Category: Art

This is part of our series highlighting the talented Bridgeman Studio artists that are taking part in the festival activity in Oxfordshire’s exquisite Cornbury Estate. Welcome to the Circus workshop at Wilderness Festival Book here Friday 6pm – 7pm / 7 August 2015                                     Bring a circus to life in front of…

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We can’t wait for the upcoming Wilderness Festival, the multi-award winning 4-day festival that fuses contemporary arts, live music and an array of theatre, craftsmanship and dining experiences. As a special addition to this year’s programme, the Wilderness Studio will also be bringing affordable art classes to all you wild things. This is a continuation of our series highlighting the wonderful Bridgeman Studio artists that are…

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When it comes to the modern artist few encapsulate the diversity of Trevor Neal.  A self-taught artist from York who was born in 1947, now resides in Sheffield, UK. As comfortable behind the camera lens as he is the easel Trevor Neal has forged an impressive career with exhibitions in UK, USA, France, Germany and Israel.  From fine art restoration, landscapes, nudes, portraits, still life,…

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In the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction winning novel How To Be Both, the intertwined stories of a 15th-century painter and a 21st-century teenager illuminate questions of art, identity, and immortality. The expansive nature of Ali Smith’s novel is highlighted by the interesting juxtaposition of the cover photograph of 60’s singers Sylvie Vartan and Francoise Hardy and the Renaissance frescoes used on the inside cover depicting figures from Palazzo Schifanoia.  Here’s…

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Last Call For Entries – 15th June

Posted by Published on June 2, 2015

Excitement is building in our office as the entries for the Bridgeman Studio Award 2015 continue to pour in. Every entry that comes in continues to raise the level of creativity and invention around the theme ‘The Great Outdoors’. So please keep them coming. For all creatives and artists who have not yet entered you still have time to win one of the great prizes…

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Hugh Jackman is reportedly in talks to play the lead in a movie adaptation of The Odyssey.  In Homer’s epic poem, the Sirens sing a song so irresistible that none can hear it and escape. Circe warns Odysseus of the danger and tells him how to avoid it. He must plug up his mens’ ears with beeswax, and have himself tied to the mast if…

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Set in the ancient parkland of Oxfordshire’s Cornbury Estate, Wilderness Festival is the multi-award winning 4-day festival combining live music, contemporary arts and an array of theatre, craftsmanship and dining experiences. A new concept for 2015, the Wilderness Studio aims to bring affordable art classes to the wilds.  This is the first of our series highlighting the Bridgeman Studio artists taking part.   Papercutting workshop at Wilderness…

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This is the second part of our ‘Stolen! The biggest art heists of all time (Part 1)‘ In this incredible journey back through some of the most outrageous art crimes in history we look at Picasso’s Portrait of Suzanne Bloch, Van Gogh’s Blossoming Chesnut Branches, Edvard Munch’s The Madonna and last but not least Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa from the Louvre. Sao Paulo Museum of Art, Brazil (2007)…

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Take every image that you associate with a music festival of old, throw it out and start afresh. Wilderness is the multi-award winning 4-day festival combining live music, contemporary arts and an array of theatre, craftsmanship and dining experiences. Set in the beautiful forests and ancient parkland of Oxfordshire’s Cornbury Estate, this is a festival for grown-ups preferring to expand their minds intellectually to getting mashed up. Think lavish banquets from Michelin-starred…

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With a bevy of egregious art thefts around the world, and the upcoming film, “Monuments Men”, about WWII Nazi-looted art, we list the most infamous art heists in history, using images from the archive. The Real ‘Monuments Men’ and Nazi-Looted Art The upcoming ‘Monuments Men’ film, directed by and starring George Clooney, will premier on 7 February 2014. The plot tracks the attempts of museum…

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