Author: Bridgeman Team

Founded in 1972, Bridgeman Images is the world's leading rights-managed specialists in licensing art images and video to creative professionals. It has built up a global client base through offices in London, New York, Italy, Paris and Berlin, representing leading museums and artists for copyright. Bridgeman Images splits reproduction fees with its partner collections, creating a vital revenue stream for the museum sector.

“A snake, am I? Perhaps you’d like to see how ssssnakelike I CAN BE” – Jafar     The history of The World’s Greatest Dog Show has had its Eastenders moments – the poison scandal of 2015, the streaker of 2010, the time that dog did a poo, most years. But the 2018 Crufts finale was a classic: in protest at the canine eugenics of pedigree breeding,…

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We are excited to announce the launch of the Bridgeman Studio Award 2018. Now in its 5th year, Bridgeman Studio Award is the fastest growing contemporary art competition for artists, illustrators, and fine art photographers. Partnering with the Affordable Art Fair in New York and London, this year’s prize is our biggest and best yet. Our partnership with the Affordable Art Fair continues a legacy…

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In addition to the main prize, 10 shortlisted entries in the Bridgeman Studio Award 2018 will be showcased at this year’s London Affordable Art Fair in Battersea, and the winner will be chosen by up to 22,000 art lovers and collectors visiting the October fair. The winner will also receive a £150 gift Voucher from Cass Art. Open to all artists worldwide, this really is an…

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Bridgeman’s Christmas Wishlist

Posted by Published on December 8, 2017

Stuck for an idea on what to get your loved ones this Christmas? Don’t give them the usual… perfect the art of Christmas this year with our recommended pick of gifts to leave a smile on their face.    Drink it Up – One Design Wine Wraps Wine packaging by One Design, New Zealand “A great gift to overcome all the global tough times of 2017, to…

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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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  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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A Case for the Study of Art History

Posted by Published on October 18, 2017

You will have heard that the Art History A-level was at risk of being axed in the UK –  AQA had dropped the baton, and unless Pearson, the company which owns the examination board Edexcel, rescued it from the floor, the open door for those from unprivileged backgrounds to make sense of a world bombarded with visual media was going to be snapped shut. My year…

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The Art of War (1914-18)

Posted by Published on May 31, 2017

Representing the ravaged landscapes and soldiers who would never return, we bring you images by acclaimed artists, vividly chronicling their first-hand experiences of World War One.   British War Artists on the Front Line Official war artists were a select group, contracted to produce images of the war. Their role was to sketch, draw and paint as many aspects of the war and their experience…

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Politics on Film? Yes please!

Posted by Published on May 31, 2017

“Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.” ― Ingmar Bergman Film has captured our attention for generations. From footage on the battlefield to elections and assassinations, we turn to the reel and relive the moments that have so prominently defined the…

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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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