural of the two, filled with traditions that go back centuries. The coming Chinese New Year will begin on the 8th February and will honour the Zodiac of the monkey – my own personal sign. Specifically, 2016 will be the year of the Fire Monkey, the most active and aggressive…

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The Slipstream Mystery

Posted by Published on January 23, 2016

Among the questions asked to a writer, the one regarding what genre his or her work fall into is a common recurrence. For a long time I dreaded that question, being unable to find a satisfactory answer. Fiction? Too broad. Science fiction? Too vague. Until I was finally told that my series, ‘The Fog Chronicles’, fitted into a niche literary genre: slipstream. What is slipstream?…

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Around the World with Bridgeman

Posted by Published on January 4, 2016

A new year is starting. Time to reflect on where we come from and where we want to go. The London office at Bridgeman is a very international and multicultural team. Using the archive as inspiration, we asked them to tell us something about their heritage and memories of growing up in various parts of the world. Here some answers: Giulia Leali, Account Manager International…

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Top Art Exhibitions: January 2016

Posted by Published on January 1, 2016

  Kick off the new year with a visit to some of January’s best art exhibitions around the world. From Europe to Japan, we’ve got you covered: Champagne Life 13 Jan – 6 March 2016, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK On the Beach, 1985 (acrylic on canvas), Paula Rego / Private Collection / Photo © Christie’s Images / Bridgeman Images To mark the Saatchi Gallery’s thirtieth…

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