Category: Culture

Top Art Exhibitions: October 2019

Posted by Published on September 26, 2019

Throughout history, Art has been inspired by human achievements big and small. From the incredible Apollo 11 moon landings to the historic ancient Egyptian Mummy discoveries, discover for yourself our top selection of October shows from across the world. Don’t Miss! New Works by Christabel Blackburn Until 5th OctoberAlex Eagle Studio, Lexington, London London based artist Christabel Blackburn studied Classics at Newcastle University. Eager to…

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Five Trends for 2020

Posted by Published on September 18, 2019

Visual and cultural trends are important to keep an eye on as a creative project or brand can be improved or made more appealing by incorporating elements of current trends into its design. At the beginning of 2019, we decided on nine beautiful and eye-catching trends, which you can find here. Now that 2020 is in full swing, we’ve decided on five more, and we…

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Germany: Historic Moments on Film

Posted by Published on September 16, 2019

“In the face of the economic plight, it is our task to become pioneers of simplicity…to find a simple form for all of life’s necessities, which is at the same time respectable and genuine.” — Oskar Schlemmer, Artist This week we look to Germany for our Footage archive highlights, as we celebrate 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and Germany became re-unified.  …

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Remembering Carlos Cruz-Diez (1923-2019)

Posted by Published on September 5, 2019

Graduating from the School of Fine Arts in Caracas, Carlos Cruz-Diez started out as a social realist painter drawing attention to the political conditions of the working class. His paintings sold well, but he found them too conventional in method and questioned their ability to bring about real social change. In his own words, ‘telling somebody they are poor doesn’t mean you are solving their…

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Education Through The Ages

Posted by Published on August 28, 2019

As September is fast approaching and the prospect of returning to school or university looms, the groans of students of all ages can be heard far and wide. This inspired to look through the Bridgeman archives at education through the ages. Here are some of our favourite finds. 800BC-146BC: Ancient Greece  Interestingly, music was the only subject taught to both girls and boys in ancient…

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Autumn is arriving – the colder weather is creeping in and the trees turn from bright green to dull orange as leaves start to fall. While warm weather may deter you from travelling further afield, the colder climate also tempts us indoors to warm up and visit the latest shows! From warm, wine-filled open evenings to eclectic contemporary shows contrasting the works of modern art…

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Best Places to Visit this Summer

Posted by Published on August 8, 2019

The Summer school holidays are in full swing, and we’re all excited to put our feet up and enjoy some well deserved rest. Whether your idea of time off is sunbathing on a white sand beach, hiking, or visiting as many museums and cultural hubs as possible, our blog on the best places to travel this summer will hopefully give you a few ideas as to…

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Time passes very quickly and we are already in August! If the heat hasn’t halted your appetite for show openings, private viewings and exhibitions, you have come to the right place! Discover our selection of highlights from across the world, including an exhibition featuring Gilbert and George, a psychedelic display of Larry Smart artworks and the latest exhibitions featuring modern artist legends Alexander Calder and Paul Klee….

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Dreamlike, suggestive and poetic at the same time, Impressionism has left a profound imprint on the history of art, moving its first steps in France since the second half of the nineteenth century.  In the spring of 1874, a group of young painters challenged the official Paris Salon by organising an exhibition of their own in the studio of the photographer Nadar. Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Giuseppe…

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The 2019 Bridgeman Book Cover Awards!

Posted by Published on July 12, 2019

We’re excited to announce the third annual Bridgeman Book Cover Design Awards! Bridgeman Images prides itself on working closely with designers in all industries, but since we began nearly 50 years ago, the close working relationship with publishing designers has evolved considerably and is now unmatched in the licensing industry. Each year, we look back and celebrate the best book covers of the year that used content sourced from…

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