Month: August 2017

New York and London fashion week will be gracing us with the quintessential style trends this September. From sensational Seventies prints to bold tonal clashes, this season’s showstoppers are anything but subtle and are designed to give the maximum impact. Clothing in its true art form is an expression of identity and this season features a wide range of styles to suit a variety of personalities. Here’s…

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Pantone’s Purple Rain

Posted by Published on August 21, 2017

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, in part due to his song, album and film, all titled Purple Rain and released in…

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Digital Art  Computer graphics have developed, particularly at the end of the last century. Graphics software companies are trying to develop more skills to design and artists with new features that enable them to visualise their ideas. You can easily remember this trend by looking at the latest updates in applications such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. The new mixed brush in Photoshop is made…

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Nell Hill (1910-2017)

Posted by Published on August 15, 2017

Bridgeman is sad to announce the death of our friend and represented artist, Nell Hill. At the grand age of 106, Nell was Europe’s oldest living artist.  It has been an honour to have her and her stunning collection of botanical works with us since the early days of Bridgeman Images. Born in 1910, Nellie Irene Hill was born sixth of eight children.  Aged fifteen, she won…

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Chinese New Year 2018: The Dog

Posted by Published on August 9, 2017

Chinese New Year, or Lunar New Year as it’s also known, will take place on the 16th of February 2018 and will honour the 11th Zodiac sign, the Dog. It is regarded as the ‘Spring Festival’ in modern Mainland China and is the country’s most important traditional festival. The date has great importance worldwide as hundreds of thousands of people gather to wish each other good fortune and health for…

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Top Art Exhibitions: August 2017

Posted by Published on August 3, 2017

Summer is coming to an end, but it is not too late to catch these summer exhibitions around the world. Get out of that scorching August sun and make time to adventure through your local museum.  From Chicago, Illinois to Parkes, Australia, here are the top end of Summer art exhibitions that we recommend at Bridgeman-represented venues. John Ruskin in the Watercolour Gallery Until September…

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