Tag: 2018

  Bridgeman Images have teamed up with social media influencer and art curator Katy Hessel – founder of @thegreatwomenartists Instagram account which champions contemporary and modern art from Katy’s favourite female artists sighted on her travels. This prize is for female artists – more on this below.   @thegreatwomenartists was set up in October 2015 by 24 year-old art historian Katy Hessel as an aim to rewrite…

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Colour Blocking is defined as the selection, combination and application of opposing colours on the colour wheel in a variety of distinct ways. Now a fashion, interior and design trend in Summer 2018, we’re looking back to the archive to examine where this particular trend first emerged, and how it has been used by artists in the modern era. Usage of colour and colour theory…

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Top Art Exhibitions: July 2018

Posted by Published on June 29, 2018

July is crammed with exhibitions and events – we have picked out our favourites from all across the globe. Don’t miss a thing with our handy guide.   Henry Lamb: People and Portraits Messums Wiltshire, until July 8th Messums Wiltshire is proud to present an exhibition on behalf of the Estate of Henry Lamb; treasures from one of the masters of early 20th century portraiture….

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Top Art Exhibitions: June 2018

Posted by Published on May 25, 2018

Planes, Trains and Automobiles | Transportation Photographs from the National Galleries of Scotland Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 2nd June – 13th January 2019 ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’ is the third exhibition in a series aiming to demonstrate the exhaustive photo archive held by the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Featuring works from Alfred G Buckham (1879-1956), Humphrey Spender (1910-2005), Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946) and others, it displays the…

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Top Art Exhibitions: May 2018

Posted by Published on April 27, 2018

    Gabriele Münter Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, 3 May – 19 August 2018 One of the founding members of ‘Der Blaue Reiter’ of German Expressionism (alongside Wassily Kandinsky amongst others), Munter’s work is recognised as textbook German Expressionist work – sadly, the artist herself has not received the credit she deserves for this impressive repertoire. Louisiana Museum of Modern Art aim to change this, with…

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Design Trend Insights for 2018

Posted by Published on January 24, 2018

12 predicted trends for the year to come At the start of each year we’re on the hunt for the standout design, product and homeware trends that will take everyone by storm. This year was no exception and we scoured the premier retail tradeshow for creative lifestyle buyers, Top Drawer, for indications as to what’s rising in popularity. Here’s what we expect to see more of this year. Bright Colour…

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Top Art Exhibitions: February 2018

Posted by Published on January 10, 2018

Stay out of the cold and visit these wonderful exhibitions happening around the world this month:   Ocean Liners: Speed and Style February 3, 2018 – June 10, 2018, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK Experience a unique journey through the design stories of the world’s greatest ocean liners, including the Titanic, Normandie, and the Queen Mary and the Canberra, and discover how these impressive…

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Explore our list of notable artists who will be out of copyright in 2018 *Applicable to countries where works authored by an individual, under their own name or a known pseudonym, are protected for seventy years following the individual’s death. These include but are not limited to the UK, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the US, Finland, Sweden and more. Pierre Bonnard A French painter and printmaker, as well…

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Top 10 USA Anniversaries 2018

Posted by Published on January 2, 2018

From the birth of Louis Comfort Tiffany to the assassination of Martin Luther King, we take a look at US anniversaries coming up in 2018 1. Louis Comfort Tiffany – American artist and designer – dies, January 17th, 1933 – 85 year anniversary “Color is to the eye what music is to the ear.” – Louis Comfort Tiffany   2. Tet Offensive –  one of…

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Top 10 Historical Anniversaries 2018

Posted by Published on December 29, 2017

From UK women winning the right to vote to the first living creature being sent to space, we take a look at some of the historical anniversaries coming up in 2018    1. British woman aged 30 and over got the right to vote, 2 February 1918 – 100 year anniversary “There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and…

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