Exclusive Giveaway! As part of Bridgeman’s collaboration with Wilderness Festival, we are giving away a special limited edition print of the Wilderness map, designed by Bridgeman Studio Award 2015 Winner Nik Van Es. How to Win Post a picture of yourself holding the map on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #WildMap to be in with the chance of winning this fantastic prize. The…

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Reykjavík Art Museum is currently showing an exhibition of Richard Serra’s work to mark 25 years since the creation of Áfangar, his site-specific sculpture that encompasses Vesturey, the western part of Viðey Island, off the coast of Reykjavík, Iceland. The exhibition is displayed at Hafnarhús, one of Reykjavík Art Museum’s three distinct buildings in central Reykjavik. It comprises drawings and prints produced by Serra in…

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  This summer Nik Van Es, an illustrator from the Netherlands, was commissioned to design a map for Wilderness Festival following his winning the grand prize of the Bridgeman Studio Award 2015. Nik was featured in the August issue of Creative Review and has produced the artwork that will be available as a printed map, distributed to 30,000 people, at the multi-award winning 4-day British festival on August…

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The Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester is truly a tour de force of the cultural national stage, with July seeing the gallery win both the £100,000 Art Fund prize for Museum of the Year in addition to making the shortlist for this year’s prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize for the best new building in the UK. Last year the Whitworth underwent the largest physical transformation in…

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On offer at the Tate until next October is a retrospective exhibition on the work of Barbara Hepworth, titled ‘Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World’ the particular focus being her as an international artist. Part of the exhibition includes Dudley Shaw Ashton’s brilliant Figures in Landscape; Barbara Hepworth (owned by Bridgeman Footage), a fascinating look at Hepworth’s connection with the Cornish landscape as well as her process of…

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  We are absolutely thrilled to be collaborating with the award-winning Wilderness Festival, an unmissable 4-day extravaganza brimming with fantastic music, art, cuisine, performances and relaxation. This year the festival has a special addition of affordable art classes available. Hat Tricks workshop at Wilderness Festival Book here Friday 7.30 – 8.30pm / 7 August 2015 Heads up! Bridgeman Studio artist Holly Frean will be giving…

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I have been in love for a long time now with a man more than 500 years my senior, literally a Renaissance man!  As Berlin is gearing up to welcome him with an exhibition in the late summer I have decided to pay a little homage to him with a look in the Bridgeman archive – I am talking of course about Sandro Botticelli. As…

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Since Tudor times, Britain’s postal network has been connecting families and friends, enabling business and driving innovation across the country. Reminisce over the rich history of the British postal service with images from the British Postal Museum and Archive (all available for licensing). History of the British post – in pictures 1516: first recorded use of postal service The King’s Messenger, A.D. 1482, 1935 (colour litho), John…

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The award-winning Wilderness Festival is soon approaching, and we are very excited for the vast array of music, food, performances and relaxation that awaits! What’s more, this year’s festival has a special addition of affordable art classes at the Wilderness Studio. This is a follow-up of our series highlighting the gifted Bridgeman Studio artists that are taking part in the festival activity in Oxfordshire’s beautiful Cornbury Estate. Pull it, Print…

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  As the judges entered the room an air of expectancy filled the atmosphere. The doors were closed and when they would open again we would have four winners of incredible prizes provided by the Wilderness Festival and CultureLabel.com. Willa, Charlotte and Lucy (Bridgeman Studio) Kevin Summers & Paul Mulvey (Wilderness Festival) What the judges were not aware of before we started was the diversity…

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