Month: November 2017

“I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together. I saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and then, on the working of some powerful engine, show signs of life, and stir with an uneasy, half vital motion. Frightful must it be; for supremely frightful would be the effect of any human endeavour to mock the…

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Top Art Exhibitions: December 2017

Posted by Published on November 28, 2017

This month we highlight exhibitions in the UK, USA, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Finland. Stay out of the cold and visit these wonderful exhibitions happening around the world this month: In the Tower: Anne Truitt November 19, 2017 – April 1, 2018, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA   Minami Invitation Card (recto), 1967 (colour litho), Anne Truitt (1921-2004) / © annetruitt.org /…

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D-Day – Anniversary

Posted by Published on November 10, 2017

The year 2019 will mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, one of the most historic events in British History. Discover the impact and significant this event had on the winning of World War II. On June 6th 1944, Allied forces launched a full forced attack to regain Nazi-occupied France. This date marked the beginning of The Battle of Normandy. Code-named Operation Overlord, it began the slow and lengthy process…

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When the men were not fighting, they would have to find ways to pass the long tedious hours. These were also opportunities to find a way to recreate some moments of normality in an otherwise surreal and unpredictable situation. Using images for our Look and Learn Collection, I would like to illustrate these lighter moments in the life of the World War I soldier.  …

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Stephen Finer first met David Bowie while they were both visiting a commercial exhibition on Cork Street. It was a casual encounter, but one that would lead to a collaboration between the two and a number of portraits of David Bowie. David Bowie was already an admirer of Finer’s work having seen a portrait the artist had done of Marlene Dietrich, while it was on…

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  Curating the Archive Wed 22 Nov – Thu 23 Nov 2017 The Whitechapel Gallery, whom we are proud to represent as part of the Bridgeman Footage archive, have a hugely exciting event coming up this month for those with an interest in archive, curation and art. Whitechapel Gallery‘s Archive Displays have hosted iconic and ground-breaking archival exhibitions for almost a decade, such as Aspen Magazine: 1965-1971…

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